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Mariano Díaz

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
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


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.


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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