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Ernesto Canto

1959 - 2020

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Ernesto Canto Gudiño (18 October 1959 – 20 November 2020) was a Mexican race walker who mainly competed in the 20 kilometer walk. He competed for Mexico at the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, United States, where he won the gold medal in the men's 20 kilometer walk event. Canto died in 2020 at the age of 61 from pancreatic and liver cancer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernesto Canto has received more than 29,403 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Ernesto Canto is the 1,535th most popular athlete (down from 1,205th in 2019), the 386th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 372nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Mexican Athlete.

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Among athletes, Ernesto Canto ranks 1,535 out of 3,059Before him are Lillian Board, Pertti Purhonen, Igor Romishevsky, Mac Wilkins, Werner von Moltke, and Abel Kiviat. After him are Herbert Adamski, Piet Kleine, Mutaz Essa Barshim, Fernand Jourdant, Lawrence Shields, and Milt Campbell.

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Among people born in 1959, Ernesto Canto ranks 493Before him are Georgi Dimitrov, Tom Egeland, Mike Coughlan, Linda Emond, Fernando Álvez, and Eiríkur Hauksson. After him are Gerard Plessers, Eliot Spitzer, Alex McLeish, Keith Cooke, Eduardo Acevedo, and Lee Daniels. Among people deceased in 2020, Ernesto Canto ranks 660Before him are Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, Liang Wudong, MF Doom, Annie Ross, Alberto Alesina, and Oliver Friggieri. After him are Géza Szőcs, Saroj Khan, Alexander Vedernikov, Fatemeh Rahbar, Pop Smoke, and Gregory Areshian.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Ernesto Canto ranks 386 out of 585Before him are Lydia Cacho (1963), Daniela Castro (1969), Alberto García Aspe (1967), Juan Manuel Márquez (1973), Giselle Itié (1981), and Jonathan dos Santos (1990). After him are Karla Álvarez (1972), Pablo Larios (1960), Marco Antonio Barrera (1974), Carlos Hermosillo (1964), Alberto Del Rio (1977), and Alicja Bachleda-Curuś (1983).

Among ATHLETES In Mexico

Among athletes born in Mexico, Ernesto Canto ranks 6Before him are Ricardo Delgado (1947), Enriqueta Basilio (1948), Joaquín Capilla (1928), Humberto Mariles (1913), and Raúl González (1952). After him are Ana Guevara (1977), Paola Espinosa (1985), Soraya Jiménez (1977), Bernardo Segura (1970), Guillermo Pérez (1979), and Noé Hernández (1979).