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Mexico first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900 and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since 1924. Mexico has also participated in several Winter Olympic Games since 1928, though has never medaled in the Winter Olympics.

Mexico at the
Olympics
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IOC codeMEX
NOCMexican Olympic Committee
Websitewww.com.org.mx ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
Medals
Gold
13
Silver
24
Bronze
32
Total
69
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Mexican athletes have won a total of 69 medals with diving as the top medal-producing sport.

The National Olympic Committee for Mexico is the Mexican Olympic Committee and was created in 1923.

Contents

Hosted GamesEdit

Mexico was the first Latin American nation to host the Olympic Games on one occasion.

Games Host City Dates Nations Participants Events
1968 Summer Olympics Mexico City 12 October - 27 October 112 5,516 172

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by Summer GamesEdit

 
Numbers of medals won by Mexico at the summer Olympic games from 1896 to 2012.
 
Enriqueta Basilio lighting the cauldron at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics Opening Ceremony, she was the first woman to do so.
 
Taekwondo practitioner María Espinoza has won a complete set of medals at the Olympics for Mexico.
   Host nation
Games Athletes       Total Rank
  1896 Athens Did not participate
  1900 Paris 4 0 0 1 1 20
  1904 St. Louis Did not participate
  1908 London
  1912 Stockholm
  1920 Antwerp
  1924 Paris 13 0 0 0 0 N/A
  1928 Amsterdam 30 0 0 0 0 N/A
  1932 Los Angeles 73 0 2 0 2 21
  1936 Berlin 32 0 0 3 3 28
  1948 London 88 2 1 2 5 17
  1952 Helsinki 64 0 1 0 1 34
  1956 Melbourne 24 1 0 1 2 23
  1960 Rome 69 0 0 1 1 41
  1964 Tokyo 94 0 0 1 1 35
  1968 Mexico City 275 3 3 3 9 15
  1972 Munich 174 0 1 0 1 33
  1976 Montreal 97 1 0 1 2 25
  1980 Moscow 45 0 1 3 4 29
  1984 Los Angeles 99 2 3 1 6 17
  1988 Seoul 83 0 0 2 2 44
  1992 Barcelona 102 0 1 0 1 49
  1996 Atlanta 97 0 0 1 1 71
  2000 Sydney 78 1 2 3 6 40
  2004 Athens 109 0 3 1 4 59
  2008 Beijing 85 2 0 2 4 36
  2012 London 102 1 3 4 8 38
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 125 0 3 2 5 61
  2020 Tokyo future event
  2024 Paris
  2028 Los Angeles
Total 1962 13 24 32 69 47

Medals by Winter GamesEdit

Games Athletes       Total Rank
  1924 Chamonix Did not participate
  1928 St. Moritz 4 0 0 0 0 N/A
  1932 Lake Placid Did not participate
  1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  1948 St. Moritz
  1952 Oslo
  1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
  1960 Squaw Valley
  1964 Innsbruck
  1968 Grenoble
  1972 Sapporo
  1976 Innsbruck
  1980 Lake Placid
  1984 Sarajevo 1 0 0 0 0 N/A
  1988 Calgary 11 0 0 0 0 N/A
  1992 Albertville 20 0 0 0 0 N/A
  1994 Lillehammer 1 0 0 0 0 N/A
  1998 Nagano Did not participate
  2002 Salt Lake City 3 0 0 0 0 N/A
  2006 Turin Did not participate
  2010 Vancouver 1 0 0 0 0 N/A
  2014 Sochi 1 0 0 0 0 N/A
  2018 Pyeongchang 4 0 0 0 0 N/A
  2022 Beijing Future event
  2026 Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo Future event
Total 46 0 0 0 0 N/A

Medals by sportEdit

Sport       Total Rank
  Athletics 3 6 2 11 41
  Boxing 2 3 8 13 25
  Taekwondo 2 2 3 7 4
  Equestrian 2 1 4 7 16
  Diving 1 7 6 14 11
  Weightlifting 1 0 2 3 38
  Swimming 1 0 1 2 39
  Football 1 0 0 1 23
  Archery 0 1 1 2 13
  Cycling 0 1 1 2 35
  Fencing 0 1 0 1 26
  Shooting 0 1 0 1 54
  Wrestling 0 1 0 1 46
  Polo 0 0 2 2 6
  Basketball 0 0 1 1 20
  Modern pentathlon 0 0 1 1 21
Total 13 24 32 69

List of medalistsEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

List of Mexican medalists
Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Bronze Eustaquio de Escandón
Manuel de Escandón
Pablo de Escandón
Guillermo Hayden Wright
  1900 Paris   Polo Men's competition
  Silver Francisco Cabañas   1932 Los Angeles   Boxing Men's flyweight
  Silver Gustavo Huet   1932 Los Angeles   Shooting Men's 50m rifle prone
  Bronze National team   1936 Berlin   Basketball Men's competition
  Bronze Fidel Ortiz   1936 Berlin   Boxing Men's bantamweight
  Bronze Juan Gracia
Julio Mueller
Antonio Nava
Alberto Ramos
  1936 Berlin   Polo Men's competition
  Gold Humberto Mariles   1948 London   Equestrian Jumping Individual
  Gold Rubén Uriza
Humberto Mariles
Alberto Valdés
  1948 London   Equestrian Jumping Team
  Silver Rubén Uriza   1948 London   Equestrian Jumping Individual
  Bronze Joaquín Capilla   1948 London   Diving Men's 10m platform
  Bronze Raúl Campero
Humberto Mariles
Joaquín Solano
  1948 London   Equestrian Three-Day Event Team
  Silver Joaquín Capilla   1952 Helsinki   Diving Men's 10m platform
  Gold Joaquín Capilla   1956 Melbourne   Diving Men's 10m platform
  Bronze Joaquín Capilla   1956 Melbourne   Diving Men's 3m springboard
  Bronze Juan Botella   1960 Rome   Diving Men's 3m springboard
  Bronze Juan Fabila   1964 Tokyo   Boxing Men's bantamweight
  Gold Antonio Roldán   1968 Mexico City   Boxing Men's featherweight
  Gold Ricardo Delgado   1968 Mexico City   Boxing Men's flyweight
  Gold Felipe Muñoz   1968 Mexico City   Swimming Men's 200m breaststroke
  Silver José Pedraza   1968 Mexico City   Athletics Men's 20 km Walk
  Silver Álvaro Gaxiola   1968 Mexico City   Diving Men's Platform
  Silver Pilar Roldán   1968 Mexico City   Fencing Women's Foil
  Bronze Agustín Zaragoza   1968 Mexico City   Boxing Men's Middleweight
  Bronze Joaquín Rocha   1968 Mexico City   Boxing Men's Heavyweight
  Bronze María Teresa Ramírez   1968 Mexico City   Swimming Women's 800m Freestyle
  Silver Alfonso Zamora   1972 Munich   Boxing Men's bantamweight
  Gold Daniel Bautista   1976 Montreal   Athletics Men's 20 km walk
  Bronze Juan Paredes   1976 Montreal   Boxing Men's featherweight
  Silver Carlos Girón   1980 Moscow   Diving Men's 3m springboard
  Bronze Joaquín Pérez   1980 Moscow   Equestrian Jumping Individual
  Bronze David Bárcena
Manuel Mendivil
José Luis Pérez
Fabián Vázquez
  1980 Moscow   Equestrian Three-day Event Team Competition
  Bronze Jesús Gómez
Joaquin Pérez
Gerardo Tazzer
Alberto Valdés, Jr.
  1980 Moscow   Equestrian Jumping Team Competition
  Gold Ernesto Canto   1984 Los Angeles   Athletics Men's 20 km walk
  Gold Raúl González   1984 Los Angeles   Athletics Men's 50 km walk
  Silver Raúl González   1984 Los Angeles   Athletics Men's 20 km walk
  Silver Héctor López   1984 Los Angeles   Boxing Men's bantamweight
  Silver Daniel Aceves   1984 Los Angeles   Wrestling Men's flyweight
  Bronze José Youshimatz   1984 Los Angeles   Cycling Men's points race
  Bronze Mario González   1988 Seoul   Boxing Men's flyweight
  Bronze Jesús Mena   1988 Seoul   Diving Men's 10m platform
  Silver Carlos Mercenario   1992 Barcelona   Athletics Men's 50 km walk
  Bronze Bernardo Segura   1996 Atlanta   Athletics Men's 20 km walk
  Gold Soraya Jiménez   2000 Sydney   Weightlifting Women's 58 kg
  Silver Noé Hernández   2000 Sydney   Athletics Men's 20 km walk
  Silver Fernando Platas   2000 Sydney   Diving Men's 3m springboard
  Bronze Joel Sánchez   2000 Sydney   Athletics Men's 50 km walk
  Bronze Cristian Bejarano   2000 Sydney   Boxing Men's lightweight
  Bronze Víctor Estrada   2000 Sydney   Taekwondo Men's 68–80 kg
  Silver Ana Guevara   2004 Athens   Athletics Women's 400m
  Silver Belem Guerrero   2004 Athens   Cycling Women's points race
  Silver Oscar Salazar   2004 Athens   Taekwondo Men's -58 kg
  Bronze Iridia Salazar   2004 Athens   Taekwondo Women's 49–57 kg
  Gold Guillermo Pérez   2008 Beijing   Taekwondo Men's -58 kg
  Gold María Espinoza   2008 Beijing   Taekwondo Women's +67 kg
  Bronze Paola Espinosa
Tatiana Ortiz
  2008 Beijing   Diving Women's synchronised 10m platform
  Bronze Damaris Aguirre   2008 Beijing   Weightlifting Women's 75 kg
  Gold National Team   2012 London   Football Men's tournament
  Silver Aída Román   2012 London   Archery Women's archery
  Silver German Sánchez
Ivan García
  2012 London   Diving Men's synchronised 10m platform
  Silver Paola Espinosa
Alejandra Orozco
  2012 London   Diving Women's synchronised 10m platform
  Bronze Mariana Avitia   2012 London   Archery Women's archery
  Bronze Laura Sánchez   2012 London   Diving Women's 3m springboard
  Bronze María Espinoza   2012 London   Taekwondo Women's +67 kg
  Bronze Luz Acosta   2012 London   Weightlifting Women's +63 kg
  Silver María Guadalupe González   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Athletics Women's 20 km walk
  Silver German Sánchez   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Diving 10 m platform
  Silver María Espinoza   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Taekwondo Women's +67 kg
  Bronze Misael Rodríguez   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Boxing Men's middleweight
  Bronze Ismael Hernández   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Modern pentathlon Men's

Multiple Mexican Olympic medalistsEdit

 
Diver Joaquín Capilla won four olympic medals representing Mexico.

Joaquín Capilla is the Mexican athlete with the most medals, four, and the first Mexican athlete to obtain medals in three consecutive games, while Humberto Mariles is the only double Olympic champion, also the Mexican athlete with the most medals at a single Olympic games, with three in 1948, and got Mexico's first gold medal.

In 2016 María Espinoza became the first Mexican female to win a medal in three consecutive games.

Rank Athlete Sex Sport Games       Total
1 Joaquín Capilla M   Diving   1956 Melbourne 1 0 1 4
  1952 Helsinki 0 1 0
  1948 London 0 0 1
2 Humberto Mariles M   Equestrian   1948 London 2 0 1 3
3 María Espinoza F   Taekwondo   2008 Beijing 1 0 0
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 0 1 0
  2012 London 0 0 1
4 Rubén Uriza M   Equestrian   1948 London 1 1 0 2
Raúl González M   Athletics   1984 Los Angeles 1 1 0
6 Germán Sánchez M   Diving   2012 London 0 1 0
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 0 1 0
7 Paola Espinosa F   2012 London 0 1 0
  2008 Beijing 0 0 1
8 Joaquín Pérez M   Equestrian   1980 Moscow 0 0 2

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Mexico". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists — Mexico". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Mexico". Sports-Reference.com.