Argentina at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Argentina competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 89 competitors, 84 men and 5 women, took part in 61 events in 12 sports.[1]

Argentina at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Argentina.svg
IOC codeARG
NOCArgentine Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coarg.org.ar (in Spanish)
in Mexico City
Competitors89 (84 men and 5 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearerCarlos Moratorio
Medals
Ranked 41st
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Mario Guilloti Boxing Men's welterweight
  Bronze Alberto Demiddi Rowing Men's single sculls

AthleticsEdit

Men
Athlete Events Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Andrés Calonge 100 m 10.44 2 Q 10.39 5 Did not advance
200 m 20.81 2 Q 21.03 6 Did not advance
Juan Carlos Dyrzka 400 m 47.02 4 Q 46.85 7 Did not advance
400 m hurdles N/A 49.8 1 Q 48.8 5 Did not advance
Guillermo Cuello 800 m Did not finish N/A Did not advance
1500 m Did not start N/A Did not advance
Domingo Amaizón 3000 m steeplechase 9:43.06 12 N/A Did not advance
Enrico Barney Pole vault 4.80 17 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Events Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Alicia Kaufmanas 100 m 11.8 6 Did not advance
200 m 24.4 5 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Roberto Urretavizcaya Light flyweight N/A   Espinal (DOM)
W w/o
  Donovan (AUS)
L 0 – 5
Did not advance
Tito Pereyra Flyweight N/A   Carney (AUS)
W 4 – 1
  Nakamura (JPN)
L 0 – 5
Did not advance
Domingo Casco Bantamweight   Ladjili (TUN)
W 3 – 2
  Cervantes (MEX)
L DSQ
Did not advance
Miguel García Featherweight N/A   Oduardo (CUB)
W 3 – 2
  Simion (ROU)
W 5 – 0
  Waruinge (KEN)
L 1 – 4
Did not advance
Pedro Agüero Lightweight   Arpon (PHI)
W 3 – 2
  Gadir (SUD)
W 5 – 0
  Petriglia (ITA)
L 2 – 3
Did not advance
Mario Guilloti Welterweight Bye   Kajjo (UGA)
W 4 – 1
  Paduano (CAN)
W 5 – 0
  Muñíz (USA)
W 4 – 1
  Bessala (CMR)
L 0 – 5
 
Víctor Galíndez Light middleweight N/A   Bentini (ITA)
L 0 – 5
Did not advance

CyclingEdit

Nine cyclists represented Argentina in 1968.

Road race, time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Juan Alves Individual road race Did not finish
Roberto Breppe 4:48:07 40
Héctor Cassina Did not finish
Gerardo Cavallieri Did not finish
José Pittaro Individual time trial 1:05.57 9
Carlos Álvarez
Roberto Breppe
Ernesto Contreras
Juan Alberto Merlos
Team time trial 2:15:34.24 7
Sprint
Athlete Event Round 1
Repechage
Round 2
Repechage
1/8 Finals
Repechage
Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
José Pittaro Men's sprint
11.41
2
1 Q
2
3
Did not advance
Carlos Roqueiro
11.15
2
1 Q
3
2
Did not advance
Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Juan Alberto Merlos Individual pursuit 4:47.81 12 Did not advance
Carlos Álvarez
Roberto Breppe
Ernesto Contreras
Juan Alberto Merlos
Team pursuit 4:26.22 9 Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

EventingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Show jumping Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
José Eugenio Acosta Oligarca Individual -110.01 41 -155.20 34 -12.75 =18 -277.96 29
Jorge Bedoya Naranjo -91.50 26 DSQ Did not finish
Carlos Moratorio Hijo Manso -68.01 =6 -294.00 39 -1.25 6 -363.26 34
Roberto Pistarini Warti -90.00 25 -150.00 33 DSQ Did not finish
José Eugenio Acosta
Jorge Bedoya
Carlos Moratorio
Roberto Pistarini
Oligarca
Naranjo
Hijo Manso
Warti
Team -249.51 8 -599.20 11 Did not finish

Show jumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Round 1 Round 2 Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Jorge Amaya Gemelo Individual DSQ Did not finish
Carlos Delía Scandale 8.00 =9 12.00 =11 20.00 =13
Argentino Molinuevo Jr. Don Gustavo 8.00 =9 8.00 =4 16.00 =7
Jorge Amaya
Argentino Molinuevo Jr.
Roberto Tagle
Gemelo
Don Gustavo
Ojo Chico
Team 113.50 10 161.50 14 275.00 13

FencingEdit

Ten fencers, nine men and one woman, represented Argentina in 1968.

Athlete Event First round Second round Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Repechage Final round
Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Record Rank Record Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Record Rank
Alberto Balestrini Men's épée 1W – 4L 6 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Guillermo Obeid 1W – 4L 6 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Omar Vergara 3W – 2L 2 Q 1W – 4L 6 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Alberto Balestrini
Guillermo Obeid
Guillermo Saucedo
Omar Vergara
Men's team épée 0W – 2L 6 N/A Did not advance N/A Did not advance N/A
Orlando Nannini Men's foil 1W – 4L 6 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Evaristo Prendes 0W – 4L 6 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Guillermo Saucedo 3W – 1L 1 Q 4W – 1L 2 Q   La Ragione (ITA)
L
Did not advance N/A   Szabó (HUN)
L
Did not advance
Orlando Nannini
Evaristo Prendes
Guillermo Saucedo
Omar Vergara
Men's team foil 0W – 2L 3 N/A Did not advance N/A Did not advance N/A
Juan Carlos Frecia Men's sabre 0W – 6L 7 Did not advance N/A Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Alberto Lanteri 2W – 4L 6 Did not advance N/A Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Román Quinos 2W – 4L 5 Did not advance N/A Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Juan Carlos Frecia
Alberto Lanteri
Guillermo Saucedo
Román Quinos
Men's team sabre 0W – 2L 3 N/A Did not advance N/A Did not advance N/A
Sylvia Iannuzzi-San Martín Women's foil 1W – 5L 7 Did not advance N/A Did not advance N/A Did not advance

Field hockeyEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Alberto Obarrio Finn DNF 42 16 22 13 19 18 24 13 19 8 14 21 27 125 17
Roberto Sieburger
Jorge Vago
Star 15 21 14 20 19 25 18 24 14 20 19 25 DNF 42 135 20
Héctor Schenone
Boris Belada
Pedro Sisti
Dragon 15 21 9 15 7 13 5 10 17 23 10 16 11 17 92 9

ShootingEdit

Four shooters, all men, represented Argentina in 1968.

25 m pistol
Trap

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Argentina at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 September 2014.