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Juan de la Garza

Full name: Juan Gerardo de la Garza Tenorio
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: September 20, 1961 in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico
Country: MEX Mexico
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Juan de la Garza competed at five athletics World Championships, four Central American and Caribbean Games, two Pan American Games and the 1984 Olympics. He won a bronze medal in javelin at the 1987 Pan American Games and won silver in 1986 and 1990 and bronze at the 1982 Central American and Caribbean Games. De la Garza won 22 Mexican national titles. He studied veterinary science at Texas A&M University, but later became a field events coach at Texas A&M, helping them win 13 conference titles. His daughter, Kristie, became a star basketball player at Texas A&M, setting a school career record for rebounding, and ranking eighth all-time among NCAA female players.

Personal Best: JT – 82.68 (1986).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Mexico MEX 14 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Mexico Qualifying Round 14 79.16
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Mexico Qualifying Round Group A 10 79.16
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Mexico Qualifying Round Group A Round One 6 78.80
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Mexico Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 9 foul 78.80
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Mexico Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 79.16
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