Italy at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the Olympic Games

Flag of Italy
IOC code  ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (Italian)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 167 (152 men, 15 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Raimondo D'Inzeo
Medals
Rank: 13
Gold
3
Silver
4
Bronze
9
Total
16
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Intercalated Games
1906

Italy competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 167 competitors, 152 men and 15 women, took part in 103 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

 Gold[edit]

 Silver[edit]

 Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Philippines (91-66)
  • Defeated Panama (94-87)
  • Defeated Puerto Rico (68-65)
  • Defeated Senegal (81-55)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (69-80)
  • Lost to United States (61-100)
  • Defeated Spain (98-86)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Lost to Poland (52-66)
  • 7th/8th place: Lost to Spain (72-88)
  • Team Roster

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

19 fencers, 14 men and 5 women, represented Italy in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1968.

Individual
Team
  • Mario Medda
  • Giancarlo Morresi
  • Nicolo Deligia

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's Competition

Women's Competition

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 

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