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Francisco García

Full name: Francisco García Moreno
Nickname(s): Panchote
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: June 1, 1947 in Ciudad de México, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Died: March 26, 2016 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Country: MEX Mexico
Sport: Water Polo

Related Olympians: Brother of Juan Manuel García; Brother of Víctor García.

Biography

Francisco García competed for Mexico at three Olympics in water polo, 1968, 1972, and 1976. He won a gold medal at the 1975 Pan American Games, and added bronze medals at the Pan Ams in 1967 and 1971. In March 2016 García was returning from a morning workout and was assaulted. Resisting the attacker, he was shot three times and died from his injuries.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Men's Water Polo Mexico MEX 11
1972 Summer 25 München Water Polo Men's Water Polo Mexico MEX 13T
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Water Polo Men's Water Polo Mexico MEX 10

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Mexico MEX Final Round Match 11/12 1 1968-10-25 MEX 5, JPN 4 2
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Mexico MEX Classification Round 9-12 Match #2 2 1968-10-24 FRG 6, MEX 3 0
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #4 2 1968-10-15 GDR 12, MEX 4 0
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #8 2 1968-10-16 NED 8, MEX 1 0
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #11 2 1968-10-17 YUG 9, MEX 0 0
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #15 2 1968-10-19 ITA 10, MEX 5 2
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #18 1 1968-10-20 MEX 11, GRE 8 3
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #22 2 1968-10-21 JPN 6, MEX 3 1
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #26 1T 1968-10-22 MEX 3, EGY 3 1
1972 Summer 25 München Water Polo Mexico MEX Group A Match #2 2 1972-08-27 CUB 6, MEX 4 1
1972 Summer 25 München Water Polo Mexico MEX Group A Match #5 1 1972-08-28 MEX 7, CAN 3 1
1972 Summer 25 München Water Polo Mexico MEX Group A Match #8 2 1972-08-29 YUG 5, MEX 3 0
1972 Summer 25 München Water Polo Mexico MEX Group A Match #12 2 1972-08-30 USA 7, MEX 5 1
1972 Summer 25 München Water Polo Mexico MEX Group A Match #15 2 1972-08-31 ROU 9, MEX 6 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Water Polo Mexico MEX Classification Round 7-12 Match #3 1 1976-07-22 MEX 11, IRI 3 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Water Polo Mexico MEX Classification Round 7-12 Match #5 2 1976-07-23 URS 4, MEX 3 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Water Polo Mexico MEX Classification Round 7-12 Match #8 1T 1976-07-24 MEX 4, CUB 4 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Water Polo Mexico MEX Classification Round 7-12 Match #12 1T 1976-07-26 MEX 4, AUS 4 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Water Polo Mexico MEX Classification Round 7-12 Match #15 1T 1976-07-27 MEX 4, CAN 4 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #2 2 1976-07-18 NED 5, MEX 3 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #3 2 1976-07-19 ROU 8, MEX 3 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Water Polo Mexico MEX Group B Match #5 2 1976-07-20 URS 7, MEX 4 0
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