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Joaquín Vázquez

Full name: Joaquín Vázquez González
Gender: Male
Born: August 26, 1897 in Badajoz, Badajoz, Spain
Died: October 21, 1965
Affiliations: Racing de Ferrol, Ferrol (ESP)
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Joaquín Vázquez started in football with Deportivo Irunés in 1909. He later moved to Racing Irun in 1914, and then represented Real Union Irun after a merger of clubs. During military service in Galicia he played for Racing de Ferrol and Deportivo la Coruña. Vázquez later played for Real Union Irun (1921-25) and Sport (1925-28), before finishing his career with Cultural León (1928-30). He won two Copa del Reys with Real Union Irun, in 1918 and 1924. His only cap came at the 1920 Olympics against Belgium. His son, James, also competed in high-level football in Spain, playing for Real Sociedad, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Celta de Vigo and Racing Santander. He later owned a shoe store in Irún.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Football Men's Football Spain ESP 2 Silver

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Football Spain ESP Final Standings 2 1920-08-28 0 0 0
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Football Spain ESP Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1920-08-29 BEL 3, ESP 1 0
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