Plaza, Manuel

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Name
Plaza, Manuel Gender: M
Manuel Jesús Plaza Reyes
born on 11 April 1900 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Santiago, Chile, 33s27, 70w40
Timezone LST m70w40 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 21°48' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 20°10 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 25°14'



Manuel Plaza (1924)

Biography

Chilean long-distance runner who competed in the marathon at the 1924 and 1928 Olympics and won a silver medal in 1928, becoming the first Olympic medallist from Chile. He placed sixth in 1924, and served as the flag bearer for Chile at both Olympics. He died on 9 February 1969, aged 68, in Santiago.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1928 (Olympic Silver medal)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth record: "a las once i media de la noche" (at eleven-thirty at night). Wikipedia has 17 March 1900 in error.

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports : Track and Field (Long-distance runner)
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (Silver medal)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (First Olympic medallist from Chile)