Mexico at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Mexico at the Olympic Games

Flag of Mexico
IOC code  MEX
NOC Comité Olímpico Mexicano
Website www.com.org.mx (Spanish)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 275 (233 men and 42 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer David Bárcena
Medals
Rank: 15
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
9
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Mexico was the host nation for the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. 275 competitors, 233 men and 42 women, took part in 146 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Mexico won a total of 9 medals (3 of each) which is to date the fewest number of medals won by a host nation at a Summer Olympics.

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Twelve cyclists represented Mexico in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

14 fencers, 9 men and 5 women, represented Mexico 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

Football[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Mexico in 1968.

Individual
Team
  • Eduardo Olivera
  • David Bárcena
  • Eduardo Tovar

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Lost to Peru (2-3)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (0-3)
  • Lost to Poland (2-3)
  • Lost to South Korea (0-3)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Defeated United States (3-0) → Seventh place
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to East Germany (4:12)
  • Lost to Netherlands (1:8)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (0:9)
  • Lost to Italy (5:10)
  • Defeated Greece (11:8)
  • Lost to Japan (3:6)
  • Tied with United Arab Republic (3:3)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Lost to West Germany (3:6)
  • 11th/12th place: Defeated Japan (5:4) → Eleventh place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mexico at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

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