Portugal At the 1912 Summer Olympics
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Portugal At the 1912 Summer Olympics
Flag of Portugal.svg
IOC code POR
NOC Olympic Committee of Portugal
Website www.comiteolimpicoportugal.pt (in Portuguese)
in Stockholm
Competitors 6 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Francisco Lázaro
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Officials 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Portugal's first participation in the Summer Olympic Games took place at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. The nation was represented by a delegation of six competitors, who took part in three sports but failed to win a medal. The Portuguese debut participation was marked by the death of flag bearer Francisco Lázaro, who succumbed to serious dehydration after the marathon race.

Athletics

4 athletes represented Portugal in the nation's Olympic debut. Lázaro collapsed during the marathon due to his use of wax to prevent sweating; he died the next morning.[1]

Ranks given are within that athlete's heat for running events.

Athlete Events Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Francisco Lázaro Marathon N/A Did not finish
Armando Luzarte-Cortesão 400 m ? 3 Did not advance
800 m ? 2 Q ? 6-9 Did not advance
António Stromp 100 m ? 3 Did not advance
200 m ? 3 Did not advance

Fencing

A single fencer represented Portugal in that nation's Olympic debut. Fernando Correia was disqualified in the first round of the épée competition.

Fencer Event Round 1 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Record Rank Record Rank Record Rank Record Rank
Fernando Correia Épée Disqualified Did not advance

Wrestling

Greco-Roman

Portugal's Olympic debut included two wrestlers. Both wrestlers lost their first bout, won their second, and lost their third to be eliminated.

Wrestler Class First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Sixth round Seventh round Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Match A
Opposition
Result
Match B
Opposition
Result
Match C
Opposition
Result
Rank
António Pereira Featherweight  Haapanen (FIN)
L
 MacKenzie (GBR)
W
 Andersson (SWE)
L
Did not advance 19
Joaquim Victal Middleweight  Carcereri (ITA)
L
 Barrier (FRA)
W
 Asikainen (FIN)
L
Did not advance 20

Officials

  • Fernando Correia (chief of mission)

References


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