Daniel Bautista

Daniel Bautista
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing  Mexico
Olympic Games
Gold medal - first place1976 Montreal20 km walk
Pan American Games
Gold medal - first place1975 Mexico City20 km walk
Gold medal - first place1979 San Juan20 km walk


Daniel Bautista (Daniel Bautista Rocha; given birth to August 4, 1952) is usually a previous Mexican monitor and field sportsman and Olympic champ. He was created in Un Salado, San Luis Potosí. In his relatively brief career, Bautista dominated the walk, around the track aswell as in street events. He received international interest in 1975 when he received the 20 km walk in the Pan-American Video games in his indigenous Mexico Town, which produced him among the most favorite for the Olympic video games the next year. On the 1976 Summer Olympic video games in Montreal he won the yellow metal before two East German athletes, Hans-Georg Reimann who won sterling silver, and defending Olympic champ Peter Frenkel who took bronze. Bautista was therefore dehydrated following the event that he previously to beverage ten cans of soda before he could make more than enough urine for the medication test that he previously to take. In the next years, Bautista established two ” new world ” record in the 20 kilometres, as well simply because getting the years best moments at other ranges. In 1977 and 1979 he earned the IAAF Globe Race Walking Glass in the 20 km walk. On the 1980 Summer season Olympic video games in Moscow he was disqualified 1800 meters from the final. He also began the 50 kilometres, but was forced to give up after 30 kilometres. From then on he finished his career.


This article is dependant on a translation of articles in the German Wikipedia. "Daniel Bautista". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports activities Reference point LLC.   Information Preceded by Paul Nihill Men's 20km Walk Globe Record Holder May 30, 1976 – July 19, 1978 Succeeded by Anatoliy Solomin Preceded by Vadim Tsvetkov Men's 20km Walk Globe Record Holder May 19, 1979 – June 9, 1979 Succeeded by Reima Salonen Preceded by Reima Salonen Men's 20km Walk Globe Record Holder March 30, 1980 – Apr 27, 1980 Succeeded by Domingo Colin v t e Olympic champions in men's 20 kilometres competition walk 1956  Leonid Spirin (URS) 1960  Volodymyr Holubnychy (URS) 1964  Ken Matthews (GBR) 1968  Volodymyr Holubnychy (URS) 1972  Peter Frenkel (GDR) 1976  Daniel Bautista (MEX) 1980  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1984  Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1988  Jozef Pribilinec (TCH) 1992  Daniel Plaza (ESP) 1996  Jefferson Pérez (ECU) 2000  Robert Korzeniowski (POL) 2004  Ivano Brugnetti (ITA) 2008  Valeriy Borchin (RUS) 2012  Chen Ding (CHN) 2016  Wang Zhen (CHN) v t e Men's IAAF Globe Race Walking Glass champions 20 kilometres 1961–1963: Ken Matthews (GBR) 1965: Dieter Lindner (GDR) 1967: Nikolay Smaga (URS) 1970–1973: Hans-Georg Reimann (GDR) 1975: Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller (GDR) 1977–1979: Daniel Bautista (MEX) 1981: Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1983: Jozef Pribilinec (TCH) 1985: José Marín (ESP) 1987: Carlos Mercenario (MEX) 1989: Frants Kostyukevich (URS) 1991: Mikhail Shchennikov (URS) 1993: Daniel García (MEX) 1995: Li Zewen (CHN) 1997: Jefferson Pérez (ECU) 1999: Bernardo Segura (MEX) 2002–2004: Jefferson Pérez (ECU) 2006–2008: Paquillo Fernández (ESP) 2010: Wang Hao (CHN) 2012: Wang Zhen (CHN) 2014: Ruslan Dmytrenko (UKR) 2016: Wang Zhen (CHN) 50 kilometres 1961: Abdon Pamich (ITA) 1963: István Havasi (HUN) 1965–1970: Christoph Höhne (GDR) 1973: Bernd Kannenberg (FRG) 1975: Yevgeniy Lyungin (URS) 1977: Raúl González (MEX) 1979: Martín Bermúdez (MEX) 1981–1983: Raúl González (MEX) 1985: Hartwig Gauder (GDR) 1987: Ronald Weigel (GDR) 1989: Simon Baker (AUS) 1991–1993: Carlos Mercenario (MEX) 1995: Zhao Yongsheng (CHN) 1997: Jesús Ángel García (ESP) 1999: Sergey Korepanov (KAZ) 2002–2004: Aleksey Voyevodin (RUS) 2006–2008: Denis Nizhegorodov (RUS) 2010: Matej Tóth (SVK) 2012: Sergey Kirdyapkin (RUS) 2014: Mikhail Ryzhov (RUS) 2016: Jared Tallent (AUS) v t e Skillet American Games Video games champions in men's 10 kilometres walk and 20 kilometres walk 1951: 10 kilometres walk 1963 – present: 20 kilometres walk 1951: Henry Laskau (USA) 1955–1959: Not held 1963: Alex Oakley (May) 1967: Ron Laird (USA) 1971: Goetz Klopfer (USA) 1975–1979: Daniel Bautista (MEX) 1983: Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1987: Carlos Mercenario (MEX) 1991: Héctor Moreno (COL) 1995: Jefferson Pérez (ECU) 1999: Bernardo Segura (MEX) 2003–2007: Jefferson Pérez (ECU) 2011: Erick Barrondo (GUA) 2015: Evan Dunfee (May) v t e Central American and Caribbean Video games Champions in Men's 20 kilometres Walk 1966: 10 kilometres walk (monitor) 1970 – present: 20 kilometres walk (street) 1966: José Pedraza (MEX) 1970: Eladio Campos (MEX) 1974: Raúl González (MEX) 1978: Daniel Bautista (MEX) 1982 – 1990: Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1993 – 1998: Daniel García (MEX) 2002: Alejandro López (MEX) 2006: Luis Fernando López (COL) 2010: Eder Sánchez (MEX) 2014: Horacio Nava (MEX)This biographical content associated with Mexican athletics can be a stub. You might help Wikipedia by growing it. v t e This informative article in regards to a Mexican Olympic medalist can be a stub. You might help Wikipedia by growing it. v t e