Mexico at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Mexico at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Mexico.svg
IOC codeMEX
NOCMexican Olympic Committee
Websitewww.com.org.mx (in Spanish)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors87 in 14 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Mexico is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It will be the nation's twenty-fourth appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Archery

One Mexican archer qualified for the women's individual recurve by securing one of three remaining spots available in the secondary tournament at the 2019 World Archery Championships in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.[2]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Alejandra Valencia Women's individual

Artistic swimming

Mexico fielded a squad of two artistic swimmers to compete in the women's duet event by winning the silver medal at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[3]

Athlete Event Technical routine Free routine (preliminary) Free routine (final)
Points Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank
 
 
Duet

Athletics

Mexican athletes further achieved the entry standards, either by qualifying time or by world ranking, in the following track and field events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event):[4][5]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Track & road events
Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jesús Tonatiu López 800 m
Jesús Esparza Marathon N/A
Juan Joel Pacheco N/A
José Luis Santana N/A
Julio César Salazar 20 km walk N/A
Carlos Sánchez N/A
Isaac Palma 50 km walk N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Paola Morán 400 m
Andrea Ramírez Marathon N/A
Úrsula Sánchez N/A
Alegna González 20 km walk N/A
Ilse Guerrero N/A

Baseball

Mexico national baseball team qualified for the first time at the Olympics by winning the bronze medal over the United States and securing an outright berth as the highest-ranked squad from the Americas at the 2019 WBSC Premier12 in Tokyo, Japan.[6]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 24 players

Cycling

Road

Mexico entered one rider each to compete in both men's and women's Olympic road race, by virtue of his top 50 national finish (for men) and her top 22 (for women), respectively, in the UCI World Ranking.[7]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Men's road race
Women's road race

Track

Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Mexican riders accumulated spots in the women's team sprint, as well as the women's sprint, keirin, and omnium, based on their country's results in the final UCI Olympic rankings.

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
  Women's sprint  
 
   
 
Team sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
 
 
Women's team sprint  
 

Qualification legend: FA=Gold medal final; FB=Bronze medal final

Keirin
Athlete Event 1st Round Repechage 2nd Round 3rd Round Final
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank
  Women's keirin
 
Omnium
Athlete Event Scratch Race Tempo Race Elimination Race Points Race Total points Rank
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
Women's omnium

Diving

Mexican divers qualified for the following individual spots and synchronized teams at the Games through the 2019 FINA World Championships and the 2019 Pan American Games.

Men
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
  3 m springboard
  10 m platform
 
 
3 m synchronized springboard N/A
Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
  3 m springboard
  10 m platform
 
 
3 m synchronized springboard N/A

Equestrian

Mexico fielded a squad of three equestrian riders into the Olympic team jumping competition by winning the silver medal and securing second of three available slots at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[8] MeanwhIle, one dressage rider was added to the Mexican roster by finishing in the top four, outside the group selection, of the individual FEI Olympic Rankings for Groups D and E (North, Central, and South America).[9]

Dressage

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Technical Artistic Score Rank
    Individual

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualified for the final; q = Qualified for the final as a lucky loser

Jumping

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team

Gymnastics

Artistic

Mexico entered two artistic gymnasts into the Olympic competition. Rio 2016 Olympians Daniel Corral and Alexa Moreno finished among the top twelve eligible for qualification in the men's and among the top twenty in the women's individual all-around and apparatus events, respectively, to book their spots on the Mexican roster at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[10]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Daniel Corral All-around
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Alexa Moreno All-around

Modern pentathlon

Mexican athletes qualified for the following spots to compete in modern pentathlon. Mariana Arceo secured a selection in women's event with a gold medal victory at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima.[11]

Athlete Event Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Combined: shooting/running
(10 m air pistol)/(3200 m)
Total points Final rank
RR BR Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Mariana Arceo Women's

Sailing

Mexican sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the class-associated World Championships and the continental regattas.[12][13]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Men's RS:X
Men's Finn N/A
Women's RS:X
Women's Laser Radial N/A

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race

Shooting

Mexican shooters achieved quota places for the following events by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, the 2019 Pan American Games, and Championships of the Americas, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[14]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Jorge Orozco Men's trap
Edson Ramírez Men's 10 m air rifle
José Luis Sánchez Men's 50 m rifle 3 positions
Alejandra Ramírez Women's trap
Gabriela Rodríguez Women's skeet
Jorge Orozco
Alejandra Ramírez
Mixed trap team

Softball

Mexico women's national softball team qualified for the Olympics by finishing in the top two of the WBSC Women's Softball Americas Qualification Event in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.[15]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 15 players
Group play
Team W L RS RA WIN% GB Tiebreaker
 Australia 0 0 0 0 .000
 Canada 0 0 0 0 .000
 Italy 0 0 0 0 .000
 Japan 0 0 0 0 .000
 Mexico 0 0 0 0 .000
 United States 0 0 0 0 .000
21 July 15:00
Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 July 12:00
Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 July 14:30
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 July 20:00
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 July 20:00
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Taekwondo

Mexico entered two athletes into the taekwondo competition at the Games. 2019 Pan American Games bronze medalist Carlos Sansores (men's +80 kg) and heavyweight champion Briseida Acosta (women's +67 kg) secured the spots on the Mexican squad with a top two finish each in their respective weight classes at the 2020 Pan American Qualification Tournament in San José, Costa Rica.[16]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Carlos Sansores Men's +80 kg
Briseida Acosta Women's +67 kg

Wrestling

Mexico qualified two wrestlers for each of the following classes into the Olympic competition; all of whom advanced to the top two finals to book Olympic spots in the men's Greco-Roman 77 kg and women's freestyle 57 kg, respectively, at the 2020 Pan American Qualification Tournament in Ottawa, Canada.[17][18]

Key:

  • VT (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by fall.
  • VB (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by injury (VF for forfeit, VA for withdrawal or disqualification)
  • PP (ranking points: 3–1 or 1–3) – Decision by points – the loser with technical points.
  • PO (ranking points: 3–0 or 0–3) – Decision by points – the loser without technical points.
  • ST (ranking points: 4–0 or 0–4) – Great superiority – the loser without technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
  • SP (ranking points: 4–1 or 1–4) – Technical superiority – the loser with technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
José Andrés Vargas −77 kg
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Alma Valencia −57 kg

See also

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Denmark, Mexico and Sweden win last three Olympic quota places at 2019 world championships". World Archery. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  3. ^ Verástegui, Carlos (31 July 2019). "México logra medalla plata en Lima y plaza para Tokyo 2020 en natación artística" [Mexico wins a silver medal in Lima and a ticket to Tokyo 2020] (in Spanish). Vanguardia MX. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  4. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  5. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Mexico heads to the Olympics, makes history". World Baseball Softball Confederation. 17 November 2019. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  8. ^ Staszak, Catie (9 August 2019). "Pan American Games Lima 2019: Brazil punches ticket to Tokyo with team gold". FEI. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Tokyo 2020 team and individual quota places confirmed by FEI". FEI. 17 February 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  10. ^ "El camino de Alexa Moreno y Daniel Corral que los coloca en Tokyo 2020" [Alexa Moreno and Daniel Corral booked their places for Tokyo 2020]. www.marca.com (in Spanish). Mexico: Claro. 7 October 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  11. ^ "Lima 2019: Mariana Arceo consigue oro y pase a Tokio 2020, en pentatlón" [Lima 2019: Modern pentathlete Mariana Arceo takes the gold and a ticket to Tokyo 2020] (in Spanish). Publimetro. 27 July 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Friends win medals at the 2019 RS:X World Championship". World Sailing. 29 September 2019. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  13. ^ "Seven Champions crowned at 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami". World Sailing. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  14. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  15. ^ "Canada, Mexico qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as top two teams across Americas". World Baseball Softball Confederation. 2 September 2019. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  16. ^ "Day 1 of Pan Am Olympic Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 concludes in Costa Rica". World Taekwondo. 11 March 2020. Retrieved 12 March 2020.
  17. ^ Grégorio, Taylor (14 March 2020). "Cuba Qualifies All Categories in Greco-Roman Style for the Olympic Games". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  18. ^ "México suma una plaza para los Juegos Olímpicos en Lucha" [Mexico adds a wrestling spot for the Olympics] (in Spanish). Mexico: Marca. 13 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.


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