Long-distance runner who won an Olympic gold medal in the 1932 marathon in Los Angeles and also competed in the 1936 games.
He competed in soccer, basketball, and swimming before settling on long-distance running.
He finished sixth in the 10,000 meter race at the 1936 Olympics.
He grew up in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina.
He competed in the 1936 Olympics in which American Jesse Owens won four gold medals.