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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

Brazil coach Mano Menezes Olympics still a success, Menezes

Brazil coach Mano Menezes said that his team's Olympic campaign remains a success despite failing to win gold.

12 Aug 12

Mexico players celebrate Mexico shock Brazil to win gold

Men's Football

11 Aug 12

Two goals from Oribe Peralta give Mexico a surprise 2-1 victory over Brazil in the Olympic football final.

Mexico celebrate their win Mexico beat Japan to reach final

Men's Football

7 Aug 12

Mexico will play Brazil or South Korea in the men's Olympic football final after coming from behind to defeat Japan 3-1.

Damiao Leandro Brazil overcome nine-man Honduras

Men's Football

5 Aug 12

Brazil survive a scare against nine-man Honduras to secure a 3-2 win that earns them a semi-final against South Korea.

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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