Canto won the silver medal in the épée team event at the 2006 World Fencing Championships after losing to France in the final. He accomplished this with his teammates Jose Luis Abajo, Juan Castaneda and Eduardo Sepulveda Puerto.
- 2006 World Fencing Championships, team épée
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