Hugo Conte competed in three Olympic Games for Argentina, resulting in a sixth-place finish at the 1984 Olympic Games, bronze medal at the 1988 Olympic Games and a fourth-place finish at the 2000 Olympic Games. Conte was an instrumental part of the Argentina team that was in contention for podium finishes in every major international competition for nearly a 16-year period. He helped Santal Parma of the Italian professional league win the 1984 European Champions League. Conte has played professionally in three different countries – Argentina, France and Italy – but predominantly in the Italian league with Parma (1983-84, 2000-01), Ugento (1984-86), Acqua Pozillo Catane (1987-90), Modena (1990-93), Cuneo (1993-94), Milan (1994-95), Catania (1995-98). Overall, his club playing career spanned 23 years, starting with Ferro Carril Oeste in his native country and ending in 2007 playing and winning a tournament alongside his son Facundo who is now a member of the Argentina Men’s National Team.