Full name: JosÃ© MarÃa de Figueroa y Alonso-MartÃnez
Born: December 24, 1897 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Died: October 20, 1920 in Teffer, Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima, Morocco
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
JosÃ© de Figueroa and his brothers [Ãlvaro] and [Luis] were sons of the Count of Romanones, a liberal politician and president of the Government of Spain on several occasions between 1912 and 1919, and nephews of the [Marquis de Villamejor], the first IOC Member from Spain. JosÃ© is best remembered as a member of the Spain polo team that took part in the 1920 Summer Olympics, winning the silver medal, although he was an alternate, and did not play. Just a few months after the Games he was killed in action during the Second Rif War with local rebels in Morocco.
|1920 Summer||22||Antwerpen||Polo||Men's Polo||Spain||ESP||2||Silver|
|1920 Summer||22||Antwerpen||Polo||Spain||ESP||Semi-Finals||Match #1||1||1920-07-25||ESP 13, USA 3|