Jesús Miguel Rollán
Jesús Miguel Rollán Prada (born April 4, 1968 in Madrid , † March 11, 2006 in La Garriga , province of Barcelona ) was a Spanish water polo player . He was considered one of the best goalkeepers of all time. As a member of the Spanish national team , he was two-time world champion and 1996 Olympic champion in Atlanta.
Rollán took part in a total of five Olympic Games between 1988 and 2004. In 1992 he won the silver medal with the Spanish national team in Barcelona , the so-called Dream Team was Olympic champion at the Olympic Games in Atlanta . In the mid-1990s, the team rose to the best team in the world with Rollán in the gate. At the swimming world championships in 1998 and 2001 , the Spaniards won the world championship. In 2004 Rollán announced his retirement from active competitive sport.
Rollán died on March 11, 2006 after throwing himself onto the street from a terrace of the swimming pool in La Garriga. He was being treated for depression ; the Spanish Olympic Committee had paid for the treatment. He left his wife Leticia and a daughter.
|SURNAME||Rollán, Jesús Miguel|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Rollán Prada, Jesús Miguel|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Spanish water polo player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||4th April 1968|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Madrid|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 11, 2006|
|Place of death||La Garriga , Province of Barcelona|