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Mexico at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Mexico was the host nation for the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. 275 competitors, 233 men and 42 women, took part in 146 events in 20 sports.[1]

Mexico at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg
IOC codeMEX
NOCMexican Olympic Committee
Websitewww.com.org.mx (in Spanish)
in Mexico City
Competitors275 (233 men and 42 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearerDavid Bárcena
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
9
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Mexico won a total of 9 medals (3 of each) which is to date the fewest medals won by a host nation at a Summer Olympics.

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Mexico in 1968.

Individual
Team
  • Eduardo Olivera
  • David Bárcena
  • Eduardo Tovar

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

VolleyballEdit

Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Lost to Peru (2-3)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (0-3)
  • Lost to Poland (2-3)
  • Lost to South Korea (0-3)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Defeated United States (3-0) → Seventh place
  • Team Roster

Water poloEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to East Germany (4:12)
  • Lost to Netherlands (1:8)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (0:9)
  • Lost to Italy (5:10)
  • Defeated Greece (11:8)
  • Lost to Japan (3:6)
  • Tied with United Arab Republic (3:3)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Lost to West Germany (3:6)
  • 11th/12th place: Defeated Japan (5:4) → Eleventh place
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mexico at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 September 2014.

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