Yugoslavia at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Athletes from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 69 competitors, 59 men and 10 women, took part in 54 events in 11 sports.[1]

Yugoslavia at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
IOC codeYUG
NOCYugoslav Olympic Committee
in Mexico City
Competitors69 (59 men, 10 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearerBranislav Simić
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (2004–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Miroslav Cerar Gymnatics Men's Pommeled Horse
  Gold Đurđica Bjedov Swimming Women's 100m Breaststroke
  Gold Ozren Bonačić
Dejan Dabović
Zdravko Hebel
Zoran Janković
Ronald Lopatny
Uroš Marović
Đorđe Perišić
Miroslav Poljak
Mirko Sandić
Karlo Stipanić
Ivo Trumbić
Water Polo Men's Team Competition
  Silver Đurđica Bjedov Swimming Women's 200m Breaststroke
  Silver Stevan Horvat Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Lightweight
  Silver Dragutin Čermak
Kresimir Ćosić
Vladimir Cvetković
Ivo Daneu
Radivoj Korać
Zoran Marojević
Nikola Plećaš
Trajko Rajković
Dragoslav Ražnatović
Petar Skansi
Damir Šolman
Aljoša Žorga
Basketball Men's Team Competition
  Bronze Zvonimir Vujin Boxing Men's Lightweight
  Bronze Branislav Simić Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Four male cyclists represented Yugoslavia in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial

GymnasticsEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Four shooters, all men, represented Yugoslavia in 1968.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated United Arab Republic (13:2)
  • Tied with East Germany (4:4)
  • Defeated Mexico (9:0)
  • Defeated Netherlands (7:4)
  • Lost to Italy (4:5)
  • Defeated Greece (11:1)
  • Defeated Japan (17:2)
  • Semifinals
  • Defeated Hungary (8:6)
  • Final
  • Defeated Soviet Union (13:11) →   Gold Medal
  • Team Roster

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yugoslavia at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 September 2014.

External linksEdit