Full name: Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente Bachman
Born: January 25, 1917 in Mar del Plata, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: February 14, 1956 in Villa Berna, Córdoba, Argentina
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
A multi-talented sportsman, who once held the world record in the rapid-fire pistol. He was an accomplished racing driver, participating mainly in long distance races. He was killed when the plane he piloted himself crashed.
In addition to his Olympic medal Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente also won three medals at the Pan American Games - gold in team 25 m rapid fire pistol (with with Oscar Cervo, Dionisio Fernández, and the non-Olympian Ernesto Guillón) and silver in 25 m rapid fire pistol in 1951 and silver in team 25 m rapid fire pistol (with Oscar Cervo, Dionisio Fernández, and the non-Olympian Enrique Schack) in 1955.
|1948 Summer||31||London||Shooting||Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres||Argentina||ARG||2||Silver|
|1952 Summer||35||Helsinki||Shooting||Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres||Argentina||ARG||4|