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Mariano Díaz

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMariano•Díaz Díaz
Used nameMariano•Díaz
Born17 September 1939 in Villarejo de Salvanés, Madrid (ESP)
Died5 April 2014
Measurements159 cm / 63 kg
NOC(s) Spain

Biography

Mariano Díaz competed for the Spanish Fagor team for much of his career, from 1965-69, then switched to minor Spanish teams in his final two years in the peloton. Díaz won the Vuelta Ciclista a Navarra in 1963-65, but his biggest victory came in 1968 when he won the Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme. In 1967 he won the mountains jersey at the Vuelta a España, and placed 9th overall. He won two stages at the Vuelta, stage 11 in 1967 and stage 15 in 1969, and won one stage at the Tour de France, stage 7 in 1969.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1964 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) Road Race, Individual, Men Olympic 32 Representing Spain    
  100 kilometres Team Time Trial, Men Olympic Spain 8

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