Canada at the 1968 Summer Olympics
|Canada at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City|
|Competitors||138 (110 men and 28 women) in 14 sports|
|Flag bearer||Roger Jackson|
|Olympic history (summary)|
Canada competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 138 competitors, 110 men and 28 women, took part in 124 events in 14 sports. It is the first Summer Olympiad where the Canadian team marched under the new Maple Leaf flag. The youngest competitor for Canada was woman named Theresa McDonnell who was only 14 years old. Their oldest competitor was a man named Zoltan Sztehlo who was 46 years old. The athlete who won the most medals for Canada this year was Elaine Tanner who won three medals..
- Elaine Tanner — Swimming, Women's 100 m backstroke
- Elaine Tanner — Swimming, Women's 200 m backstroke
- Ralph Hutton — Swimming, Men's 400 m freestyle
- Angela Coughlan, Marilyn Corson-Whitney, Elaine Tanner, and Marion Lay — Swimming, Women's 4×100 m freestyle relay
Five fencers, four men and one woman, represented Canada in 1968.
- "Canada at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games".
- "Canada at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
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