José Álvarez de Bohórquez

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Olympic medal record
Men's Equestrian
Gold medal – first place 1928 Amsterdam Team jumping

José Álvarez de las Asturias de Bohórquez y Goyeneche, Marqués de los Trujillos (Marquess of the Trujillos) (23 March 1895 – 27 February 1993) was a Spanish horse rider. Álvarez de Bohórquez competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics and won the team jumping gold medal in the 1928 Summer Olympics.[1][2] His name is also shortened to José Álvarez de Bohórquez, José Á. de Bohórquez, or José Álvarez.

Biography[edit]

José Álvarez de Bohórquez was born on 23 March 1895, in Madrid, Spain.[1][2]

In the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, he finished ninth in the individual jumping and placed eighth as part of the Spanish team in the team jumping with his horse Acabado.[3]

In the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam he finished tenth in the individual jumping and won the gold medal as part of the Spanish team in the team jumping[1][2] with his horse Zalamero.[3]

Álvarez de Bohórquez died on 27 February 1993.[2]

References[edit]

Sources consulted
  • DBO (2006 online). ""José Alvarez Olympic medals and stats"". The Largest Olympics Statistics and History Database Online. Database Olympics.com. Archived from the original on 2006-10-31. José Alvarez - Country: ESP - Sport: Equestrian - Birthdate: 3/23/1895 -- Year: 1928 - Age: 33 - Sport:Equestrian Jumping, Team - Event: Jumping, Team - Medal:GOLD - Country: ESP - Result 4  Check date values in: |date= (help) (integral quote)
  • Fauria García, Juan (1998). Karlsson, Ove, ed. ""Obituaries: Deceased Olympic Medallists"" (PDF). Journal of Olympic History (formerly Citius, Altius, Fortius), Vol. 6, No. 2, Summer 1998, ISSN 1085-5165. Oosterwolde, Netherlands: International Society of Olympic Historians (at AAFLA.org / LA84 Foundation.org). p. 36. Archived from the original (PDF, 42 KB) on 2003-08-28. Corrections/additions to the list of deceased medallists in the ISOH Journal No. 2/1997: ALVAREZ DE LAS ASTURIAS BOHORQUES Y GOYENECHE (Marquis de los Trujillos), José (ESP) - 23.03.1895-27.02.1993 (cq) Equestrian: Gold (1928) - JFG  (integral quote)
  • MDC (2000). ""Resultados españoles en los Juegos Olímpicos"". Noticias: Salto de obstáculos, 29 October 2000 (in Spanish). López-Quesada, Carolo. Mas de Caballos.com. Archived from the original on 2005-04-16. 
Endnotes
  1. ^ a b c DBO, cited.
  2. ^ a b c d Karlsson 1998, cited.
  3. ^ a b MDC 2000, cited.

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