Czechoslovakia at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Czechoslovakia competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 121 competitors, 94 men and 27 women, took part in 66 events in 14 sports.[1]

Czechoslovakia at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg
IOC codeTCH
NOCCzechoslovak Olympic Committee
in Mexico City
Competitors121 (94 men, 27 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearerBohumil Golián (volleyball)
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
7
Silver
2
Bronze
4
Total
13
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Bohemia (1900–1912)
 Czech Republic (1994–)
 Slovakia (1994–)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Miloslava Rezková Athletics Women's high jump
  Gold Milena Duchková Diving Women's 10 m platform
  Gold Věra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's individual all-around
  Gold Věra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's floor
  Gold Věra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's vault
  Gold Věra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's uneven bars
  Gold Jan Kůrka Shooting Mixed 50 m rifle, prone
  Silver Věra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's balance beam
  Silver Věra Čáslavská
Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
Hana Lišková
Bohumila Řimnáčová
Miroslava Skleničková
Gymnastics Women's team all-around
  Bronze Ludvík Daněk Athletics Men's discus throw
  Bronze Czechoslovakia men's national volleyball team
Volleyball Men's tournament
  Bronze Miroslav Zeman Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 52 kg
  Bronze Petr Kment Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman +97 kg

AthleticsEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Eight cyclists represented Czechoslovakia in 1968.

Individual road race
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Individual pursuit

DivingEdit

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

One male pentathlete represented Czechoslovakia in 1968.

Individual

RowingEdit

In 1968, Czechoslovakia entered boats in four of the seven events: men's single sculls, men's double sculls, men's coxed pair, men's eight.[2] The competition was for men only; women would first row at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[3]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semi-finals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Václav Kozák Single sculls 7:59.93 4 R 7:49.93 3 SF 8:01.81 4 FB 7:45.81 9
Jaroslav Hellebrand
Petr Krátký
Double sculls 7:10.35 2 SF Bye DNS
Karel Kolesa
Ivan Miluška
Karel Kovář (cox)
Coxed pair 9:02.98 4 R DNS
Vladimír Jánoš
Zdeněk Kuba
Oldřich Svojanovský
Karel Kolesa
Pavel Svojanovský
Jan Wallisch
Otakar Mareček
Petr Čermák
Jiří Pták (cox)
Milan Hurtala (heat 1 and repechage)
Eight 6:13.30 3 R 6:19.34 1 FA N/A 6:12.17 5

ShootingEdit

Eight shooters, all men, represented Czechoslovakia in 1968. Jan Kůrka won gold in the 50 m rifle, prone.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

SwimmingEdit

VolleyballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Round Robin
    • Lost to Soviet Union (1-3)
    • Defeated United States (3-1)
    • Defeated Mexico (3-0)
    • Lost to Japan (0-3)
    • Defeated Peru (3-2)
    • Lost to Poland (0-3)
    • Lost to South Korea (1-3) → Sixth place
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Czechoslovakia at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Czechoslovakia Rowing at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Rowing at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2016.

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