Mexico's German Sanchez Sanchez (L) and Ivan Garcia Navarro hold their silver medals in the men's synchronised 10m platform victory ceremony during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre July 30, 2012. (Photo : REUTERS/Tim Wimborne)
German Sanchez and Ivan Garcia scooped up Mexico's first medal at the London Olympics after ending behind Chinese Cao Yuan and Zhang Yanquan in the Synchronized 10m Platform final.
Sanchez and Garcia's score of 468.90 points fell significantly behind Yuan and Yanquan's 486.78 but was better than McCory and Buodia's 463.47, from USA.
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According to the Huffpost, Mexico earned its 20th silver medal in its Olympic history.
The last silver medal won was in Athen's 2004 earned by Belem Guerrero and Iridia Salazar.
In Beijing 2008, Mexico earned three medals - two gold and one bronze - in total.
Guillermo Perez Sandoval brought home the gold in the Men's 58 kg event for Taekwondo while Maria del Rosario Espinoza earned gold for the same sport but for the Women's 67 kg event.
The bronze medal was earned by Paola Espinosa Sanchez and Tatiana Ortiz Gallicia for the Women's Synchronized 10m Platform event.
In total, 102 Mexicans are competing in 21 sports at the London Olympics that take place from July 27 to August 12, 2012.