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Ivan LÓPEZ
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Mexico   
GenderMen
Born12 Apr 1984
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Higher education
Communications, Electronic Engineering - University of Guadalajara, Technological and Higher Studies Institute of Monterrey: Mexico
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age seven in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Why this sport?
His parents encouraged him to take up the sport.
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2018 he was inducted into the Jalisco State Hall of Fame in Mexico. (informador.mx, 30 Nov 2018)

He received the Sports Merit Medal from the city of Guadalajara, Mexico, in 2011. (transparencia.guadalajara.gob.mx, 14 Dec 2011)

He was presented the Luchador Olmeca Award for swimming in 2006. (deporte.org.mx, 11 Dec 2006)
Other sports
He has represented Mexico in both swimming and open water swimming. He competed in the 400m freestyle at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and participated in open water swimming at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Aug 2018)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
He has also studied financial management at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico. (mundotec.mx, 06 Mar 2013)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
  2008 Manchester, ENG 1500m Freestyle  DNS
Heats 2008 Manchester, ENG 400m Freestyle 3:49.74
Heats 2008 Manchester, ENG 200m Freestyle 1:51.80
9 2004 Indianapolis, IN, USA 1500m Freestyle 15:17.83
20 2004 Indianapolis, IN, USA 400m Freestyle 3:53.72
30 2004 Indianapolis, IN, USA 200m Freestyle 1:52.21
Pan American Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2007 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 400m Freestyle 3:59.53
7 2007 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:30.44
4 2007 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:28.15
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
35 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:50:22.8
16 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km - Team Time Trial 58:17.7
  2011 Shanghai, CHN 10km  DNF
19 2009 Rome, ITA 10km 1:52:45.9
19 2003 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:52:47.9
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
44 2013 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 2:04:07.20
21 2012 Cancún, MEX 10km 1:58:45.31
41 2012 Santos, BRA 10km 2:18:59.84
10 2011 Cancún, MEX 10km 1:54:44
10 2011 Santos, BRA 10km 2:06:30.81
8 2010 Cancún, MEX 10km 2:08:10.9
10 2010 Setúbal, POR 10km 2:02:06.7
8 2009 Santos, BRA 10km 2:06:05.50
2 2008 Cancún, MEX 10km 1:52:24.65
5 2008 Singapore, SGP 10km 2:09:22.41
21 2007   10km