|Full name||Hermán Gaviria Carvajal|
|Date of birth||27 November 1969|
|Place of birth||Carepa, Colombia|
|Date of death||24 October 2002(aged 32)|
|Place of death||Cali, Colombia|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|1995||→ Deportes Tolima (loan)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He earned a total of 27 caps for his national team, scoring 3 goals and being selected for the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States; in the last group stage match, as Colombia was already ousted, he netted in a 2–0 win against Switzerland.
Previously, Gaviria participated in the football tournament at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, scoring twice, and appeared at three stagings of the Copa América, earning two third-place finishes in the 1993 and 1995 editions.
Gaviria died on 24 October 2002, when he and teammate Giovanni Córdoba were hit by lightning during a practice session with Deportivo Cali. Gaviria was killed instantly, though he was not pronounced dead until arriving at Valle de Lilli Hospital; Teammate Córdoba died three days later.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|2001||Shonan Bellmare||J2 League||23||4||0||0||1||0||24||4|
National team statistics
|Colombia national team|
- Herman Gaviria – FIFA competition record
- "Hernán Gaviria Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 16 April 2009. Retrieved 2 June 2009.
- Constable, Burt (20 September 2007). "Lightning's nightmare can't stop American dreams". The Daily Herald. Retrieved 2 June 2009.
- "Murió Herman "Carepa" Gavíria tras ser alcanzado por un rayo" [Herman "Carepa" Gaviria died after being hit by lightning] (in Spanish). Colombia.com. 24 October 2002. Retrieved 28 February 2008.
- Herman "Carepa" Gaviria – Homenaje póstumo (Herman "Carepa" Gaviria – Posthumous homage); Lo Paisa (in Spanish)
- Hernán Gaviria at National-Football-Teams.com