Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Women's pentathlon

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Women's pentathlon
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Venue Estadio Olímpico Universitario
Date October 15–16
Competitors 33 from 24 nations
Winning result 5098
Medalists
Gold medal    West Germany
Silver medal    Austria
Bronze medal    Hungary
«1964 1972»
Athletics at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The Women's pentathlon competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico was held at the University Olympic Stadium on October 15–16.

Competition format[edit]

The pentathlon consists of five track and field events, with a points system that awards higher scores for better results in each of the five components. The five event scores are summed to give a total for the pentathlon.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Irina Press (URS) 5246 pts Tokyo, Japan October 16–17, 1964
Olympic record

Overall results[edit]

Key

   The highest mark recorded in each event is highlighted in yellow with a diamond symbol.

Rank Athlete Points 80 h SP HJ LJ 200 m
01 !1  Becker, IngridIngrid Becker (FRG) 5098 10.9
1061
11.48
819
1.71
1057
6.43
1084
23.5
1077
02 !2  Prokop, LieseLiese Prokop (AUT) 4966 11.2
1011
14.61
1023
1.68
1027
5.97
982
25.1
923
03 !3  Tóth, AnnamáriaAnnamária Tóth (HUN) 4959 10.9
1061
12.69
901
1.59
934
6.12
1016
23.8
1047
04 !4  Tikhomirova, ValentinaValentina Tikhomirova (URS) 4927 11.2
1011
14.12
993
1.65
996
5.99
986
24.9
941
05 !5  Bornholdt, ManonManon Bornholdt (FRG) 4890 11.0
1044
12.37
880
1.59
934
6.42
1082
24.8
950
06 !6  Winslow, PatPat Winslow (USA) 4877 11.4
979
13.33
943
1.65
996
5.97
982
24.5
977
07 !7  Bauer, IngeInge Bauer (GDR) 4849 11.4
979
13.00
921
1.59
934
6.22
1038
24.5
977
08 !8  Antenen, MetaMeta Antenen (SUI) 4848 10.7
1096
11.06
790
1.62
965
6.30
1056
24.9
941
09 !9  Peters, MaryMary Peters (GBR) 4803 11.0
1044
15.09
1052
1.53
869
5.60
897
24.9
941
10  Reeve, SueSue Reeve (GBR) 4786 11.0
1044
11.33
809
1.56
902
6.20
1034
24.3
997
11  Wingerson, JennyJenny Wingerson (CAN) 4774 11.0
1044
12.41
882
1.59
934
5.89
964
24.8
950
12  Lubej, MarijanaMarijana Lubej (YUG) 4764 10.9
1061
10.38
741
1.59
934
6.01
991
23.9
1037
13  Hansen, NinaNina Hansen (DEN) 4738 10.9
1061
10.92
780
1.59
934
6.19
1031
25.0
932
14  Yurukova, SnezhanaSnezhana Yurukova (BUL) 4728 11.0
1044
11.83
843
1.59
934
5.98
984
25.1
923
15  Bantégny, MoniqueMonique Bantégny (FRA) 4697 11.5
963
12.18
867
1.65
996
5.90
966
25.3
905
16  Wilson, AnnAnn Wilson (GBR) 4688 11.1
1027
10.58
755
1.62
965
6.01
991
24.8
950
17  Ackermans-Thomas, MarjanMarjan Ackermans-Thomas (NED) 4650 11.5
963
12.62
896
1.65
996
5.65
908
25.5
887
18  Berthelsen, BeritBerit Berthelsen (NOR) 4649 11.6
948
10.80
771
1.56
902
6.28
1051
24.5
977
19  Uhlemann, GerdaGerda Uhlemann (GDR) 4644 11.3
995
12.00
855
1.53
869
6.02
993
25.0
932
20  dos Santos, AídaAída dos Santos (BRA) 4578 11.6
948
12.41
882
1.59
934
5.50
873
24.9
941
21  Vettorazzo, MagaliMagali Vettorazzo (ITA) 4504 11.1
1027
10.34
738
1.45
780
5.84
952
24.2
1007
22  Popescu-Popa, CorneliaCornelia Popescu-Popa (ROU) 4435 12.1
876
11.25
803
1.62
965
5.89
964
26.2
827
23  Ammann, SieglindeSieglinde Ammann (SUI) 4414 11.7
933
10.35
739
1.53
869
6.07
1004
25.7
869
24  Hamblin, CathyCathy Hamblin (USA) 4330 11.9
904
10.66
761
1.50
836
5.72
924
25.3
905
25  Lagrosas, LolitaLolita Lagrosas (PHI) 4131 11.8
918
9.93
708
1.53
869
5.50
873
27.0
763
26  Lin Chun-Yu (ROC) 4104 11.6
948
9.82
700
1.48
814
5.36
839
26.5
803
27  Tien Ah-Mei (ROC) 3899 11.8
918
9.04
640
1.35
660
5.06
767
25.2
914
28  Sofina, GalinaGalina Sofina (URS) 3828 11.6
948
14.43
1012
1.59
934
5.76
934
99.99 !DNF
0
29  Fočić, ÐurđaÐurđa Fočić (YUG) 3814 11.1
1027
11.80
841
1.62
965
5.90
966
41.8
15
30  Emonts-Gast, RoswithaRoswitha Emonts-Gast (BEL) 3654 11.5
963
12.33
877
00.00 !NM
0
5.81
945
25.7
869
31  Román, MercedesMercedes Román (MEX) 3604 11.3
995
10.08
719
00.00 !NM
0
5.71
922
24.6
968
32  Robotham, JeanJean Robotham (CRC) 2909 13.4
712
8.73
615
00.00 !NM
0
4.74
686
25.4
896
N/A  Cederström, GunillaGunilla Cederström (SWE) 2557 11.6
948
10.36
740
1.53
869
Did not finish

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