Carlos Girón facts for kids
Carlos Girón at Olympic Games 1980
|Born||3 November 1954
Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
|Died||13 January 2020
Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico
Carlos Armando Girón Gutiérrez (3 November 1954 — 13 January 2020) was a Mexican diver. He competed in four consecutive Summer Olympics, winning one medal.
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.
On 13 January 2020, Girón died from pneumonia at age 65.
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