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Francisco Villota

Full name: Francisco Villota y Baquiola
Gender: Male
Born: November 18, 1873 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Died: January 7, 1950 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Basque Pelota

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Francisco Villota was a Cantabrian from Santander, Spain. He was known as an all-around athlete who once did the Madrid-El Escorial walk in eight hours. In addition to playing pelota basque he was president of the Euskal-Jai Club of Madrid. In that role, Villota helped organize pelota tournaments in Madrid from 1908-10. He was described as a “strong and muscular” man.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 26 Paris Basque Pelota Men's Two-Man Teams With Cesta Spain ESP 1 Gold
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