Argentina at the
1964 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Argentina.svg
IPC codeARG
NPCArgentine Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.coparg.org.ar
in Tokyo
Competitors24 in 3 sports
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
6
Silver
15
Bronze
16
Total
37
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

Argentina was one of the nineteen nations that competed at the Summer Paralympic Games in 1964 held in Tokyo, Japan from November 3 to 12, 1964. The team finished eighth in the medal table with a total of thirty seven medals, six gold, fourteen silver and sixteen bronze. The Argentinian team consisted of twenty four athletes, eighteen male and six female.

Team

The Argentinian team consisted of twenty four athletes, eighteen male and six female.[1][n 1] The team included Noemi Tortul and Susana Beatriz Olarte. In 2014, the pair would become one of the first two Argentine para-athletes to be recognized by the Congress of Sport and Tourism in Rosario, Argentina.[2]

Medals

The Argentinian team consisted of twenty four athletes, eighteen male and six female.[1][n 2]

Track and field (athletics)

Main article: Athletics at the 1964 Summer Paralympics

Argentina entered nine of its twenty four athletes in the athletic events, four male and five female.[3] They won fifteen medals, one gold, six silver and eight bronze. Six individual competitors won a medal, with Olarte and Diz winning four medals each.[4]

Noemi Tortul won a pair of bronze medals at these Games in the shot put and javelin.[2] Susana Beatriz Olarte won four medals, including a gold in the shot put, silver in javelin and discus, and bronze in the speed race.[2]

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1964 Summer Paralympics

Argentina entered eight of its nineteen athletes in the swimming events, five male and three female.[5] They won sixteen medals, four gold, six silver and six bronze. All eight individual competitors won a medal, with Cochetti, Faloco and Mier winning three medals each.[6]

Table tennis

Main article: Table tennis at the 1964 Summer Paralympics

Argentina entered three of its nineteen athletes in the table-tennis event, all male.[7] They won 2 medals, all silver. Each competitor won one medal.[8]

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1964 Summer Paralympics

Argentina entered three of its nineteen athletes in the weightlifting event, all male.[9] They won two medals, one gold and one bronze. Bartelli and Brandoni won one medal each.[10]

Wheelchair basketball

Main article: Wheelchair basketball at the 1964 Summer Paralympics

Argentina entered eleven of its twenty four athletes in the wheelchair basketball event, all male.[11] They won one silver medal at the Men's Tournament B incomplete. The team players were: Eduardo Albelo, Héctor Brandoni, Fernando Bustelli, Jorge Diz, Wilmer González, Juan Grusovin, Roberto Iglesias, Federico Marín, Rodolfo Novoa, Juan Sznitowski y Dante Tosi.[12]

Notes

  1. ^ Data is taken from the International Paralympic Committee website and is based on information contained/sourced in the original hardcopy final results publications. Some information from earlier Paralympic Games (ie 1960 - 1984) is incomplete and is missing first names of some athletes. Additionally some athletes whose gender could not be clearly identified from the source information are registered as 'x' based on their participation in mixed events. The IPC data doesn`t include the five of the Argentina basquetball players: Eduardo Albelo, Wilmer González, Juan Grusovin, Federico Marín and Rodolfo Novoa. "Historia de las Medallas Paraolímpicas Argentinas". Periodismo Deportivo. 25 Sep 2008.[1]
  2. ^ Data is taken from the International Paralympic Committee website and is based on information contained/sourced in the original hardcopy final results publications. Some information from earlier Paralympic Games (ie 1960 - 1984) is incomplete and is missing first names of some athletes. Additionally some athletes whose gender could not be clearly identified from the source information are registered as 'x' based on their participation in mixed events. The IPC data doesn`t include the five of the Argentina basquetball players: Eduardo Albelo, Wilmer González, Juan Grusovin, Federico Marín and Rodolfo Novoa. "Historia de las Medallas Paraolímpicas Argentinas". Periodismo Deportivo. 25 Sep 2008.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Participation Numbers Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on August 19, 2016. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "Two Argentinian athletes commemorated for Tokyo 1964 achievements". www.paralympic.org. Retrieved 2016-12-25.
  3. ^ "Participation Numbers Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games Athletics". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Medals Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games Athletics". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Participants Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games Swimming". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  6. ^ "Medals Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games Swimming". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  7. ^ "Participants Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games Table Tennis". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  8. ^ "Medals Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games Table Tennis". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  9. ^ "Participants Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games Weightlifting". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  10. ^ "Medals Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games Weightlifting". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  11. ^ "Wheelchair Basketball at the Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games. Men's Tournament B incomplete". IPC. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  12. ^ "Historia de las Medallas Paraolímpicas Argentinas". Periodismo Deportivo. 25 Sep 2008.