Rubén Uriza

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Rubén Uriza
Medal record
Representing  Mexico
Olympic Games
Men’s equestrian
Gold medal – first place 1948 London Jumping, Team
Silver medal – second place 1948 London Jumping, Individual

Rubén Uriza Castro (May 27, 1920 – August 30, 1992) was a Mexican show jumping champion, and Olympic champion. He participated at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London where he won a gold medal in Team Jumping as a member of the Mexican winning team.[1] He also received a silver medal in Individual Jumping. Both aboard his horse Harvey. He was born in Huitzuco, Guerrero and died in Mexico City.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile: "Rubén Uriza" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on January 19, 2008)
  2. ^ Rubén Uriza Bio, Stats, and Results Olympics at Sports-Reference.com