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Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente

Full name: Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente Bachman
Gender: Male
Born: January 25, 1917 in Mar del Plata, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: February 14, 1956 in Villa Berna, Córdoba, Argentina
Country: ARG Argentina
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS TH R1P R2P R1TH R2TH
1948 Summer 31 London Shooting Argentina ARG Final Standings 571 60 285 286
1952 Summer 35 Helsinki Shooting Argentina ARG Final Standings 577 60 287 290 30 30
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