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Roberto Lovera

Full name: Roberto José Lovera Vidal
Gender: Male
Born: November 14, 1922 in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: June 22, 2016
Affiliations: Club Atlético Olimpia, Montevideo (URU)
Country: URU Uruguay
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Point guard Roberto Lovera was on the Uruguayan national team from 1943-53 and was captain of the national side from 1950-53. The high point of Lovera’s career came at the 1952 Olympics, where he captained Uruguay to a bronze medal. He was also South American Champion in 1947, 1949 and 1953 and won silver at the South American Championships in 1943 and 1945. At the club level, Lovera played his entire career with Club Atlético Olimpia, winning the Uruguayan title and South American Club Championship with them in 1946. He retired from sports in 1953 and later worked as head coach of Club Atlético Olimpia, leading them to three Uruguayan titles in 1970-72.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Men's Basketball Uruguay URU 5
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Men's Basketball Uruguay URU 3 Bronze

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Uruguay URU Final Round Match 5/6 1 1948-08-11 URU 50, CHI 32
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Uruguay URU Quarter-Finals Match #1 2 1948-08-09 USA 63, URU 28 4
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Uruguay URU Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 1 1948-08-11 URU 45, KOR 36
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #1 1 1948-07-31 URU 69, GBR 17
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #4 2 1948-08-01 BRA 36, URU 32
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #9 1 1948-08-03 URU 46, ITA 34 2
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #11 1 1948-08-04 URU 49, HUN 31
1948 Summer 25 London Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #15 2 1948-08-05 CAN 52, URU 50
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Uruguay URU Final Round Match 3/4 1 1952-08-01 URU 68, ARG 59 4
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Uruguay URU Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1952-07-31 URS 61, URU 57 2
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #2 2 1952-07-28 FRA 68, URU 66 5
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #3 1 1952-07-29 URU 62, BUL 54 13
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #6 1 1952-07-30 URU 66, ARG 65 5
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #2 1 1952-07-25 URU 53, TCH 51 2
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #3 1 1952-07-26 URU 70, HUN 56 8
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Basketball Uruguay URU Group A Match #6 2 1952-07-27 USA 57, URU 44 0
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