Ivan Garcia, born October 25, 1993 in Guadalajara, Mexico, is a Mexican diver.
Garcia’s pet event is the 10m platform; he performs dives of a high degree of difficulty and his main results have been internationally awarded in platform synchro with partner German Sanchez.
Garcia won two gold medals in the 2011 Pan-American Games and was also a silver medalist at the third meet of the FINA/Li-Ning Diving World Series 2010 in Veracruz.
At the 2012 London Summer Olympics, the Mexican tandem pulled off a stirring comeback to earn the silver medal in the men’s synchronized 10-meter platform diving event. The duo successfully attempted a difficult inward four and half somersault dive, which was never tried before in the Summer Olympics and had the highest degree of difficult (4.1). The two men 95.94 and bolted them from fifth to third and subsequently won them a silver medal in a dramatic finish.