Japan at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Japan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Japan
IOC code  JPN
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.or.jp (Japanese)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 171 (146 men and 25 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Yukio Endo
Medals
Rank: 3
Gold
11
Silver
7
Bronze
7
Total
25
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Japan competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 171 competitors, 146 men and 25 women, took part in 97 events in 18 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Five fencers, all men, represented Japan in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's team foil

Football[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Japan in 1968.

Individual
Team
  • Yuso Makihira
  • Katsuaki Tashiro
  • Toshio Fukui

Rowing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Defeated Mexico (3-0)
  • Defeated Peru (3-0)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-0)
  • Defeated Poland (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (1-3) → Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Italy (2:9)
  • Defeated Greece (8:7)
  • Lost to Netherlands (1:9)
  • Defeated United Arab Republic (7:4)
  • Lost to East Germany (0:8)
  • Defeated Mexico (6:3)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (2:17)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Lost to Spain (0:5)
  • 11th/12th place: Lost to Mexico (4:5) → Twelfth place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

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

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