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Miguel de la Quadra-Salcedo

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMiguel•de la Quadra-Salcedo Gayarre
Used nameMiguel•de la Quadra-Salcedo
Born30 April 1932 in Madrid, Madrid (ESP)
Died20 May 2016 in Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid (ESP)
Measurements180 cm / 90 kg
AffiliationsReal Madrid, Madrid (ESP)
NOC(s) Spain


Miguel de la Quadra-Salcedo competed in the discus throw at the 1960 Roma Olympics. He was a versatile weight thrower, winning Spanish titles in the shot put in 1955-56, the discus in 1953, 1955-56, and 1958-60, and the hammer throw in 1956. De la Quadra-Salcedo set seven Spanish records in the discus from 45.91 (1955) to 51.00 (1960) and nine at hammer from 47.24 (1954) to 49.25 (1956).

Personal Best: DT – 51.00 (1960).


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Men Olympic AC r1/2 Representing Spain