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Liberto Corney

Full name: Liberto Corney Espallargas
Gender: Male
Born: February 20, 1905 in Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1955
Country: URU Uruguay
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Argentine-born Corney was Uruguay’s first Olympic boxer, but he did not advance past the first round. He later became technician of the Uruguayan boxing squad, and worked as a teacher at a YMCA. He founded an "Olympic Academy" in Montevideo.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 19 Paris Boxing Men's Lightweight Uruguay URU 17T

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1924 Summer 19 Paris Boxing Uruguay URU Round One Match #16 2 1924-07-16 Graham (CAN) , Corney (URU)