Mexico at the Olympics

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Mexico at the
Olympics
Flag of Mexico.svg
IOC code MEX
NOC Mexican Olympic Committee
Website www.com.org.mx (Spanish)
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

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 67 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.

Hosted Games[edit]

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 tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Numbers of medals won by Mexico at the summer Olympic games from 1896 to 2012.
   Host nation
Games Athletes Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg Total Rank
Greece 1896 Athens Did not participate
France 1900 Paris 4 0 0 1 1 20
United States 1904 St. Louis Did not participate
United Kingdom 1908 London
Sweden 1912 Stockholm
Belgium 1920 Antwerp
France 1924 Paris 13 0 0 0 0 N/A
Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam 30 0 0 0 0 N/A
United States 1932 Los Angeles 73 0 2 0 2 21
Germany 1936 Berlin 32 0 0 3 3 28
United Kingdom 1948 London 88 2 1 2 5 17
Finland 1952 Helsinki 64 0 1 0 1 34
Australia 1956 Melbourne 24 1 0 1 2 23
Italy 1960 Rome 69 0 0 1 1 41
Japan 1964 Tokyo 94 0 0 1 1 35
Mexico 1968 Mexico City 275 3 3 3 9 15
West Germany 1972 Munich 174 0 1 0 1 33
Canada 1976 Montreal 97 1 0 1 2 25
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow 45 0 1 3 4 29
United States 1984 Los Angeles 99 2 3 1 6 17
South Korea 1988 Seoul 83 0 0 2 2 44
Spain 1992 Barcelona 102 0 1 0 1 49
United States 1996 Atlanta 97 0 0 1 1 71
Australia 2000 Sydney 78 1 2 3 6 40
Greece 2004 Athens 109 0 3 1 4 59
China 2008 Beijing 85 2 0 1 3 36
United Kingdom 2012 London 102 1 3 3 7 39
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 125 0 3 2 5 61
Japan 2020 Tokyo Future Event
Total 1962 13 24 30 67 41

Medals by Winter Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg Total Rank
France 1924 Chamonix Did not participate
Switzerland 1928 St. Moritz 4 0 0 0 0 N/A
United States 1932 Lake Placid Did not participate
Germany 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Switzerland 1948 St. Moritz
Norway 1952 Oslo
Italy 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
United States 1960 Squaw Valley
Austria 1964 Innsbruck
France 1968 Grenoble
Japan 1972 Sapporo
Austria 1976 Innsbruck
United States 1980 Lake Placid
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo 1 0 0 0 0 N/A
Canada 1988 Calgary 11 0 0 0 0 N/A
France 1992 Albertville 20 0 0 0 0 N/A
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 1 0 0 0 0 N/A
Japan 1998 Nagano Did not participate
United States 2002 Salt Lake City 3 0 0 0 0 N/A
Italy 2006 Turin Did not participate
Canada 2010 Vancouver 1 0 0 0 0 N/A
Russia 2014 Sochi 1 0 0 0 0 N/A
Total 42 0 0 0 0 N/A

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg 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
Swimming 1 0 1 2 39
Football 1 0 0 1 23
Weightlifting 1 0 0 1 38
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 30 67

List of medalists[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Multiple Mexican Olympic medalists[edit]

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 Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg Total
1 Joaquín Capilla M Diving Australia 1956 Melbourne 1 0 1 4
Finland 1952 Helsinki 0 1 0
United Kingdom 1948 London 0 0 1
2 Humberto Mariles M Equestrian United Kingdom 1948 London 2 0 1 3
3 María Espinoza F Taekwondo China 2008 Beijing 1 0 0
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 0 1 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 0 0 1
4 Rubén Uriza M Equestrian United Kingdom 1948 London 1 1 0 2
Raúl González M Athletics United States 1984 Los Angeles 1 1 0
6 Germán Sánchez M Diving United Kingdom 2012 London 0 1 0
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 0 1 0
7 Paola Espinosa F United Kingdom 2012 London 0 1 0
China 2008 Beijing 0 0 1
8 Joaquín Pérez M Equestrian Soviet Union 1980 Moscow 0 0 2

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