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Frank Rivera

Full name: Francisco "Frank" Rivera Paniagua
Nickname(s): Frank
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: March 9, 1928 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Country: PUR Puerto Rico
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Francisco Rivera had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1959 Pan American Games 4×400 metres Relay (with Ramón Vega, Iván Rodríguez, and the non-Olympian Cains). In the 1955 Pan American Games 400 metres Rivera finished fourth.

Personal Bests: 400 – 47.5y (1953); 800 – 1:52.3 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres Puerto Rico PUR 3 h11r1/4
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Men's 800 metres Puerto Rico PUR 6 h5 r1/3
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Men's 800 metres Puerto Rico PUR 6 h1 r1/3
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Puerto Rico PUR 5 h2 r1/2

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Puerto Rico Round One Heat Eleven 3 49.3 49.48

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Puerto Rico Round One Heat Five 6 1:57.6
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Puerto Rico Round One Heat One 6 1:56.4 1:56.58

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Puerto Rico PUR Round One Heat Two 5 3:13.8 3:13.81
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