Spain at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Spain at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  ESP
NOC Spanish Olympic Committee
Website www.coe.es (Spanish)
At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris
Competitors 95 (93 men, 2 women) in 15 sports
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Spain competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. 95 competitors, 93 men and 2 women, took part in 44 events in 15 sports.[1]

Aquatics[edit]

Diving[edit]

Three divers, all men, represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Men
Diver Event Semifinals Final
Points Score Rank Points Score Rank
Francisco Ortiz Plain high diving 41.5 117 9 Did not advance
Antonio Tort 10 m platform 35 229.4 7 Did not advance
Plain high diving 40 90 8 Did not advance
Santiago Ulio 10 m platform 35 204.8 7 Did not advance
Plain high diving 36 102 7 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Ranks given are within the heat.

Men
Swimmer Event Heats Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Pedro Méndez 400 m freestyle 6:26.6 5 Did not advance
1500 m freestyle 26:23.5 5 Did not advance
José Manuel Pinillo 100 m freestyle 1:14.2 5 Did not advance
Ramón Berdemans
Pedro Méndez
Julio Perejordi
José Manuel Pinillo
4×200 m freestyle relay 12:02.4 4 Did not advance

Water polo[edit]

Spain made its second Olympic water polo appearance.

Roster
First round
  • Bye
Quarterfinals
Sweden  9–0  Spain Piscine des Tourelles

Athletics[edit]

Thirteen athletes represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
José Andía Cross country N/A Did not finish
Dionisio Carreras Marathon N/A 2:57:18.4 9
Jesús Diéguez Cross country N/A Did not finish
Juan Junquera 100 m 11.3 4 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 2 Q Unknown 6 Did not advance
José-María Larrabeiti 100 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
Gabino Lizarza Discus throw N/A 34.20 9 Did not advance
Félix Mendizábal 100 m 11.4 1 Q Unknown 6 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 4 Did not advance
Joaquín Miquel 5000 m N/A Unknown 11 Did not advance
Diego Ordóñez 100 m Unknown 3 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
Miguel Palau 5000 m N/A Unknown 11 Did not advance
Cross country N/A Did not finish
Amador Palma Cross country N/A Did not finish
Miguel Peña Cross country N/A 41:34.0 14
Fabián Velasco Cross country N/A 39:07.6 13
José-María Larrabeiti
Juan Junquera
Félix Mendizábal
Diego Ordóñez
4x100 m relay N/A 44.2 3 Did not advance
José Andía
Jesús Diéguez
Joaquín Miquel
Miguel Palau
Fabián Velasco
3000 m team N/A 30 4 Did not advance
José Andía
Jesús Diéguez
Amador Palma
Miguel Peña
Miguel Palau
Fabián Velasco
Team cross country N/A Did not finish

Boxing[edit]

Seven boxers represented Spain at the 1924 Games. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Biete and Sánchez were the most successful Spanish boxers, each reaching the quarterfinals.

Boxer Weight class Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / Bronze match
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Emilio Bautista Featherweight Bye  Abarca (CHI)
L
Did not advance 9
Ruperto Biete Flyweight Bye  McDonagh (IRL)
W
 Castellenghi (ITA)
L
Did not advance 5
Luis Bru Featherweight  Devergnies (BEL)
L
Did not advance 17
José Pastor Bantamweight Bye  Lemouton (FRA)
L
Did not advance 9
Antonio Sánchez Bantamweight Bye  Weidel (SUI)
W
 Andrén (SWE)
L
Did not advance 5
Vicente Valdero Lightweight  Reilly (ARG)
W
 Beland (RSA)
L
Did not advance 9
Lorenzo Vitria Flyweight Bye  MacGregor (CAN)
L
Did not advance 9

Equestrian[edit]

Four equestrians represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Equestrian Event Final
Score Time Rank
José Álvarez Jumping 18.00 2:31.0 9
Emilio López Jumping Did not finish
Nemesio Martínez Jumping 22.00 2:17.2 16
José Navarro Jumping 33.75 3:02.4 30
José Álvarez
Emilio López
Nemesio Martínez
José Navarro
Team jumping 73.75 N/A 8

Fencing[edit]

13 fencers, all men, represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport, and first since 1900.

Men

Ranks given are within the pool.

Fencer Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Julián de Olivares Sabre N/A 0–5 6 Did not advance
Félix de Pomés Épée 3–6 8 N/A Did not advance
Foil 0–4 5 Did not advance
Juan Delgado Foil 2–1 2 Q 4–1 2 Q 4–1 1 Q 1–4 5 Did not advance
Diego Díez Foil 2–2 3 Q 2–3 5 Did not advance
Domingo García Épée 8–1 1 Q N/A 7–3 1 Q 4–7 7 Did not advance
Santiago García Foil 0–2 3 Q 0–5 6 Did not advance
Julio González Sabre N/A 0–5 6 Did not advance
Fernando Guillén Sabre N/A 1–6 7 Did not advance
Carlos Miguel Épée 1–8 10 N/A Did not advance
Manuel Toledo Sabre N/A 0–6 7 Did not advance
Miguel Zabalza Épée 2–7 9 N/A Did not advance
Julián de Olivares
Julio González
Fernando Guillén
Jesús López de Lara
Jaime Mela
Team sabre Bye N/A 0–2 3 Did not advance
Félix de Pomés
Juan Delgado
Diego Díez
Domingo García
Santiago García
Team foil 0–2 3 N/A Did not advance
Félix de Pomés
Juan Delgado
Diego Díez
Domingo García
Jesús López de Lara
Miguel Zabalza
Team épée 1.5–0.5 1 Q N/A 2–0 2 Q 0–2 3 Did not advance

Football[edit]

Spain competed in the Olympic football tournament for the second time in 1924. In an unfortunate draw for them (and Italy), they faced Italy in the first round. The Italians came out the better, though it was a Spanish own goal that was the difference in the otherwise scoreless match.

Round 1

May 25, 1924
15:30
Italy  1–0  Spain
Vallana Goal 84' (o.g.) Report
Stade Olympique, Colombes
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Marcel Slawik (FRA)
Final rank
17th place

Polo[edit]

Spain sent a polo team to the Olympics for the second time in 1924. The Spanish team finished fourth in the five-team round-robin.

Ranks given are within the pool.

Players Event Round robin
Wins Losses Points for Points against Rank
Álvaro de Figueroa
Luis de Figueroa
Rafael Fernández
Hernando Fitz-James
Leopoldo Sáinz
Justo San Miguel
Men's polo 1 3 22 42 4

July 4
Argentina 16–2 Spain

July 10
Spain 15–1 France

Rowing[edit]

Ten rowers represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport, and first since 1900.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Rower Event Semifinals Repechage Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Josep Balsells
Leandro Coll
Jaime Geralt
Ricardo Massana
Luis Omedes
Coxed fours Unknown 3 Did not advance
Leandro Coll
Jaime Giralt
José Lasplazas
José Martínez
Ricardo Massana
Eliseo Morales
Enrique Pérez Soler
Juan Riba
Luis Omedes
Eights Unknown 3 Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Three sailors represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Sailor Event Qualifying Final
Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Total Race 1 Race 2 Total Rank
Santiago Amat Olympic monotype 2 Q 4 N/A 4 4 8 4
Santiago Amat
Arturo Masbové
Pedro Pi
6 metre class 7 6 8 (DNF) 21 Did not advance 8

Shooting[edit]

Shooter Event Final
Score Rank
José María de Palleja Trap  ??  ??

Tennis[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Manuel Alonso Singles Bye Bye  Robson (ARG)
W 7–9, 6–4, 6–0, 6–4
 Richards (USA)
L 5–7, 8–10, 6–2, 3–6
Did not advance
Eduardo Flaquer Singles  Torralva (CHI)
W 6–4, 3–6, 6–0, 6–0
 Washer (BEL)
L 1–6, 4–6, 5–7
Did not advance
Raimundo Morales Singles  Jacob (IND)
L 2–6, 4–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Francisco Sindreu Singles Bye  Richardson (RSA)
L 4–6, 4–6, 3–6
Did not advance
José Alonso
Manuel Alonso
Doubles N/A  Kingscote /
Wheatley (GBR)
W 6–4, 6–3, 6–1
 Harada /
Okamoto (JPN)
W 6–4, 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
 Zerlentis /
Papadopoulos (GBR)
W 6–2, 9–7, 6–4
 Richards /
Hunter (USA)
L 4–6, 4–6, 3–6
Did not advance
Eduardo Flaquer
Ricardo Saprissa
Doubles N/A Bye  Honda /
Fukuda (JPN)
W 6–2, 6–3, 6–3
 Condon /
Richardson (RSA)
L 2–6, 3–6, 1–6
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Elia González-Álvarez Singles Bye  Scharman (USA)
W 6–2, 6–2
 Polley (IND)
W 6–0, 6–3
 Golding (FRA)
L 5–7, 3–6
Did not advance
Rosa Torras Singles Bye  Perelli (ITA)
W 6–4, 4–6, 8–6
 Jessup (USA)
L 2–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Elia González-Álvarez
Rosa Torras
Doubles N/A Bye  Billout /
Bourgeois (FRA)
L 6–2, 3–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Eduardo Flaquer
Elia González-Álvarez
Doubles Bye Bye  Jessup /
Richards (USA)
L 3–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Ricardo Saprissa
Rosa Torras
Doubles  Perelli /
de Morpurgo (ITA)
L 3–6, 8–10
Did not advance

Wrestling[edit]

Greco-Roman[edit]

Men's
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Sixth round Seventh round Eighth round Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Domingo Sánchez Featherweight  Penczik (AUT)
L
 Naito (JPN)
L
Did not advance =18
Francisco Solé Lightweight  Coerse (NED)
L
 Michelsen (NOR)
W
 Frisenfeldt (DEN)
L
Did not advance N/A =13
Jordán Vallmajo Featherweight  Naito (JPN)
L
 Väli (EST)
L
Did not advance =18
Emilio Vidal Middleweight  Yalaz (TUR)
L
 Dumont (LUX)
W
 Okulicz-Kozaryn (POL)
L
Did not advance N/A =15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spain at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 January 2015. 

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