Joaquin Perez de las Heras ( Spanish: Joaquín Pérez de las Heras ; October 25, 1936 , Ameca , Jalisco , Mexico - May 20, 2011 , El Paso , Texas , USA ) - Mexican equestrian athlete , two-time bronze winner of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Jumping.
|isp. Joaquín Pérez|
|Full name||Joaquin Perez de las Heras|
|Date of Birth||October 25, 1936|
|Place of Birth||Ameka , Jalisco State, Mexico|
|Date of death||May 20, 2011 (74 years)|
|Place of death||El Paso , Texas , USA|
Horse riding began at the age of 11 years. His sports career lasted more than 30 years. Participant of 3 Olympiads - in Mexico City (1968), Munich (1972), Moscow (1980). At the Moscow Games, the 43-year-old Mexican won two bronze medals - in team and individual competition, speaking on Alimoni's horse. In the mid-1980s, he moved to the USA, but continued to visit Mexico frequently, where he conducted training seminars on equestrian sports.