Olympics: Mexican president lauds divers for silver medalJuly 31st, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 31 (IANS) Mexican President Felipe Calderon congratulated divers Ivan Garcia and German Sanchez for winning the silver medal in the men’s 10-metre platform synchronized diving event at the London Olympics.
Minutes after Sanchez and Garcia won second place Monday, Calderon wrote on Twitter: “congratulations to German Sanchez and Ivan Garcia, silver medal in 10 meter synchronized diving. Good work.”
The Mexican duo were placed behind China’s Cao Yuan and Zhang Yanquan who won gold, while the bronze medal went to the US pair David Boudia and Nicholas McCrory, Xinhua reported.
Also congratulating Sanchez and Garcia via Twitter were Calderon’s wife, Margarita Zavala, and Mexico City mayor-elect Miguel Angel Mancera, who won the recent July 1 elections.
- Mexico has best Olympics in over 40 years - Aug 13, 2012
- Mexican diving duo eye gold at Olympics - Jul 23, 2012
- Miss Universe meets Mexican president - Sep 15, 2010
- Two die as chopper crashes on Mexican street - Oct 22, 2011
- China grabs third diving gold at London Olympics - Jul 31, 2012
- Paralympic gold for Russia in women's long jump - Aug 31, 2012
- Chinese juggernaut rolls on at Olympics (World Roundup) - Aug 08, 2012
- First Lady Michelle Obama to make first solo official trip to Mexico - Mar 12, 2010
- First Lady Michelle Obama to visit Mexico City - Apr 10, 2010
- Olympic: Zakharov breaks Chinese dominance for diving gold - Aug 08, 2012
- Latam nations aim for more medals at London Olympics - Jul 28, 2012
- Hugo Chavez gives house to Twitter follower - Jun 01, 2012
- Two held for murder of Mexican actress - Dec 31, 2011
- Obamas to host second state dinner under 'heavy security' - May 17, 2010
- New Mexican mine to produce 283 tonnes of silver - Jul 14, 2011
Tags: bronze medal, cao yuan, city mayor, david boudia, diving event, ivan, july 1, lauds, london olympics, mancera, mayor elect, mccrory, mexican president, mexico city, miguel angel, olympics, silver medal, twitter, xinhua, zavala