Leopoldo Contarbio

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Leopoldo Contarbio
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BornApril 29, 1927
DiedAugust 24, 1993(1993-08-24) (aged 66)

Leopoldo ("Pichón") Contarbio (April 29, 1927 – August 24, 1993) was an Argentine basketball player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He was born in Buenos Aires.[1]

In 1948 he was a member of the Argentine basketball team, which finished fifteenth in the 1948 tournament. Four years later he was a member of the basketball team which finished fourth. He played all eight games in the 1952 tournament. His biggest success came when he won the world title at the first World Championship (1950) in his native Buenos Aires.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Leopoldo Contarbio Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 June 2018.