Full name: Gustavo Huet Bobadilla
Nickname(s): El Chamaco Huet
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Born: November 22, 1912 in Ciudad de México, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Died: November 20, 1951 in Puebla, Puebla, Mexico
Related Olympians: Brother of Guillermo Huet.
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Born to a well-off family, Gustavo Huet’s father was a lawyer. Gustavo’s greatest success was the silver medal in Los Angeles in 1932 in small-bore rifle. He competed again at the 1936 and 1948 Olympics in the same event, placing 7th and 30th, respectively. In 1938 he won a gold medal in rifle shooting at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Panama. His special technique was to shoot with both eyes open.
Huet joined the police force and became a member of the highway patrol in 1936. He was killed by a drunk driver in 1951 while working as a police officer at the Carrera Panamericana car race. His brother [Guillermo] also competed in Berlin 1936 in rapid-fire pistol.
|1932 Summer||19||Los Angeles||Shooting||Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres||Mexico||MEX||2||Silver|
|1936 Summer||23||Berlin||Shooting||Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres||Mexico||MEX||7|
|1948 Summer||35||London||Shooting||Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres||Mexico||MEX||30|
|1932 Summer||19||Los Angeles||Shooting||Mexico||MEX||Final Standings||294|
|1936 Summer||23||Berlin||Shooting||Mexico||MEX||Final Standings||296|
|1948 Summer||35||London||Shooting||Mexico||MEX||Final Standings||588||97||98||98||99||98||98|