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Lorenzo Vitria

Full name: Lorenzo Vitria Barrera
Other name(s): Llorenç Vitrià i Barrera
Gender: Male
Born: February 2, 1908 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Died: June 18, 1941 in Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp, Oberösterreich, Austria
Affiliations: CAC
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Boxing

Biography

After his Olympic appearance in 1924, Catalan fighter Lorenzo Vitria embarked on a professional career. Not many results are known, but he contested the Spanish bantamweight title in 1932, losing to Carlos Flix. A shop owner in Barcelona, Vitria fled the country when the city was occupied by the Spanish Nationalists in January 1939. Living in a refugee camp in southern France, he was arrested when the Germans occupied the country in 1940. On the "Convoy of the 927", Vitria was deported to the Austrian concentration camp Mauthausen-Gusen. He died there five months after his arrival.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 16 Paris Boxing Men's Flyweight Spain ESP 9T

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1924 Summer 16 Paris Boxing Spain ESP Round Two Match #7 2 1924-07-16 MacGregor (CAN) , Vitria (ESP)
1924 Summer 16 Paris Boxing Spain ESP Round One Match #14 1 1924-07-15 Vitria (ESP) bye
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