Martín Acosta y Lara

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Martín Acosta y Lara
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Representing  Uruguay
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Helsinki Team competition

Martín Acosta y Lara Díaz (March 25, 1925 – January 5, 2005) was a Uruguayan basketball player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1]

Acosta y Lara was part of the Uruguayan basketball team, which finished fifth in the 1948 tournament.

Four years later Acosta y Lara was a member of the Uruguayan team, which won the bronze medal. He played seven matches.

He died in 2005, and is buried at Cementerio del Buceo, Montevideo.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Martín Acosta y Lara Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 12 June 2018. 

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