Mexico at the
1956 Summer Olympics
IOC codeMEX
NOCMexican Olympic Committee
Websitewww.com.org.mx (in Spanish)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors24 (21 men and 3 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearerJoaquín Capilla
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

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]

Medalists

Gold

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Individual road race

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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

Main article: Fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Mexico in 1956.

Individual
Team

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Mexico had one male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's single sculls

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Three shooters represented Mexico in 1956.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Men's 200m Butterfly

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

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1956 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Mexico at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 18 October 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Mexico Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2018.