Isidro Sala

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameIsidro•Sala Puigdevall
Used nameIsidro•Sala
Other namesIsidre Sala i Puigvedall
Born29 September 1940 in Vilamalla, Gerona (ESP)
Died21 September 2022
Measurements180 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsGirona FC, Gerona (ESP)
NOC Spain


Isidro Sala played in 432 matches, across 13 seasons, for Girona FC, a record for any player with the club. As well as captaining the team, Sala was the only footballer to play for Girona and compete at the Olympics, playing in the 1968 tournament in Mexico City. After Sala’s retirement from football, the Catalan Football Federation awarded him with the Silver Medal to Sports Merit. He went on to coach teams, and he later became the mayor of his hometown.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Football (Football) ESP Isidro Sala
Football, Men (Olympic) Spain =5

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