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Osvaldo Codaro

Full name: Osvaldo Horacio Codaro Peirano
Nickname(s): Pacha
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: December 9, 1930 in Avellaneda, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Country: ARG Argentina
Sport: Water Polo

Biography

Osvaldo Codaro played water polo at the 1948, 1952, and 1960 Olympic Games. He also competed at five Pan American Games, leading Argentina to gold medals in 1951 and 1955, a silver in 1959, and a bronze in 1963. Codaro played with Club Counicaciones from 1952-62 and was with Athletic Boca from 1962-71. He played for Argentine national champions 22 times. After competing at the 1971 Pan Ams, he retired from competition but served as head coach of the Argentine Men’s National Team from 1975-81. Codaro was President of the Argentine Water Polo Federation from 1985-88. He was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 2017.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 17 London Water Polo Men's Water Polo Argentina ARG 9T
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Water Polo Men's Water Polo Argentina ARG 13T
1960 Summer 29 Roma Water Polo Men's Water Polo Argentina ARG 9T

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1948 Summer 17 London Water Polo Argentina ARG Group D Match #2 1T 1948-08-02 EGY 4, ARG 4
1948 Summer 17 London Water Polo Argentina ARG Group F Match #1 2 1948-07-30 FRA 4, ARG 1
1948 Summer 17 London Water Polo Argentina ARG Group F Match #2 1 1948-07-30 ARG 6, GRE 2
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Water Polo Argentina ARG Group C Match #1 2 1952-07-26 NED 9, ARG 3 0
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Water Polo Argentina ARG Group C Match #2 2 1952-07-27 YUG 9, ARG 1
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Water Polo Argentina ARG Group C Match #4 2 1952-07-28 SWE 7, ARG 2
1960 Summer 29 Roma Water Polo Argentina ARG Group B Match #1 1T 1960-08-25 BRA 2, ARG 2 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Water Polo Argentina ARG Group B Match #4 2 1960-08-27 URS 7, ARG 4 2
1960 Summer 29 Roma Water Polo Argentina ARG Group B Match #6 2 1960-08-29 GER 5, ARG 1 1
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