Carlos Girón at Olympic Games 1980
|Born||3 November 1954|
Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
|Died||13 January 2020 (aged 65)|
Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, he finished ninth in the 3 metre springboard event and eighth in the 10 metre platform event. In 1976 he repeated the position in the platform diving while advancing to a seventh place in the springboard.
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR he finally won a silver medal in 3 metre springboard, and came close to another medal with a fourth place in the 10 metre platform. His final Olympic performance came in 1984 where he placed twelfth.
- Saldago, Carlos Daniel (13 January 2020). "Olympian Carlos Girón passes away". El Universal. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
- Database Olympics (archived)
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Carlos Girón". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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