María Gabriela Díaz is an Argentine professional BMX cyclist. Emerging as the world's most decorated female BMX rider in history, Diaz has claimed multiple Argentine national titles, six Pan American championship titles, and five medals in women's elite category at the UCI World Championships. She also won two medals, including a prestigious gold, in the same category at the Pan American Games, and later represented her nation Argentina at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Diaz sought sporting headlines at the UCI BMX World Championships, where she claimed a total of five medals in the women's elite category, making her the world's most decorated female rider of all time. At the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Diaz powered her lead over the eight-strong female squad on the final stretch to take home the first gold for Argentina in the women's BMX category, finishing ahead of host nation's Ana Flávia Sgobin.
|Born:||January 2, 1981, Alta Gracia, Argentina|
|Discipline:||Bicycle motocross (BMX)|
About Gabriela Díaz
BMX cyclist from Argentina who became the most highly-decorated female rider of all time. She is the winner of six Pan American Championship titles and three gold medals at the UCI World Championships.
Gabriela Díaz Before Fame
She was born in Alta Garcia, Argentina.
Achievement of Gabriela Díaz
She bested her own sister by two seconds at the 2011 Pan American Games.
Gabriela Díaz Family Life
Her sister, Mariana, is also a BMX cyclist.
Associations of Gabriela Díaz
She and Mariana Pajón are two of the most famous female BMX riders in history.
Information related to Gabriela Díaz
- Argentine female cyclists
- UCI BMX World Champions (elite women)
- Cyclists at the 2007 Pan American Games
- Cyclists at the 2011 Pan American Games
- Olympic cyclists of Argentina
- Pan American Games bronze medalists for Argentina
- BMX riders
- Pan American Games gold medalists for Argentina
- Cyclists at the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Cyclists at the 2016 Summer Olympics