Mexico at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg
IOC codeMEX
NOCMexican Olympic Committee
Websitewww.com.org.mx (in Spanish)
in Rome
Competitors69 (63 men and 6 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearerPilar Roldán
Medals
Ranked 41st
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Mexico competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 69 competitors, 63 men and 6 women, took part in 54 events in 14 sports.[1]

Medalists

Further information: 1960 Summer Olympics medal table and List of 1960 Summer Olympics medal winners

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Juan Botella Diving 3 m springboard 29 August

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Santiago Plaza 100 m 10.8 3 Q 10.8 7 Did not advance
Santiago Plaza 200 m 22.0 4 Did not advance
Jorge Terán 400 m 9:38.0 10 Did not advance
Alfredo Tinoco 3000 m steeplechase 49.6 6 N/A Did not advance
Rodolfo Mijares
Santiago Plaza
Roberto Procel
Jorge Terán
4 x 100 m relay Did not start Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Roberto Procel Long jump 7.23 24 Did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Points Rank
Rodolfo Mijares 11.3 6.20 10.59 1.65 50.5 17.3 37.55 3.40 43.36 4:49.3 5413 21
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sebastiana Alvarado 800 m Did not start N/A Did not advance

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Ten cyclists, all men, represented Mexico in 1960.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Eight fencers, seven men and one woman, represented Mexico in 1960.

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

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Mexico in 1960.

Individual
Team

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Mexico had two male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1960.[2]

Men's coxless pair

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Six shooters represented Mexico in 1960.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1960 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Mexico at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Mexico Rowing at the 1960 Roma Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 26 February 2018.