Costa Rica at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Costa Rica competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. Eighteen competitors, seventeen men and one woman, took part in eighteen events in six sports.[1]

Costa Rica at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Costa Rica.svg
IOC codeCRC
NOCComité Olímpico de Costa Rica
Websitewww.concrc.org (in Spanish)
in Mexico City
Competitors18 (17 men, 1 woman) in 6 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

AthleticsEdit

Women's 400 metres

  • Jean Robotham
    • Round 1 — 58.2 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's marathon

Women's high jump

Women's long jump

Women's pentathlon

  • Jean Robotham
    • 80 m hurdles — 13.4 s (→ 712 points)
    • Shot put — 8.73 m (→ 615 points)
    • High jump — NM (→ 0 points)
    • Long jump — 4.74 m (→ 686 points)
    • 100 m hurdles — 25.4 s (→ 896 points)
    • Total — 2909 pts (→ 32nd place)

BoxingEdit

Light welterweight (63.5 kg)

Light middleweight (71 kg)

CyclingEdit

Five cyclists represented Costa Rica in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial

ShootingEdit

Five shooters, all men, represented Costa Rica in 1968.

50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Skeet

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100 metres freestyle

  • Luis Aguilar
    • Heats — 1:04.5 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 200 metres freestyle

WeightliftingEdit

Middleweight

  • Luis Fonseca
    • Press — 107.5 kg
    • Snatch — 97.5 kg
    • Jerk — 130.0 kg
    • Total — 335.0 kg (→ 17th place)

Light heavyweight

  • Rodolfo Castillo
    • Press — 112.5 kg
    • Snatch — 105.0 kg
    • Jerk — 140.0 kg
    • Total — 357.5 kg (→ 21st place)

Middle heavyweight

  • Fernando Esquivel
    • Press — 120.0 kg
    • Snatch — 105.0 kg
    • Jerk — 145.0 kg
    • Total — 370.0 kg (→ 23rd place)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Costa Rica at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 13 September 2014.

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