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Mario Lertora

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMario•Lertora
Used nameMario•Lertora
Born21 September 1897 in Genova (Genoa), Genova (ITA)
Died28 March 1939 in Genova (Genoa), Genova (ITA)
Measurements165 cm
AffiliationsSocietà Ginnastica Ligure Cristoforo Colombo, Genova (ITA)
NOC(s) 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 Status Team Pos Details
1924 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 10 Representing Italy    
  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) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 20 Representing Italy    
  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) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 4 Representing Italy    
  Team All-Around, Men Olympic Italy 1 Gold
  Floor Exercise, Men Olympic 3 Bronze
  Horse Vault, Men Olympic 8
  Parallel Bars, Men Olympic 5

Errata

Date of birth also seen as 26 August 1897.