Everardo Cristóbal

Everardo Cristóbal

José Everardo Cristóbal Quirino (born 11 August, 1986 in Urandén, Michoacán) is a Mexican flatwater canoeist and reigning world champion in C-1 1000 m.

His first successful international performance was in 2006, when he won the silver medal in C-1 500m and the gold medal in C-1 1000m at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games. cite web
title = Medal athletes on sport: canoeing
publisher = 20th Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena 2006
date =
author =
url = http://www.cartagena2006.gov.co/jucar/Program/Consultas.aspx?c=7&d=CAN
accessdate = 2007-07-26
] Later the same year, at the world championships, he surprisingly won the gold medal at C-1 1000m, becoming the first Mexican to ever do this, and defeating race favorite and olympic medallist Andreas Dittmer, who finished second. cite web
title = WCh Seniors - Szeged 2006
publisher = International Canoe Federation
date =
author =
url = http://www.canoeicf.com/default.asp?MenuID=Results%2F1107%2F0%2CFlatwater%2F1283%2F0%2CFWR%5FWorld%5FChampionships%5F%2F1291%2F0%2C2006%2F1308%2F0%2CWCh%5FSeniors%5F%2D%5FSzeged%5F2006%2F1238%2F0
accessdate = 2007-07-26
] For such performance he received the "Premio Nacional del Deporte" (National Sports Award), which is awarded annually by the Mexican Sports Committee ( [http://www.conade.gob.mx "CONADE"] - in Spanish). cite web
title = Canoísta Cristóbal Quirino cosecha oro en mundial
publisher = Federación Mexicana de Canotaje
date = 2006-08-30
author =
url = http://www.fmcanotaje.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=34
accessdate = 2007-07-26
] In 2007, he won the gold medal both in C-1 500m and C-1 100m at the 2007 Pan American Games. cite web
title = C1 1000m Men Medallists
publisher = XV Pan American Games Rio 2007
date = 2007-07-27
author =
url = http://www.rio2007.org.br/data/pages/8CA3C784139C20FF01139C2C41550F77.htm
accessdate = 2007-07-27
] cite web
title = C1 500m Men Medallists
publisher = XV Pan American Games Rio 2007
date = 2007-07-28
author =
url = http://www.rio2007.org.br/data/pages/8CA3C784139C20FF01139C2C41550F77.htm
accessdate = 2007-07-28

External links

* [http://www.rio2007.org.br/WWW/ENG/BIO/ATH/100535.html Athlete profile] at Rio 2007 website
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez20jlVYPLU YouTube video] of the C-1 1000m finals at 2006 World Championships

Notes and references

NAME=Cristóbal, José Everardo
SHORT DESCRIPTION=Flatwater Canoeist
DATE OF BIRTH= August 11, 1986
PLACE OF BIRTH= Uranden, Michoacan, Mexico

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