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Mexico Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Olympics


Mexico at 2016 Rio Olympics



Mexico will participate at the 2016 Summer Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro from August 5-21, 2016. For team Mexico, this will be their 23rd appearance at the Olympics since its debut in 1900

History of participation


Mexico has sent competitive athletes to every Summer Olympic event since 1924. Its athletes have delivered exemplary performances in various games including diving, athletics and boxing.

Mexico has also participated in several Winter Olympic Games since 1928. However, the country’s performance in the Winter Olympics Games hasn’t been as stellar as its performance in the Summer Olympic Games.

Medals won by Mexico in Summer Olympics


In the intricate history of Summer Olympic Games, Mexico has bagged a total of 62 medals. This feat places them at the top 20% of medal winning nations. Having participated in 29 Olympic Games, the 62 medals puts their average at 2.1 medals for each Olympic game. Bronze make up 45% of the medals won by Mexico, which is the highest, followed by silver and gold.

Mexican Athletes in 2016 Summer Olympic Games


As expected, Mexico will be participating in various events in the Summer Olympic Games. The events to look out for include diving (which Mexico is known to excel at), archery, boxing, athletics, badminton, canoeing, mountain biking, football, gymnastics, judo, rowing, volleyball weightlifting and wrestling among others.

A notable attraction is golfing where Gaby Lopez and Alejandra Llaneza. Both golfers are impressive entries in the country’s first golfing event at the Olympics. For basketball enthusiasts, the much needed dose of experience will come in form of Lorenzo Mata. He is a valuable addition to the squad, having been part of the team that clinched the 2013 FIBA Americas tournament in Venezuela.

The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports : 29
  • Athletes Participating : 126
  • Events : 88

Mexico Olympic Athletes at 2016 Rio Olympics

S.N.Athletes NameSports
1Aída RománArchery
2Alejandra ValenciaArchery
3Ernesto Horacio BoardmanArchery
4Lino MunozBadminton
5Juan VirgenBeach volleyball
6Lombardo OntiverosBeach volleyball
7Raul CurielBoxing
8Joselito Velazquez AltamiranoBoxing
9Lindolfo DelgadoBoxing
10Elias EmigdioBoxing
11Misael RodriguezBoxing
12Juan Pablo Romero MarinBoxing
13Marcos Pulido RodriguezCanoe sprint
14Daniela CampuzanoCycling - Mountain bike
15Luis LemusCycling - Road
16Carolina RodríguezCycling - Road
17Ignacio PradoCycling - Track
18Paola EspinosaDiving
19Alejandra OrozcoDiving
20Rommel PachecoDiving
21Iván GarcíaDiving
22Jahir OcampoDiving
23Germán SánchezDiving
24Dolores HernándezDiving
25Melany HernándezDiving
26Rodrigo Diego LopezDiving
27Bernadette PujalsEquestrian
28Paola PliegoFencing
29Úrsula GonzálezFencing
30Alejandra TeranFencing
31Nataly Michel SilvaFencing
32Daniel GomezFencing
33Julian AyalaFencing
34Tania ArrayalesFencing
35Alejandra LlanezaGolf
36Rodolfo CazaubónGolf
37Daniel CorralGymnastics
38Alexa MorenoGymnastics
39Vanessa ZambottiJudo
40Edna CarrilloJudo
41Tamara VegaModern pentathlon
42Ismael Hernandez UscangaModern pentathlon
43Kenia Lechuga AlanisRowing
44Juan Carlos CabreraRowing
45David Mier y TeranSailing
46Demita VegaSailing
47Yanic GentrySailing
48Alejandra ZavalaShooting
49Hirving LozanoSoccer
50Oribe PeraltaSoccer
51Rodolfo PizarroSoccer
52Carlos SalcedoSoccer
53Marco BuenoSoccer
54Alfredo TalaveraSoccer
55Erick GutiérrezSoccer
56César MontesSoccer
57Víctor GuzmánSoccer
58Erick Torres PadillaSoccer
59Jorge Torres NiloSoccer
60Arturo GonzálezSoccer
61Carlos Ernesto CisnerosSoccer
62Érick AguirreSoccer
63Manuel LajudSoccer
64Michael Pérez OrtízSoccer
65Jordan SilvaSoccer
66José AbellaSoccer
67Liliana Ibanez LopezSwimming
68Long GutierrezSwimming
69Ricardo VargasSwimming
70Nuria Diosdado GarciaSynchronized swimming
71Karem AchachSynchronized swimming
72Yadira SilvaTable tennis
73Marcos MadridTable tennis
74María EspinozaTaekwondo
75Saúl GutiérrezTaekwondo
76Itzel Adilene Manjarrez BastidasTaekwondo
77Carlos Rubén Navarro ValdezTaekwondo
78Santiago GonzálezTennis
79Miguel Ángel Reyes-VarelaTennis
80Brenda FloresTrack & field
81José Carlos HerreraTrack & field
82Madaí PérezTrack & field
83Horacio NavaTrack & field
84María Guadalupe GonzálezTrack & field
85Edgar RiveraTrack & field
86Marisol RomeroTrack & field
87Diego del RealTrack & field
88Alejandra OrtegaTrack & field
89Omar ZepedaTrack & field
90Julio César SalazarTrack & field
91Ever PalmaTrack & field
92José Leyver OjedaTrack & field
93Daniel VargasTrack & field
94Alberto AlvarezTrack & field
95Vianey De La RosaTrack & field
96María Guadalupe SanchezTrack & field
97Yvonne TrevinoTrack & field
98Margarita HernándezTrack & field
99Ricardo RamosTrack & field
100Pedro Daniel GomezTrack & field
101Crisanto GrajalesTriathlon
102Claudia RivasTriathlon
103Irving PerezTriathlon
104Pedro RangelVolleyball
105Jorge BarajasVolleyball
106Jorge QuiñonesVolleyball
107Tomás AguileraVolleyball
108Jesús Alberto PeralesVolleyball
109Gonzalo RuizVolleyball
110Néstor OrellanaVolleyball
111Samuel CórdovaVolleyball
112Carlos GuerraVolleyball
113Daniel VargasVolleyball
114Jesús RangelVolleyball
115José MartínezVolleyball
116Eva Alicia Gurrola OrtizWeightlifting
117Alejandra Garza GarzaWeightlifting
118Bredni Roque MendozaWeightlifting
119Monica Patricia Dominguez LaraWeightlifting
120Alfonso Leyva YepezWrestling

Olympic Medals Table Mexico

GAMESSUMMER / WINTERMEDALS
  GoldSilverBronzeTotal
London 2012Summer Games1337
Beijing 2008Summer Games2013
Athens 2004Summer Games0415
Sydney 2000Summer Games1236
Atlanta 1996Summer Games0011
Barcelona 1992 Summer Games1124
Seoul 1988 Summer Games0055
Los Angeles 1984 Summer Games2417
Moscow 1980 Summer Games0134
Montreal 1976 Summer Games1012
Munich 1972 Summer Games0101
Mexico 1968 Summer Games3339
Tokyo 1964 Summer Games0011
Rome 1960 Summer Games0011
Melbourne / Stockholm 1956 Summer Games1012
Helsinki 1952 Summer Games0101
London 1948 Summer Games2125
Berlin 1936 Summer Games0022
Los Angeles 1932 Summer Games0202

Last Updated On : August 05, 2016



Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.

 

Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.


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