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Andrés Gazzotti

Full name: Andrés Gazzotti
Gender: Male
Born: May 30, 1896 in Chacabuco, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1984
Country: ARG Argentina
Sport: Polo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

A 9-handicap player, Andrés Gazzotti won the US Open in 1931 when Gazzotti, Juan and Jose Reynal and [Manuel Andrada] beat Hurricanes 11-8 at Meadow Brook. Selected to play at number three for his country at the 1936 Olympics, Gazzotti captained the side and scored three goals in each of Argentina’s games; the 15-5 win over Mexico and the 11-0 victory over Great Britain in the gold medal match. Six weeks later Gazzotti was a member of the Argentine side that beat the USA to win the Cup of the Americas for the first time and he scored three goals in the 21-9 rout in the first match. He won his only Argentine Open in 1938, with Los Indios at the age of 42.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 40 Berlin Polo Men's Polo Argentina ARG 1 Gold

Men's Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1936 Summer 40 Berlin Polo Argentina ARG Final Round Match 1/2 1 1936-08-07 ARG 11, GBR 0 3
1936 Summer 40 Berlin Polo Argentina ARG Group A Match #2 1 1936-08-05 ARG 15, MEX 5 3
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