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Walter Pérez

Full name: Walter Pérez Soto
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: November 1, 1924
Died: December 30, 2009 in Lima, Lima, Peru
Country: URU Uruguay
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Walter Pérez finished second in the 1943 and 1945 South American championships in the 100 m. Pérez set several national records, recording 10.4 for 100 metres in 1943, 1944, and 1948, and 21.5 for 200 m in 1944. He was Chef de Mission for the Uruguayan team at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

Personal Bests: 100 - 10.4 (1943); 200 - 21.5 (1944).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 100 metres Uruguay URU 3 h10r1/4
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 200 metres Uruguay URU 4 h8 r1/4
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Uruguay URU 4 h2 r1/2

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) ATM
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Uruguay Round One Heat Ten 3 11.0 at 0.13

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Uruguay Round One Heat Eight 4

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Uruguay URU Round One Heat Two 4 42.8
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