Malaysia at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Malaysia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Malaysia
IOC code  MAS
NOC Olympic Council of Malaysia
Website www.olympic.org.my (English)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 31 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Nashatar Singh Sidhu[1]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*As Malaya

Other related appearances
North Borneo (1956)

Malaysia competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 31 competitors, all men, took part in 14 events in 4 sports. This time, Singapore and Malaysia sent separate teams after sending a combined team at the previous Olympics as Singapore was expelled from the federation in 1965.

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Track events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mani Jegathesan 100 m 10.35 3 Q 10.38 6 Did not advance
Mani Jegathesan 200 m 20.92 NR 3 Q 21.01 4 Q 21.05 8 Did not advance
Rajalingam Gunaratnam 21.58 4 Q 21.52 8 Did not advance
Victor Asirvatham 400 m 48.02 6 Did not advance
Ramasamy Subramaniam 800 m 1:50.87 4 N/A Did not advance
Ramasamy Subramaniam 1500 m 4:06.49 10 N/A Did not advance
Ishtiaq Mubarak 110 m hurdles 14.36 6 N/A Did not advance
Zambrose Abdul Rahman 400 m hurdles 53.23 8 N/A Did not advance
Mani Jegathesan
Ooi Hock Lim
Rajalingam Gunaratnam
Tambusamy Krishnan
4 × 100 m relay 40.69 4 Q N/A 40.89 8 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Anthony Chong Long jump 7.29 29 Did not advance
Nashatar Singh Sidhu Javelin throw 70.70 23 Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Johari Ramli Men's individual road race DNF
Ng Joo Pong DNF

Hockey[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Team roster
Group B
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Pakistan 7 7 0 0 23 4 14
 Australia 7 5 1 2 15 7 11
 Kenya 7 4 1 3 13 9 9
 Netherlands 7 4 0 3 11 11 8
 France 7 2 1 4 2 5 5
 Great Britain 7 2 1 4 6 8 5
 Argentina 7 1 1 5 4 20 3
 Malaysia 7 0 3 4 2 12 3
Qualified for the semifinals
Qualified for the 5th – 8th classification round
13 October 1968
Malaysia  0–0  France

14 October 1968
Malaysia  1–1  Kenya

16 October 1968
Malaysia  1–1  Argentina

17 October 1968
Australia  3–0  Malaysia

19 October 1968
Netherlands  1–0  Malaysia

20 October 1968
Pakistan  4–0  Malaysia

21 October 1968
Great Britain  2–0  Malaysia
Fifteen and sixteen place match
23 October 1968
Malaysia  1–0  Mexico
Ranked 15th in final standings

Weightlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Military press Snatch Clean & jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Eun Tin Loy Lightweight 110.0 16 95.0 18 142.5 16 347.5 18
Leong Chim Seong Middle heavyweight 142.5 14 120.0 20 160.0 19 422.5 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malaysia" (in English). Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 

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