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Mexico at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Mexico at the Olympic Games

Flag of Mexico
IOC code  MEX
NOC Comité Olímpico Mexicano
Website www.com.org.mx (Spanish)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 24 (21 men and 3 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Rank: 23
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Mexico competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 24 competitors, 21 men and 3 women, took part in 20 events in 10 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Bronze 1.2
  • Athletics 2
  • Cycling 3
  • Diving 4
  • Fencing 5
  • Modern pentathlon 6
  • Rowing 7
  • Shooting 8
  • Swimming 9
  • Weightlifting 10
  • Wrestling 11
  • References 12
  • External links 13

Medalists

Gold

Bronze

Athletics

Cycling

Individual road race

Diving

Men's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 78.68
  • Final — 152.44 (→ Gold Medal)
  • Preliminary Round — 74.18
  • Final — 134.74 (→ 9th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 69.39
  • Final — 125.45 (→ 10th place)

Fencing

Three fencers, two men and one woman, represented Mexico in 1956.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre
Women's foil

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Mexico in 1956.

Individual
Team
  • José Pérez
  • Antonio Almada
  • David Romero

Rowing

Shooting

Three shooters represented Mexico in 1956.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol

Swimming

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Eulalio Ríos
  • Preliminary Round — x'xx"
  • Final — x'xx" (→ 8th place)

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Mexico at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-18. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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