Costa Rica at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Costa Rica at the Olympic Games

Flag of Costa Rica
IOC code  CRC
NOC Comité Olímpico de Costa Rica
Website www.concrc.org (Spanish)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 18 (17 men, 1 woman) in 6 sports
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
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Winter Games

Costa Rica competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. Eighteen competitors, seventeen men and one woman, took part in eighteen events in six sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Women's 400 metres

  • Jean Robotham
    • Round 1 — 58.2 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 5000 metres

  • Juan Pérez
    • Round 1 — 15:41.4 min (→ 12th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's marathon

Women's high jump

Women's long jump

Women's pentathlon

  • Jean Robotham
    • 80 m hurdles — 13.4 s (→ 712 points)
    • Shot put — 8.73 m (→ 615 points)
    • High jump — NM (→ 0 points)
    • Long jump — 4.74 m (→ 686 points)
    • 100 m hurdles — 25.4 s (→ 896 points)
    • Total — 2909 pts (→ 32nd place)

Boxing[edit]

Light welterweight (63.5 kg)

Light middleweight (71 kg)

Cycling[edit]

Five cyclists represented Costa Rica in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Shooting[edit]

Men's 50 m rifle - prone position

Men's 50 m rifle - three positions

Men's 50 m pistol

Men's skeet

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100 metres freestyle

  • Luis Aguilar
    • Heats — 1:04.5 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 200 metres freestyle

Weightlifting[edit]

Middleweight

  • Luis Fonseca
    • Press — 107.5 kg
    • Snatch — 97.5 kg
    • Jerk — 130.0 kg
    • Total — 335.0 kg (→ 17th place)

Light heavyweight

  • Rodolfo Castillo
    • Press — 112.5 kg
    • Snatch — 105.0 kg
    • Jerk — 140.0 kg
    • Total — 357.5 kg (→ 21st place)

Middle heavyweight

  • Fernando Esquivel
    • Press — 120.0 kg
    • Snatch — 105.0 kg
    • Jerk — 145.0 kg
    • Total — 370.0 kg (→ 23rd place)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Costa Rica at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 

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