Mexico at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Mexico competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 24 competitors, 21 men and 3 women, took part in 20 events in 10 sports.[1]

Mexico at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg
IOC codeMEX
NOCMexican Olympic Committee
Websitewww.com.org.mx (in Spanish)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors24 (21 men and 3 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearerJoaquín Capilla
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

CyclingEdit

Individual road race

DivingEdit

Men's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 78.68
  • Final — 152.44 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Preliminary Round — 74.18
  • Final — 134.74 (→ 9th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 69.39
  • Final — 125.45 (→ 10th place)

FencingEdit

Three fencers, two men and one woman, represented Mexico in 1956.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre
Women's foil

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Mexico in 1956.

Individual
Team
  • José Pérez
  • Antonio Almada
  • David Romero

RowingEdit

Mexico had one male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's single sculls

ShootingEdit

Three shooters represented Mexico in 1956.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol

SwimmingEdit

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Preliminary Round — x'xx"
  • Final — x'xx" (→ 8th place)

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mexico at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 October 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Mexico Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018.

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