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Sergio Escobedo

Full name: Sergio Escobedo Garduño
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: January 10, 1931 in Ciudad de México, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Died: May 10, 2009 in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico
Country: MEX Mexico
Sport: Fencing, Modern Pentathlon

Biography

A colonel in the Mexican army, Sergio Escobedo competed in the modern pentathlon when the majority of the athletes were still in the military. His greatest success came at the Pan American Games, when he won bronze medals in Chicago 1959 and in São Paulo 1963 both in the team competition with José Pérez and Antonio Almada. He placed 8th with the team at the 1960 Olympics, where he also participated in the fencing competitions. Escobedo was also involved in the 1968 Olympics in Mexico, as the head of the modern pentathlon committee.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Mexico MEX 22
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Mexico MEX 8
1960 Summer 29 Roma Fencing Men's Épée, Team Mexico MEX 3 p2 r1/5

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T TP OP W S
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico Final Standings 22 4,462
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico Riding 1 1,237 7:41.0 1,237 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico Fencing 12T 793 34
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico Shooting 1 1,000 195
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico Swimming 49 690 5:02.0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico Running 48 742 16:26.0

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico MEX Final Standings 8 12,845 4,462
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico MEX Riding 1 3,393 1,237
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico MEX Fencing 6 2,184 793
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico MEX Shooting 4 2,540 1,000
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico MEX Swimming 9 2,625 690
1960 Summer 29 Roma Modern Pentathlon Mexico MEX Running 16 2,103 742

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1960 Summer 29 Roma Fencing Mexico MEX Round One Pool Two 3 1960-09-09 0 2 9 23
1960 Summer 29 Roma Fencing Mexico MEX Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 JPN 9, MEX 7 7 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Fencing Mexico MEX Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 Okawa (JPN) 5, Escobedo (MEX) 4 4
1960 Summer 29 Roma Fencing Mexico MEX Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 Tabuchi (JPN) 5, Escobedo (MEX) 2 2
1960 Summer 29 Roma Fencing Mexico MEX Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 Fujimaki (JPN) 5, Escobedo (MEX) 2 2
1960 Summer 29 Roma Fencing Mexico MEX Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 Ozawa (JPN) 6, Escobedo (MEX) 5 5