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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Mexico City

Population

114,800,000

Size

1,960,000km²

Languages

  • Spanish

Mexico profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Spanish

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 3 3
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 1
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
0 3 1
Oribe Peralta

Mexico score in first minute of final

Mexico stun Brazil with a shock goal inside the first minute in the Olympic football final.

11 Aug 12

Javier Cortes Mexico reach first Olympic final

Men's Football

7 Aug 12

Mexico reach their first ever Olympic final after coming from behind to beat Japan 3-1 at Wembley Stadium.

Mexico 4-2 Senegal (aet) Mexico 4-2 Senegal (aet)

Men's Football

4 Aug 12

Mexico survive an impressive comeback from Senegal to win 4-2 in a thrilling quarter-final in the men's Olympic football tournament at Wembley.

Oribe Perelta and Giovani dos Santos celebrate their goal against Switzerland Mexico 1-0 Switzerland

Men's Football

1 Aug 12

Oribe Peralta scores for Mexico as they defeat Switzerland 1-0 to top Group B ahead of South Korea.

Mexico at the Olympics

39 London 2012 ranking

36 Beijing 2008 ranking

1900 First Olympic appearance

Paola Espinosa profile

Read more about Mexico

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Football 1 0 0 RANK 1
Diving 0 2 1 RANK 4
Archery 0 1 1 RANK 3
View the London 2012 medal table for Mexico