Carlos Girón

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Girón and the second or maternal family name is Gutiérrez.
Carlos Girón
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Carlos Girón at Olympic Games 1980
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Born 3 November 1954

Carlos Armando Girón Gutiérrez (born 3 November 1954 in Mexicali, Baja California) is a Mexican diver. He competed in four consecutive Summer Olympics, winning one medal.

At the 1972 Summer Olympics he placed ninth in the 3 metre springboard event and eighth in the 10 metre platform event. In 1976 he repeated the position in the platform diving while advancing to a seventh place in the springboard.

At the 1980 Olympics he finally won a silver medal in 3 metre springboard, and came close to another medal with a fourth place in the 10 metre platform. His final Olympic performance came in 1984 where he placed twelfth.


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