Julio García Fernández de los Ríos

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Julio García
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Full nameJulio García Fernández de los Ríos
BornDecember 31, 1894 (1894-12-31)
Reinosa, Cantabria, Spain
DiedJuly 29, 1969 (1969-07-30) (aged 74)
Madrid, Spain

Julio García Fernández de los Ríos[1] (December 31, 1894 in Reinosa, Cantabria – July 29, 1969 in Madrid) was a Spanish horse rider. He competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.[2]

García won the gold medal as part of the Spanish team in the team jumping with his horse Revistade after finishing twelfth in the individual jumping,[2] being the first Cantabrian medallist ever.

He was president and president of honor of the Spanish Equestrian Federation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Full correct name in the obituary published in ABC
  2. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Julio García". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.