Carlos Enrique DIAZ SAENZ VALIENTE

Argentina ARG

Shooting

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    London 1948
  • Year of Birth
    1917
Olympic Results

Biography

Carlos Enrique DIAZ SAENZ VALIENTE

A multi-talented sportsman, who once held the world record in the rapid-fire pistol. He was an accomplished racing driver, participating mainly in long distance races. He was killed when the plane he piloted himself crashed.

In addition to his Olympic medal Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente also won four medals at the Pan American Games - gold in team 25 m rapid fire pistol (with with Oscar Cervo, Dionisio Fernández, and the non-Olympian Ernesto Guillón) and silver in 25 m rapid fire pistol in 1951 and gold in 25 m rapid fire pistol and silver in team 25 m rapid fire pistol (with Oscar Cervo, Dionisio Fernández, and the non-Olympian Enrique Schack) in 1955.

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Helsinki 1952

#4
Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres
Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres Shooting
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

London 1948

S
Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres
Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres Shooting