Juan Carlos Zabala

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Birthday
11, 1911
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Jan 24, 1983 (71)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1911
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Jan 24, 1983 (71)

About

Long-distance runner who won an Olympic gold medal in the 1932 marathon in Los Angeles and also competed in the 1936 games.

Before Fame

He competed in soccer, basketball, and swimming before settling on long-distance running.

Trivia

He finished sixth in the 10,000 meter race at the 1936 Olympics.

Family Life

He grew up in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina.

Associated With

He competed in the 1936 Olympics in which American Jesse Owens won four gold medals.