Mexico at the 2011 Pan American Games
|Mexico at the Pan American Games|
|At the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara|
|Competitors||646 in 36 sports|
|Flag bearer||Juan René Serrano|
|Pan American Games history (summary)|
Mexico hosted the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 14 to 30, 2011. Mexico has competed in every edition of the Pan American Games since the first games held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Mexico began their participation having achieved 782 medals in total with 155 of them gold. In August 24, 2011 the head of CONADE, Bernardo de la Garza stated that the Mexican athletes would look for to break the country's historic mark of achieving 23 gold medals in a single edition, which happened at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina. For that specific objective, the Mexican delegation has landed its hopes on the disciplines of diving, taekwondo, archery, racquetball, basque pelota, and athletics, most specifically in the athletes: Paola Espinosa, Paola Longoria, Alberto Rodríguez, Eder Sánchez, Damián Villa, Yahel Castillo, and Juan René Serrano (flagbearer), who are the strongest possibilities of winning a gold medal in their respective disciplines.
The Mexican Olympic Committee (COM) announced that the Mexican delegation would be made by 646 athletes, 279 of them women and 367 men, who will participate in all 36 sports. On September 20, 2011 the COM announced that the Mexican archer Juan René Serrano would be the flagbearer. On a protocolary ceremony held on September 23, 2011 the Mexican president Felipe Calderón made the official handing of the national flag to the archer, encouraging both pan American and parapan American athletes to give their best effort at the games.
|Medals by sport|
- Serrano podría ser el abanderado Panamericano (Spanish)
- Historial de Resultados (History of results) (Spanish)
- Esperanzas de Oro (Hopes for Gold) (Spanish)
- Disciplinas (Strongest Disciplines) (Spanish)
- Presidente Calderón abanderó delegación mexicana para Guadalajara (Spanish)
- Abanderado JP (Mexican flagbearer) (Spanish)
- Abanderamiento JP (Flag ceremony) (Spanish)