Daniel Corral

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Daniel Corral
Full name Daniel Corral Barrón
Country represented  Mexico
Born (1990-01-25) 25 January 1990 (age 27)
Ensenada, Mexico
Hometown Ensenada
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)

Daniel Corral Barrón (born 25 January 1990 in Ensenada) is a Mexican gymnast.

Career[edit]

He participated at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games where he won the silver medal at the team competition and the bronze medal at the vault final.[1] He then competed at the 2011 Pan-American Games, where he achieved two gold medals in the pommel horse and parallel bars finals.[2] In 2012 he qualified to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games to the individual all-around competition, when he finished 4th at the 2012 Gymnastics Olympic Test Event, he also achieved the gold medal in the parallel bars final in the same event.[3]

In 2013 at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships held in Antwerp he participated and qualified in 2nd place to the Pommel Horse final, where he tied with British gymnast Max Whitlock for the silver medal with a score of 15.633, thereby becoming the first Mexican gymnast to win a medal at the World Championships.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biografía y resultados (biography and results) (es)
  2. ^ "Artistic Gymnastics Results - CORRAL Daniel". Info.guadalajara2011.org.mx. 1990-01-25. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  3. ^ "El mexicano Daniel Corral logra el oro en el Preolímpico de Londres (Mexican Daniel Corral takes gold at Pre-Olympic in London) (es)". Mexico.cnn.com. 2012-01-13. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-06. Retrieved 2013-10-05.