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Estados Unidos Mexicanos
(United Mexican States)

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Location on Map
IOC Code MEX
Years Hosted Olympics 1968 Summer
Years Attended Olympics Summer: 1900, 1924-2012
Winter: 1928, 1984-94, 2002, 2010
Medals 2008 Summer 2 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze
Medals 2010 Winter no medals
Total Olympic Medals
Gold medal iconGold Silver medal iconSilver Bronze medal iconBronze
12 20 25
National Olympic Committee
Comité Olímpico Mexicano

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.

Mexican athletes have won a total of 57 medals - with athletics, boxing and diving as the top medal-producing sports.

The National Olympic Committee for Mexico is the Comité Olímpico Mexicano and was created in 1923.

Hosted Games

Mexico was the first Latin American nation to host the Olympic Games. 48 years later, Brazil is scheduled to become the second Latin American country to host the event, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Games Dates Nations
1968 Summer Olympics 12 October - 27 October 112


Medalists

Summer Olympics

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

Medal tables

See also: All-time Olympic Games medal count

Medals by Summer Games

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1900 Paris 0 0 1 1
1904 St. Louis did not participate
1908 London
1912 Stockholm
1920 Antwerp
1924 Paris 0 0 0 0
1928 Amsterdam 0 0 0 0
1932 Los Angeles 0 2 0 2
1936 Berlin 0 0 3 3
1948 London 2 1 2 5
1952 Helsinki 0 1 0 1
1956 Melbourne 1 0 1 2
1960 Rome 0 0 1 1
1964 Tokyo 0 0 1 1
1968 Mexico City
(host nation)
3 3 3 9
1972 Munich 0 1 0 1
1976 Montreal 1 0 1 2
1980 Moscow 0 1 3 4
1984 Los Angeles 2 3 1 6
1988 Seoul 0 0 2 2
1992 Barcelona 0 1 0 1
1996 Atlanta 0 0 1 1
2000 Sydney 1 2 3 6
2004 Athens 0 3 1 4
2008 Beijing 2 0 1 3
2012 London 0 2 0 2
Total 12 20 25 57

Medals by sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
20px Athletics 3 5 2 10
20px Boxing 2 3 7 12
20px Equestrian 2 1 4 7
20px Taekwondo 2 1 2 5
20px Diving 1 6 5 12
20px Swimming 1 0 1 2
20px Weightlifting 1 0 0 1
20px Cycling 0 1 1 2
20px Fencing 0 1 0 1
20px Shooting 0 1 0 1
20px Wrestling 0 1 0 1
20px Polo 0 0 2 2
20px Basketball 0 0 1 1
Total 12 20 25 57

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