Enrique Míguez Gómez

Category: Canoeist
Birth Date: 14th March 1966
Birth Place: Tui (Pontevedra)

In 1982, he entered the junior canoeing national team, where he stayed until 1994. He participated in eight world championships, in the Olympic Games (Los Angeles - 1984, Seoul - 1988 and Barcelona - 1992) and two Mediterranean Games. He reached the 12th and 4th positions in the world championships. He got many medals in international competitions. He got the bronze medal in the Olympic Games of Los Angeles in 1984 (C-2 500m); he reached the sixth position in Seoul in 1988 (1000 m) and was semi-finalist in Barcelona (1992). He got the silver medal in the Mediterranean Games of Athens (C-2 500), the gold medal (C-1 1000) and the silver medal (C-1 500) in Paris. He got twenty-two national championships and ten Galician ones.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He is one of the five Galician sportsmen who nowadays has an Olympic medal.