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Oscar Verona

Full name: Oscar Verona
Gender: Male
Born: June 20, 1924 in Tarvisio, Udine, Italy
Died: March 20, 2005 in Trieste, Trieste, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Oscar Verona wrestled freestyle as a light-heavyweight at the 1948 London Olympics. He was Italian Champion in 1946, 1948, and 1951-52. Verona wrestled once at the World Championships, finishing fifth in light-heavyweight freestyle in 1951. After failing to qualify for the 1952 Olympics, he retired in early 1953.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Italy ITA AC

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling Italy ITA Final Standings AC 1948-07-29 Eliminated r3/8 6
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling Italy ITA Round Three 7T 1948-07-30 6
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling Italy ITA Round Three Match #2 2 1948-07-30 Payette (CAN) decision (3-0), Verona (ITA) 3
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling Italy ITA Round Two 6T 1948-07-30 3
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling Italy ITA Round Two Match #3 1 1948-07-30 Verona (ITA) fall (8:51), El-Zaim (EGY) 0
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling Italy ITA Round One 9T 1948-07-29 3
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling Italy ITA Round One Match #3 2 1948-07-29 Fahlkvist (SWE) decision (3-0), Verona (ITA) 3
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