Mexico at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Mexico at the Olympic Games

Flag of Mexico
IOC code  MEX
NOC Comité Olímpico Mexicano
Website www.com.org.mx (Spanish)
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Hubertus Von Hohenlohe (opening[1][2]
and closing)[3]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Mexico competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. The team once again consisted of Hubertus von Hohenlohe competing in Alpine skiing. Hubertus von Hohenlohe became the second oldest Winter Olympian ever, and also break the longest span of competing at the winter Olympics (30 years).[4]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 0 1
Total 1 0 1

Alpine skiing[edit]

Skier, businessman and pop singer Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg competed in alpine skiing as the only athlete from Mexico.

According to the final quota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Mexico had one athlete in qualification position.[5] Hubertus von Hohenlohe wore a traditional Mariachi suit while competing.[6] Hubertus von Hohenlohe crashed while competing in his only race (the slalom).[7]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Hubertus von Hohenlohe Men's slalom DNF

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peleshaty, Adam (4 January 2014). "Interesting Winter Olympians from tropical locales". The Manitoban. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). http://www.olympic.org/. Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). The International Olympic Committee (IOC). February 23, 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Zaccardi, Nick. "Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe of Mexico will be second oldest Winter Olympian ever". NBC Olympic Talk. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014" (PDF). www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Gomez, Jorge Eduardo (5 February 2014). "Sochi 2014: 'Mexican prince' ready to hit slopes in Mariachi suit". CNN (Mexico City, Mexico). Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Sochi 2014: 55-year-old Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe crashes out of slalom". BBC. 22 February 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 

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