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Ernesto Contreras

Full name: Ernesto A. Contreras Vázquez
Nickname(s): El Cóndor de América
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (182 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: June 19, 1937 in Medrano, Mendoza, Argentina
Country: ARG Argentina
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Ernesto Contreras had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1963 Pan American Games 4000 metre pursuit team (with Alberto Trillo, Héctor Acosta, and the non-Olympian Juan Broto).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 23 Roma Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Argentina ARG 5T
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Argentina ARG 5T
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial Argentina ARG 7
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Argentina ARG 2 h5 r1/4

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Cycling Argentina ARG Final Standings 7 2-15:34.24

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 23 Roma Cycling Argentina ARG Quarter-Finals Heat One 2 4:38.17
1960 Summer 23 Roma Cycling Argentina ARG Round One Heat One 1 QU 4:44.44
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Cycling Argentina ARG Quarter-Finals Heat Four 2 4:45.74
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Cycling Argentina ARG Round One Heat Two 2 QU 4:44.66
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Cycling Argentina ARG Qualifying Round Heat Five 2 4:26.22