Rubén Lira

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRubén•Lira Avilés
Used nameRubén•Lira
Born22 October 1922 in Monterrey, Nuevo León (MEX)
Died7 January 1983
NOC Mexico


Rubén Lira had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1951 Pan American Games team (with Everardo Rios and the non-Olympians José Savignon, Manuel Ortiz, Carlos Duarte, José Rosellón, Guillermo Yañez, and Manuel Guzmán).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) MEX Rubén Lira
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 117
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Mexico 16
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 117
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 108
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 119
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =108
Rings, Men (Olympic) 118
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =113

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