Brazil at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Brazil at the Olympic Games

Flag of Brazil
IOC code  BRA
NOC Brazilian Olympic Committee
Website www.cob.org.br (Portuguese)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 84 (81 men and 13 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer João Gonçalves Filho
Medals
Rank: 35
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Brazil competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 84 competitors, 81 men and 3 women, took part in 27 events in 13 sports.[1] The bronze obtained by Servílio de Oliveira remains Brazil's only medal in boxing, while Nelson Prudêncio carried on the nation's tradition of good results in Men's Triple Jump.

Medalists[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Four fencers, all men, represented Brazil in 1968.

Men's épée
Men's team épée

Football[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Lost to United States (5:10)
    • Lost to Cuba (2:9)
    • Lost to West Germany (5:10)
    • Tied with Spain (6:6)
    • Lost to Hungary (2:8)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (2:8)
  • Classification Matches
    • 13th/15th place: Defeated United Arab Republic (5:3)
    • 13th/14th place: Defeated Greece (5:2) → 13th place

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazil at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". COB. Retrieved 2012-05-19. 

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