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Umberto Caligaris

Full name: Umberto Caligaris
Gender: Male
Born: July 26, 1901 in Casale Monferrato, Alessandria, Italy
Died: October 19, 1940 in Torino, Torino, Italy
Affiliations: AS Casale Calcio, Casale Monferrato (ITA) / Juventus FC, Torino (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Umberto Caligaris was considered one of the greatest Italian defenders prior to World War II. He normally played at left back, starting with AS Casale and FC Juventus, before finishing his career with Brescia. With Juventus, Caligaris won five consecutive Italian Championships, 1931-35. He earned 59 caps with the Azzuri, an Italian record for many years, lasting until 1971. In addition to his 1928 Olympic bronze medal, Caligaris played on the Italian team that won the 1934 FIFA World Cup.

After he retired as a player, Caligaris coached Brescia and Juventus. Caligaris coached Juventus from 1939 until his sudden death in Torino from an aneurysm.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Football Men's Football Italy ITA 5T
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Men's Football Italy ITA 3 Bronze

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1924 Summer 22 Paris Football Italy ITA Final Standings 5T 1924-05-25 0 0 0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Football Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1924-06-02 SUI 2, ITA 1 0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Football Italy ITA Round One Match #3 1 1924-05-25 ITA 1, ESP 0 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Final Standings 3 1928-05-27 0 0 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1928-06-09 ITA 11, EGY 3 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1928-06-07 URU 3, ITA 2 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1T 1928-06-01 ITA 1, ESP 1 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Replay #1 1 1928-06-04 ITA 7, ESP 1 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Round One Match #4 1 1928-05-29 ITA 4, FRA 3 0
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