Mexico entered one rhythmic gymnast into the Olympic competition by winning the gold medal at the 2021 Pan American Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mexico has qualified a judoka for the following weight class at the Games: Mexican athletes qualified for the following spots to compete in the modern pentathlon: José Benítez and María Teresa González earned their spots based on their performance at the World Championships.
In addition, Mexico has qualified a single athlete based on its performance at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo. María Teresa González will be competing in the women's individual standing event (F11).
This is the first time Mexico has competed at the Olympics since 2000.
Mexico has qualified four triathletes for the following Olympic events: Mexican weightlifters qualified for two women's and two men's Olympic quota spots based on their combined team placement in the global rankings. The rest of Mexico's triathlon competitors will be selected by a national selection process that begins in November 2013 and ends in March 2014. There is no indication who may get those spots not filled by the athletes who have qualified.
In 2012, Mexico had one female triathlete qualify for the Olympics. She placed 32nd out of 53 swimmers in the women's race. It was the best performance by a Mexican swimmer at an Olympic event.
Mexico has never won an Olympic medal in this sport.
Mexico sent two female boxers and one male boxer to the Olympics. They all qualified following the cancellation of the 2021 Pan American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mexico initially competed in the Olympic Games in 1900, and has sent competitors to every summer Olympic Games since 1924. Mexico has also competed in several Winter Olympic Games since 1928, however it has never won a medal.
The Olympic Games in Mexico City in 1968 were the most politically fraught Olympics since the Berlin Games in 1936. Students opposing the Mexican government's use of finances for the Olympics rather than social projects were besieged in the Plaza of Three Cultures ten days before the Games' opening by...
Mexico has also competed in several Winter Olympic Games since 1928, however it has never won a medal.
|Mexico at the Olympics|
|NOC||Mexican Olympic Committee|
|Website||www.com.org.mx (in Spanish)|
|Medals||Gold 13 Silver 24 Bronze 32 Total 69|
Mexico initially competed in the Olympic Games in 1900, and has sent competitors to every summer Olympic Games since 1924. Mexico has also competed in several Winter Olympic Games since 1928, however it has never won a medal. In 2016, Mexico was invited by the IOC to become the 45th member of the organization.
Mexico is represented in the Olympic games by its national sports association, Federación Mexicana de Deportes (FEMEXCIDE). The federation selects athletes who will represent Mexico at the Olympic level. These athletes are known as los mexicanos del béisbol ("the Mexicans of baseball").
The Mexican Olympic Committee was created in 1945 and is called Comité Olímpico Mexicano (Mexican Olympic Committee). It is a non-profit organization that is responsible for administering all aspects of Mexican sport including selecting officials to compete at international competitions.
Mexico has participated in every Summer Olympic Games and every Winter Olympic Games except 1940 and 1944. Its best performance was in 1968 when it took fourteenth place out of 16 countries in ice hockey.
In 2016, Mexico won its first ever gold medal at the Olympics when judoka María José Hernández defeated Japan's Yumie Kahori to win the title.
At the Games, the Mexican Olympic Committee (Comite Olimpico Mexicano, COM) had a team of 124 participants, 80 men and 44 women, competing in 26 sports.
Mexico will compete in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo in 2020. The Games were originally slated to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020, but were moved to July 23 to August 8, 2021, because to the COVID-19 epidemic... participants.
Portugal has two trampoline gymnasts competing in the Olympics. At the Olympic Test Event in Rio de Janeiro, Diogo Abreu and two-time Olympian Ana Rente secured their Olympic places in the men's and women's competitions, respectively. Portugal has qualified six judokas at the Games in each of the following weight classes: +100 kg, -66 kg, +65 kg, -53 kg, +52 kg, and -47 kg.
Gymnastics has been a popular sport in Portugal since it was introduced by the Portuguese in 1948. The country's top athletes have won multiple gold medals in the past, with many more medals available in all categories. In fact, Portugal is one of the most successful nations in trampoline sports with eight overall medals (three gold, three silver, and two bronze).
Portugal's first female gymnast was married woman Ana Rita Pereira who competed at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. She had several achievements during her career including winning the silver medal in the vault event. After her retirement from athletics, Pereira started practicing trampoline and became one of the world's leading experts in this sport. In 1995, she was appointed as the national team coordinator and led them to victory at the World Championships that year. She also helped Portugal win its first ever Olympic medal when Luana Oliveira took home the silver in the women's individual trampoline event at the 2004 Athens Games.