Canada at the 1968 Winter Olympics

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Canada at the Olympic Games

Flag of Canada
IOC code  CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (English) (French)
At the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble
Competitors 70 (55 men, 15 women) in 9 sports
Flag bearer Nancy Greene (alpine skiing)
Medals
Rank: 13
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Canada competed at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France. Canada has competed at every Winter Olympic Games. This was the first Winter Olympic Games in which the new Maple Leaf Flag was used to represent the country.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Greene, NancyNancy Greene Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom
 Silver Greene, NancyNancy Greene Alpine skiing Women's slalom
 Bronze Canada men's national ice hockey team
Roger Bourbonnais   Ted Hargreaves   Morris Mott
Ken Broderick   Fran Huck   Terry O'Malley
Ray Cadieux   Marshall Johnston   Danny O'Shea
Paul Conlin   Barry MacKenzie   Gerry Pinder
Gary Dineen   Bill MacMillan   Herb Pinder
Brian Glennie   Steve Monteith   Wayne Stephenson
Ice hockey Men's competition

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Peter Duncan Downhill DSQ
Rod Hebron DNF
Gerry Rinaldi 2:06.30 31
Wayne Henderson 2:05.56 27
Keith Shepherd Giant Slalom DSQ DSQ
Scott Henderson 1:47.85 25 1:50.65 19 3:38.50 21
Rod Hebron 1:47.07 19 DNF DNF
Peter Duncan 1:47.06 18 1:51.11 26 3:38.17 18
Men's slalom
Athlete Heat 1 Heat 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Scott Henderson DSQ 56.71 3 Did not advance
Peter Duncan 54.57 3 55.07 2 Did not advance
Robert Swan 53.50 2 QF 53.75 34 DSQ DSQ
Rod Hebron 56.12 4 54.52 1 QF DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Betsy Clifford Downhill 1:47.60 23
Karen Dokka 1:47.55 22
Judi Leinweber 1:45.60 20
Nancy Greene 1:43.12 10
Betsy Clifford Giant Slalom DSQ
Judi Leinweber 2:00.57 25
Karen Dokka 1:58.36 16
Nancy Greene 1:51.97 1
Betsy Clifford Slalom DNF DNF
Judi Leinweber DSQ DSQ
Karen Dokka 44.92 20 49.59 15 1:34.51 15
Nancy Greene 41.45 3 44.70 1 1:26.15 2

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km George Rattai 1'24:03.0 11 1'35:03.0 54
James Boyde 1'27:02.0 8 1'35:02.0 53
George Ede 1'26:41.8 8 1'34:41.8 51
Esko Karu 1'21:42.9 11 1'32:42.9 46
1 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 2 Time Rank
George Ede
Knowles McGill
George Rattai
Esko Karu
DNF
2 A penalty loop of 200 metres had to be skied per missed target.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
CAN-1 Purvis McDougall
Bob Storey
Two-man 1:13.89 20 1:12.80 17 1:13.68 18 1:13.73 19 4:54.10 19
CAN-2 Hans Gehrig
Harry Goetschi
Two-man DSQ DSQ
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
CAN-1 Purvis McDougall
Bob Storey
Michael Young
Andrew Faulds
Four-man 1:12.61 17 1:10.21 17 2:22.82 17

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Rolf Pettersen 58:31.8 63
David Rees 58:25.9 61
Nils Skulbru 55:53.4 56
30 km Rolf Pettersen 1'55:37.2 61
David Rees 1'52:46.6 58
Nils Skulbru 1'50:06.1 52
50 km David Rees 2'56:00.5 46
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Nils Skulbru
Rolf Pettersen
Esko Karu
David Rees
2'29:12.7 14

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Steve Hutchinson 22 21 1578.3 193 22
David McGillivray 21 9 1663.7 139 16
Jay Humphry 9 6 1795.0 63 7
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Lyndai Cowan 23 DNF DNF
Linda Carbonetto 24 9 1662.9 111 13
Karen Magnussen 10 4 1759.4 63 7
Pairs
Athletes SP FS Points Places Rank
Betty McKilligan
John McKilligan
17 17 254.8 154 17
Anna Forder
Richard Stephens
16 16 269.2 138 16

Ice hockey[edit]

Medal Round[edit]

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1  Soviet Union 7 6 1 0 48 10 12
2  Czechoslovakia 7 5 1 1 33 17 11
3  Canada 3 7 5 2 0 28 15 10
4  Sweden 7 4 2 1 23 18 9
5  Finland 7 3 3 1 17 23 7
6  United States 7 2 4 1 23 28 5
7  West Germany 7 1 6 0 13 39 2
8  East Germany 7 0 7 0 13 48 0

Canada Canada – Germany West Germany 6:1 (0:0, 4:1, 2:0)
Goalscorers: Bourbonnais 2, Cadieux, Dinnen, Mott, Huck – Kopf.
Referees: Seglin, Snětkov (URS)

Canada Canada – Finland Finland 2:5 (1:2, 0:1, 1:2)
Goalscorers: O’Shea, McMillan – Keinonen, Oksanen, J. Peltonen, Koskela, Wahlsten.
Referees: Trumble (USA), Seglin (URS)

Canada Canada – East Germany East Germany 11:0 (4:0, 4:0, 3:0)
Goalscorers: Mott 4, Huck 2, Hargreaves, O’Shea, Bourbonnais, Monteith, H. Pinder.
Referees: Trumble (USA), Sillankorva (FIN)

Canada Canada – United States USA 3:2 (1:2, 0:0, 2:0)
Goalscorers: Cadieux 2, Johnston – Pleau, Riutta.
Referees: Snětkov, Seglin (URS)

Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia – Canada Canada 2:3 (0:0, 0:3, 2:0)
Goalscorers: Havel, Nedomanský – Huck, Bourbonnais, Cadieux.
Referees: Trumble (USA), Sillankorva (FIN)

Sweden Sweden – Canada Canada 0:3 (0:2, 0.0, 0:1)
Goalscorers: Johnston, G. Pinder, O‘Shea.
Referees: Sillankorva (FIN), Kořínek (TCH)

Soviet Union USSR – Canada Canada 5:0 (1:0, 1:0, 3:0)
Goalscorers: Firsov 2, Mišakov, Staršinov, Zimin.
Referees: Trumble (USA), Dahlberg (SWE)

Leading scorers/Awards[edit]

Rk Team GP G A Pts
6th Canada Fran Huck 7 4 5 9
8th Canada Marshall Johnston 7 2 6 8

IIHF Award:

Best Goaltender Canada Ken Broderick

Contestants[edit]

3 CANADA
Goaltenders: Ken Broderick, Wayne Stephenson.
Defence: Marshall Johnston, Terry O'Malley, Barry MacKenzie, Brian Glennie, Paul Conlin.
Forwards: Fran Huck, Morris Mott, Ray Cadieux, Roger Bourbonnais, Danny O'Shea, Bill MacMillan, Gary Dineen, Ted Hargreaves, Herb Pinder, Steve Monteith, Gerry Pinder.
Coach: Jackie McLeod.

Luge[edit]

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
D'Arcy Coulson 1:02.69 39 1:31.24 47 1:02.19 42 3:36.12 47
Colin Nelson 1:01.13 37 1:01.90 38 1:01.53 38 3:04.56 37
Roger Eddy 1:00.69 33 1:00.30 30 1:00.40 32 3:01.39 31
Larry Arbuthnot 1:00.10 30 1:00.92 33 1:01.99 41 3:03.01 33
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Phyllis Walter DSQ DSQ
Martha Diplock 51.94 19 51.51 18 52.03 16 2:35.48 18
Linda Crutchfield-Bocock 50.64 13 50.54 13 51.28 11 2:32.46 12

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Claude Trahan Normal hill 61.5 74.2 56.0 56.4 130.6 57
Ulf Kvendbo 61.5 75.2 63.0 78.1 153.3 53
John McInnes 61.5 75.7 60.5 72.6 148.3 55
Claude Trahan Large hill 64.0 40.0 69.0 51.0 91.0 58
John McInnes 71.5 58.5 73.5 61.8 120.3 57
Ulf Kvendbo 76.5 69.5 77.0 69.2 138.7 55

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Bob Hodges 43.3 41
Pete Williamson 42.6 33
Bob Boucher 42.0 25
1500 m Pete Williamson 2:16.0 46
Bob Hodges 2:12.0 26
5000 m Bob Hodges 8:05.0 29
Paul Enock 7:54.8 19
10,000 m Bob Hodges 17:01.9 23
Paul Enock 16:21.2 15
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Doreen McCannell 49.0 24
Marcia Parsons 48.8 23
Wendy Thompson 48.2 19
1000 m Wendy Thompson 1:41.1 27
Marcia Parsons 1:37.7 21
Doreen McCannell 1:37.6 20
1500 m Marcia Parsons 2:34.4 24
Doreen McCannell 2:32.2 21
3000 m Marcia Parsons 5:29.5 22
Doreen McCannell 5:21.5 18

Official Outfitter[edit]

HBC was the official outfitter of clothing for members of the Canadian Olympic team. It was HBC last Olympics until 2006.

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