Swimming at the 1968 Summer Paralympics

Swimming at the 1968 Summer Paralympics consisted of 68 events, 34 for men and 34 for women.

Swimming
at the III Paralympic Games
Swimming pictogram (Paralympics).svg
1964
1972

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Great Britain (GBR)137828
2  United States (USA)1210830
3  Netherlands (NED)92415
4  Rhodesia (RHO)66416
5  France (FRA)64414
6  West Germany (FRG)54615
7  Australia (AUS)45110
8  Norway (NOR)3115
9  Italy (ITA)3104
10  Israel (ISR)28515
11  Canada (CAN)1236
12  South Africa (RSA)1225
13  Argentina (ARG)1124
14  Jamaica (JAM)1102
15  Japan (JPN)1012
16  Austria (AUT)0369
17  Spain (ESP)0314
18  Sweden (SWE)0246
19  Switzerland (SUI)0123
20  Ireland (IRL)0112
21  Belgium (BEL)0101
  New Zealand (NZL)0101
Totals (22 nations)686663197


Participating nationsEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 m freestyle class 1 complete
details
Sparsa
  France
Crase
  United States
A. West
  Great Britain
25 m freestyle class 1 incomplete
details
Daniel Jeannin
  France
Manfred Emmel
  West Germany
David Holland
  Rhodesia
25 m freestyle class 2 complete
details
Helvio Aresca
  Argentina
David Ellis
  Great Britain
Vincent
  United States
25 m freestyle class 2 incomplete
details
John Britton
  Great Britain
Nel
  South Africa
Claude Sugny
  France
50 m freestyle class 3 complete
details
Leonard Chrysler
  United States
W. Thornton
  Great Britain
Safer
  Austria
50 m freestyle class 3 incomplete
details
Harald Gunnerup
  Norway
Igel
  Austria
Gustav Schuster
  Canada
50 m freestyle class 4 complete
details
Foust
  United States
Lewis
  South Africa
Arimura
  Japan
50 m freestyle class 4 incomplete
details
Koyachi
  Japan
Kim Pollock
  United States
Avraham Keftelovitch
  Israel
50 m freestyle class 5 (cauda equina)
details
Roberto Marson
  Italy
Carlos Carranza
  Argentina
Soderberg
  Sweden
50 m freestyle special class
details
Piet Makkes
  Netherlands
Cestier
  France
John van der Starre
  Netherlands
100 m freestyle open
details
Branum
  United States
John Watts
  Great Britain
Eduard de Anta
  Switzerland
25 m backstroke class 1 complete
details
Sparsa
  France
A. West
  Great Britain
Dunn
  United States
25 m backstroke class 1 incomplete
details
Daniel Jeannin
  France
Manfred Emmel
  West Germany
Glynn Griffiths
  Rhodesia
25 m backstroke class 2 complete
details
David Ellis
  Great Britain
Vincent
  United States
Frank Ponta
  Australia
25 m backstroke class 2 incomplete
details
Nel
  South Africa
Claude Sugny
  France
John Britton
  Great Britain
50 m backstroke class 3 complete
details
Leonard Chrysler
  United States
Eskild Hansen
  Norway
W. Thornton
  Great Britain
50 m backstroke class 3 incomplete
details
Paul Jacobsen
  Norway
Peter Goldhawk
  Rhodesia
Fiorello
  United States
50 m backstroke class 4 complete
details
Leslie Manson-Bishop
  Rhodesia
B. Dickinson
  Great Britain
Harald Gerhard
  West Germany
50 m backstroke class 4 incomplete
details
Moshe Levy
  Israel
Andrew James Scott
  Rhodesia
Gerry Kinsella
  Great Britain
50 m backstroke class 5 (cauda equina)
details
Roberto Marson
  Italy
Bernard Boulens
  Switzerland
Olfson
  Sweden
50 m backstroke special class
details
Piet Makkes
  Netherlands
Branum
  United States
Cestier
  France
25 m breaststroke class 1 complete
details
Crase
  United States
Sparsa
  France
Walter Sailer
  Austria
25 m breaststroke class 1 incomplete
details
Manfred Emmel
  West Germany
Glynn Griffiths
  Rhodesia
Daniel Jeannin
  France
25 m breaststroke class 2 complete
details
David Ellis
  Great Britain
Francesco Deiana
  Italy
Vincent
  United States
25 m breaststroke class 2 incomplete
details
Walter Hertle
  West Germany
John Britton
  Great Britain
Nel
  South Africa
50 m breaststroke class 3 complete
details
W. Thornton
  Great Britain
Jeff Simmonds
  Australia
Willi Brinkmann
  West Germany
50 m breaststroke class 3 incomplete
details
Harald Gunnerup
  Norway
Don Watts
  Australia
Igel
  Austria
50 m breaststroke class 4 complete
details
Leslie Manson-Bishop
  Rhodesia
Harald Gerhard
  West Germany
Lewis
  South Africa
50 m breaststroke class 4 incomplete
details
Andrew James Scott
  Rhodesia
Jacob Ben-Arie
  Israel
M. Eden
  Sweden
50 m breaststroke class 5 (cauda equina)
details
Roberto Marson
  Italy
Soderberg
  Sweden
Carlos Carranza
  Argentina
50 m breaststroke special class
details
Ed Owen
  United States
Carol
  Spain
Arieh Rubin
  Israel
100 m breaststroke open
details
Ed Owen
  United States
Arieh Rubin
  Israel
Carol
  Spain
3×25 m individual medley open
details
Sestier
  France
Arieh Rubin
  Israel
Branum
  United States
3×50 m medley relay open
details
  Netherlands (NED)   Israel (ISR)   United States (USA)

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 m freestyle class 1 complete
details
Evelyn Mulry Moore
  United States
Gorman
  United States
None
25 m freestyle class 1 incomplete
details
Sandra Coppard
  Rhodesia
None None
25 m freestyle class 2 complete
details
Lorraine Dodd
  Australia
Cornett
  United States
Ruth Lamsbach
  West Germany
25 m freestyle class 2 incomplete
details
Hilda Mae Binns
  Canada
Evelyn Mulry Moore
  United States
Virginia Tomlinson
  Rhodesia
50 m freestyle class 3 complete
details
Valerie Forder
  Great Britain
Riu
  Spain
Elke Lange
  West Germany
50 m freestyle class 3 incomplete
details
Marga Floer
  West Germany
Jacqueline Thompson
  Rhodesia
Cardon
  France
50 m freestyle class 4 complete
details
Ailes
  United States
Eve M. Rimmer
  New Zealand
None
50 m freestyle class 4 incomplete
details
Elizabeth Edmondson
  Australia
Meikle
  Jamaica
Wil Verschoor
  Netherlands
50 m freestyle class 5 (cauda equina)
details
Jardine
  France
Daphne Hilton
  Australia
Bellamy
  Great Britain
50 m freestyle special class
details
Ingrid van der Benden
  Netherlands
Rachel Shalom
  Israel
Silvia Cochetti
  Argentina
100 m freestyle open
details
Elizabeth Edmondson
  Australia
Jardine
  France
M. Gibbs
  Great Britain
25 m backstroke class 1 complete
details
Aria Noordam
  Netherlands
Gorman
  United States
Caroline Troxler-Kung
  Switzerland
25 m backstroke class 1 incomplete
details
Davina Ingrams
  Great Britain
White
  Ireland
Rosaleen Gallagher
  Ireland
25 m backstroke class 2 complete
details
Lorraine Dodd
  Australia
Soulek
  United States
S. Jones
  Great Britain
25 m backstroke class 2 incomplete
details
Gwen Buck
  Great Britain
Lamb
  Australia
Margit Schweiger
  West Germany
50 m backstroke class 3 complete
details
Valerie Forder
  Great Britain
Ilse Driessler
  Austria
Elke Lange
  West Germany
50 m backstroke class 3 incomplete
details
Karen Hill
  Great Britain
McPherson
  Canada
Jacqueline Thompson
  Rhodesia
50 m backstroke class 4 complete
details
Kaminski
  United States
Miller
  Canada
Fischer
  Austria
50 m backstroke class 4 incomplete
details
Wil Verschoor
  Netherlands
Elizabeth Edmondson
  Australia
Reklev
  Norway
50 m backstroke class 5 (cauda equina)
details
Bellamy
  Great Britain
Avril Davis
  Rhodesia
Linda Stratman
  United States
50 m backstroke special class
details
Janneke Minholtz
  Netherlands
Ingrid van der Benden
  Netherlands
Ariela Meizan
  Israel
25 m breaststroke class 1 complete
details
Gorman
  United States
Moore
  United States
Mati Angel
  Israel
25 m breaststroke class 1 incomplete
details
Sandra Coppard
  Rhodesia
None None
25 m breaststroke class 2 complete
details
Lorraine Dodd
  Australia
Ruth Lamsbach
  West Germany
Cornett
  United States
25 m breaststroke class 2 incomplete
details
Margit Schweiger
  West Germany
Virginia Tomlinson
  Rhodesia
Jenneke van Driel
  Netherlands
50 m breaststroke class 3 complete
details
Valerie Forder
  Great Britain
Riu
  Spain
Rosi Kuhnel
  Austria
50 m breaststroke class 3 incomplete
details
Marga Floer
  West Germany
Sonja Graveland
  Netherlands
McPherson
  Canada
50 m breaststroke class 4 complete
details
Ailes
  United States
Heidemarie Fischer
  Austria
Waltraud Vetschera
  Austria
50 m breaststroke class 4 incomplete
details
Meikle
  Jamaica
M. Tufuesson
  Sweden
Ora Goldstein
  Israel
50 m breaststroke class 5 (cauda equina)
details
Bellamy
  Great Britain
Lampo
  Belgium
None
50 m breaststroke special class
details
Ingrid van der Benden
  Netherlands
Malka Halfon
  Israel
Janneke Minholtz
  Netherlands
100 m breaststroke open
details
Ora Goldstein
  Israel
Carol Bryant
  Great Britain
McPherson
  Canada
3×25 m individual medley open
details
M. Gibbs
  Great Britain
Ariela Meizan
  Israel
M. Tufuesson
  Sweden
3×50 m medley relay open
details
  Netherlands (NED)
Janneke Minholtz (backstroke)
Wil Verschoor (Breaststroke)
Ingrid van der Benden (freestyle)
  Israel (ISR)   Great Britain (GBR)

ReferencesEdit