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Ramón Lavín

Full name: Ramón Lavín Ortega
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: March 23, 1962
Died: August 3, 1999 in Galdácano, Vizcaya, Spain
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Ramón Lavin was a freestyle sprinter who swam at the 1980 Moskva Olympics. He studied in the United States in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Atlanta, and Denver. He was a European youth champion and set the youth world record for 100 free. As a senior, Lavin won 14 Spanish titles. After retiring in the early 1990s he worked with the pool and water polo section of the Bilbao Sports Club. Lavin died when his car went off the road and burst into flames, dying shortly after being taken to hospital.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Spain ESP 5 h3 r1/3
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Men's 200 metres Freestyle Spain ESP 5 h3 r1/2
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Spain ESP 6 h2 r1/2
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Spain ESP 3 h1 r1/2

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 50-100m
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Spain Round One Heat Three 5 53.45 25.30 4 28.15 (6)

Men's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 1cT 1cR 1.5cT 1.5cR 50-100m 100-150m 150-200m
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Spain Round One Heat Three 5 1:56.99 26.98 1 56.17 1 1:26.36 5 29.19 (3) 30.19 (5) 30.63 (6)

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Spain ESP Round One Heat Two 6 1:55.10 3:48.60 6

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1980 Summer 18 Moskva Swimming Spain ESP Round One Heat One 3 52.77 3:54.79 3
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