Manuel Plaza, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Manuel Plaza

athlete from Chile

Date of Birth: 17-Mar-1900

Place of Birth: San Bernardo, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Date of Death: 09-Feb-1969

Profession: long-distance runner, athletics competitor, marathon runner

Nationality: Chile

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Manuel Plaza

  • Manuel Jesús Plaza Reyes (March 17, 1900 – February 9, 1969) was a long-distance runner from Chile.
  • He competed in the marathon at the 1924 and 1928 Olympics and won a silver medal in 1928, becoming the first Olympic medalist from Chile.
  • He placed sixth in 1924, and served as the flag bearer for Chile at both Olympics.

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