New Zealand at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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New Zealand at the Olympic Games

Flag of New Zealand
IOC code  NZL
NOC New Zealand Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.org.nz
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 52 (47 men, 5 women) in 8 sports
Officials 16
Flag bearer Don Oliver (weightlifting)
Medals
Rank: 27
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*with Australia as Australasia

Winter Games

New Zealand competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 52 competitors, 47 men and 5 women, took part in 26 events in 8 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 3.000m Steeplechase

Men's Discus Throw:

  • Robin Tait
    • Qualifying Round — 58.88 m
    • Final — 57.68 m (→ 12th place)

Cycling[edit]

Five cyclists represented New Zealand in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition:

  • New Zealand — 9th place
    • Beat Belgium 2-1
    • Beat Great Britain 2-1
    • Beat Mexico 7-0
    • Drew with Australia 0-0
    • Drew with Kenya 2-2
    • Drew with Poland 3-3
    • Lost to The Netherlands 0-2
    • Lost to India 2-3

Rowing[edit]

Men's Eight:

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

References[edit]

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