Mario Lertora

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 3
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMario Lavinio•Lertora
Used nameMario•Lertora
Born27 August 1897 in Genova (Genoa), Genova (ITA)
Died28 March 1939 in Genova (Genoa), Genova (ITA)
Measurements165 cm
AffiliationsSocietà Ginnastica Ligure Cristoforo Colombo, Genova (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Mario Lertora was selected for the first time for the Olympic Games in Paris and won a team gold and was fifth on the parallel bars. He also participated in the 1928 Games at Amsterdam but with limited success, his best results a sixth place with the team and seventh on the parallel bars. In 1932 at Los Angeles he won his second team gold, and added his only individual Olympic medal, in the floor exercise. Earlier in 1931 Lertora won the Italian title. He ended his career in 1936, after failing to be selected for the Berlin Olympics.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) ITA Mario Lertora
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 10
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 34
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 5
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 12
Rings, Men (Olympic) 15
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 29
Rope Climbing, Men (Olympic) =10
Side Horse, Men (Olympic) 32
1928 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) ITA Mario Lertora
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 20
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Italy 6
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =46
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =7
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =21
Rings, Men (Olympic) 24
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =31
1932 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) ITA Mario Lertora
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 4
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 8
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 5

Special Notes

Errata

Date of birth also seen as 26 August 1897.