Hugo Conte

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Hugo Conte
Medal record
Men's Volleyball
Representing  Argentina
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul Team Competition
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Argentina Team Competition

Hugo Néstor Conte (born April 14, 1963) is a volleyball coach and retired player from Argentina, who represented his native country in three Summer Olympics. He was born at Buenos Aires. He currently coaches Volley Cavriago in Italy.

After having finished in sixth place at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Conte was a member of the men's national team that claimed the bronze medal four years later in Seoul, South Korea. Twelve years later he was on the squad ending up in fourth place at the 2000 Summer Olympics. He is considered to be one of the 8 greatest Volleyball players of all time, and the best argentinian player, next to Waldo Kantor.

With Italian Santal Parma, he won the 1984 European Champions League.

Hugo's son, Facundo is also an international volleyball player.

Clubs history[edit]

Club Country From To
Ferro Carril Oeste  Argentina 1978-1979 1981-1982
AS Cannes  France 1982-1983 1982-1983
Pallavolo Parma  Italy 1983-1984 1983-1984
Victor Village Ugento  Italy 1984-1985 1985-1986
Ferro Carril Oeste  Argentina 1986-1987 1986-1987
Acqua Pozzillo Catane  Italy 1987-1988 1989-1990
Carimonte Modena  Italy 1990-1991 1992-1993
Alpitour Diesel Cuneo  Italy 1993-1994 1993-1994
Tally Milan  Italy 1994-1995 1994-1995
Playa Catania  Italy 1995-1996 1997-1998
Ferro Carril Oeste  Argentina 1998-1999 1999-2000
Pallavolo Parma  Italy 2000-2001 2000-2001