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Humberto Mariles

Full name: Humberto Mariles Cortés
Gender: Male
Born: June 13, 1913 in Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico
Died: December 6, 1972 in Paris, Paris, France
Country: MEX Mexico
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Humberto Mariles Cortés won three Olympic medals at the 1948 Games in London. He was individual champion in the show jumping and helped Mexico win a gold medal in the team event as well. In addition, Mariles helped the Mexican three-day team win a bronze medal. (The combination of winning Olympic medals in jumping and eventing has been accomplished 13 times in Olympic history.) At the 1955 Pan American Games he won gold with the jumping team (with Roberto Viñals and the non-Olympians Jaime de la Garza and Joaquín D'Harcourt). On 14 August 1964, Mariles Cortés was driving home from a party in Ciudad Mexico when he was forced off the road. At the next traffic light, Mariles pulled out a pistol and shot the other driver. Initially imprisoned he was released by presidential pardon. In 1972 he was arrested in Paris for drug-smuggling but died in prison before coming to trial.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Men's Jumping, Individual Mexico MEX 1 Gold
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Men's Jumping, Team Mexico MEX 1 Gold
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Individual Mexico MEX 12
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Team Mexico MEX 3 Bronze
1952 Summer 39 Helsinki Equestrianism Men's Jumping, Individual Mexico MEX 6
1952 Summer 39 Helsinki Equestrianism Men's Jumping, Team Mexico MEX 9

Men's Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico Arete Final Standings 1 6.25
1952 Summer 39 Helsinki Equestrianism Mexico Petrolero Final Standings 6 8.75
1952 Summer 39 Helsinki Equestrianism Mexico Petrolero Round One 2T 4.00
1952 Summer 39 Helsinki Equestrianism Mexico Petrolero Round Two 11 4.75

Men's Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico MEX Arete Final Standings 1 6.25
1952 Summer 39 Helsinki Equestrianism Mexico MEX Petrolero Final Standings 9 8.75
1952 Summer 39 Helsinki Equestrianism Mexico MEX Petrolero Round One 8T 36.00
1952 Summer 39 Helsinki Equestrianism Mexico MEX Petrolero Round Two 7 28.75

Men's Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS R/P/F P SJF STP CCJF CCTP JF TF
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico Parral Final Standings 12 -61.75
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico Parral Dressage 28 -134.00
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico Parral Cross-Country 13 75.00 0 0 24 0 51
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico Parral Jumping 13 -2.75 0 2,75

Men's Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico MEX Parral Final Standings 3 -61.75
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico MEX Parral Dressage 9 -134.00
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico MEX Parral Cross-Country 6 75.00
1948 Summer 35 London Equestrianism Mexico MEX Parral Jumping 4 -2.75