Jump to: navigation, search

Alberto Valdés

Medal record
Competitor for 22x20px Mexico
Olympic Games
Gold 1948 London Show jumping, Team

Alberto Valdés (25 June 1919 – 30 September 1992) was an equestrian from Mexico and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in show jumping with the Mexican team (with Humberto Mariles and Rubén Uriza) at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.[1]


  1. "Alberto Valdés, Sr." (in English). SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/va/alberto-valdes-sr-1.html. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 


Premier Equine Classifieds


Subscribe to our newsletter and keep abreast of the latest news, articles and information delivered directly to your inbox.

Did You Know?

Modern horse breeds developed in response to a need for "form to function", the necessity to develop certain physical characteristics in order to perform a certain type of work... More...

The Gypsy Cob was originally bred to be a wagon horse and pulled wagons or caravans known as Vardos; a type of covered wagon that people lived in... More...

Archaeological evidence indicates that the Arabian horse bloodline dates back 4,500 years. Throughout history, Arabian horses spread around the world by both war and trade.... More...

That the term "Sporthorse" is a term used to describe a type of horse rather than any particular breed... More...