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Carlos Figueroa

Full name: Carlos Figueroa Castillejo
Gender: Male
Born: December 12, 1931
Died: January 18, 2012 in Marbella, Málaga, Spain
Title: 12. marqués de San Damián
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Equestrianism

Biography

Carlos Figueroa, the 12th Marques de San Damian, was descended from one of Spain’s most illustrious families. His title dates from 1606. His grandfather, Don Álvaro de FIgeuroa, the Count of Romanones, served three terms as Prime Minister of Spain (1912-18). Carlos Figeuroa used his wealth to compete around the world in equestrian competitions, winning the King George V Gold Cup in London in 1952, when he was only 20-years-old. He had homes in Marbella and Madrid, Spain, and also one in Palm Beach, Florida, where he was a member of the very exclusive Everglades Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Equestrian 24 Stockholm Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual Spain ESP 36
1956 Equestrian 24 Stockholm Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team Spain ESP 6

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1956 Equestrian 24 Stockholm Equestrianism Spain Gracieux Final Standings 36 61.50
1956 Equestrian 24 Stockholm Equestrianism Spain Gracieux Round One 40 33.50
1956 Equestrian 24 Stockholm Equestrianism Spain Gracieux Round Two 30 28.00

Mixed Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1956 Equestrian 24 Stockholm Equestrianism Spain ESP Gracieux Final Standings 6 61.50
1956 Equestrian 24 Stockholm Equestrianism Spain ESP Gracieux Round One 9 80.50
1956 Equestrian 24 Stockholm Equestrianism Spain ESP Gracieux Round Two 4 36.75
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