List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Mexico, with photos when available. These are the best Mexican Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Mexican athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Mexican Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Mexico is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.
This list includes Tatiana Ortiz, Alvaro Gaxiola and more athletes.
This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Mexican Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from Mexico?"America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Mexico Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Mexico.
Juan Botella Medina was a Mexican diver. He was born in Mexico City. He competed for Mexico at the 1960 Summer Olympics held in Rome, where he won the bronze medal in the men's springboard event. ...more on Wikipedia
Olympic Medalist Event: Men's 3 metre springboard
Olympic Country: Mexico
Date Of Birth: 1941-07-04
Olympic Sport: Diving
Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Diving at the 1960 Summer Olympics - Men's 3 metre springboard
Olympic Medalist Games: 1960 Summer Olympics
Olympic Games Participant: 1960 Summer Olympics
Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal
Paola Milagros Espinosa Sánchez is an athlete from Mexico. She competes in diving and represented Mexico at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and again at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, being her national team's flagbearer in the latter. She won a bronze medal in the 10m Synchronized Platform with her partner Tatiana Ortiz. Espinosa won the gold medal in the 10 m platform at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships in Rome. In 2011 she participated at the 2011 Pan American Games where she won the gold medal at the 10m platform individual and synchronized events as well as gold in the 3 metre synchronized springboard event. She qualified to participate in both platform events at the 2012 ...more on Wikipedia
Date Of Birth: 1986-07-31
Place Of Birth: La Paz, Mexico, Earth, Latin America, North America
Tatiana Ortiz Galicia is an athlete from Mexico. She competes in diving and represented Mexico at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she won a bronze medal in the 10m Synchronized Platform with Paola Espinosa. ...more on Wikipedia
Date Of Birth: 1984