Francisco Cascante

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrancisco•Cascante Coba
Used nameFrancisco•Cascante
Born28 June 1928 in La Habana (Havana), Ciudad de La Habana (CUB)
Died1 August 1999 in Miami, Florida (USA)
NOC Cuba


Francisco Cascante had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1951 Pan American Games team (with Raimundo Rey, Baldomaro Rubiera, Roberto Villacián, Fernando Lecuona, Angel Aguiar, Rafael Lecuona, and the non-Olympian José A. Vázquez), 2nd in the 1955 Pan American Games team (with Rafael Lecuona, Baldomaro Rubiera, Roberto Villacián, and the non-Olympians Luis Santana and Ángel Franco), 3rd in the 1951 Pan American Games floor.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) CUB Francisco Cascante
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 177
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =96
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 170
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 169
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 181
Rings, Men (Olympic) 153
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 179

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