Puerto Rico at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Puerto Rico at the Olympic Games

Flag of Puerto Rico
IOC code  PUR
NOC Puerto Rico Olympic Committee
Website www.copur.pr (Spanish)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 58 in 10 sports
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
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Puerto Rico competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 58 competitors, 54 men and 4 women, took part in 54 events in 10 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Round 1 — 10.7 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Round 1 — 1:52.6 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Round 1 — 4:14.4 min (→ 10th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 110 metres hurdles

  • Round 1 — 13.9 s (→ 3rd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final — 14.1 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x100 metres relay

  • Round 1 — DNS

Men's triple jump

  • Round 1 — 15.09 m (→ did not advance)

Basketball[edit]

Men's team competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • 9th-12th placement game
  • Puerto Rico – Cuba 71-65
  • 9th-10th placement game
  • Puerto Rico – Bulgaria 67-57
  • → 9th place
  • Team roster

Boxing[edit]

Flyweight (51 kg)

Bantamweight (54 kg)

Featherweight (57 kg)

Lightweight (60 kg)

Light welterweight (63.5 kg)

Middleweight (75 kg)

Light heavyweight (81 kg)

Cycling[edit]

1000 metres time trial

Sprint

  • Round 1 — 3rd in heat (→ advanced to repechage)
  • Repechage — 2nd in heat (→ did not advance)

Individual pursuit

  • Heats — failed to depart (→ no ranking)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3 metre springboard

Men's 10 metre platform

Fencing[edit]

One fencer represented Puerto Rico in 1968.

Men's foil
  • First round — 6th place in group C with 0 wins and 5 losses (→ did not advance)
  1. lost to  Witold Woyda (POL)
  2. lost to  German Sveshnikov (URS)
  3. lost to  Gerry Wiedel (CAN)
  4. lost to  Moustapha Sohem (EGY)
  5. lost to  Alberto Varela (URU)
Men's épée
  • First round — 7th place in group D with 0 wins and 6 losses (→ did not advance)
  1. lost to  Csaba Fenyvesi (HUN)
  2. lost to  Gianfranco Paolucci (ITA)
  3. lost to  Valeriano Pérez (MEX)
  4. lost to  Stefan Haukler (ROU)
  5. lost to  Russell Hobby (AUS)
  6. lost to  Francisco da Silva (POR)

Sailing[edit]

Flying Dutchman class

Star class

5.5 metre class

Shooting[edit]

Men's 50 m rifle prone position

Men's 50 m rifle three positions

  • Manuel Hawayek — DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 50 m pistol

Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol

Men's trap

Men's trap

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100 metres freestyle

  • Heats — 55.7 s (→ 3rd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final — 55.8 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 58.2 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 56.1 s (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 100 metres freestyle

  • Heats — 1:10.1 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 1:13.2 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 1:07.9 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 200 metres freestyle

  • Heats — 2:06.6 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 2:09.1 min (→ 4th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Women's 200 metres freestyle

  • Heats — 2:43.8 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 2:23.1 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 400 metres freestyle

  • Heats — 5:00.2 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 4:38.1 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 400 metres freestyle

  • Heats — 5:54.7 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 4:57.7 min (→ 3rd in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Women's 800 metres freestyle

  • Heats — 10:24.5 min (→ 4th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)
  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 1500 metres freestyle

  • Heats — 19:06.0 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 100 metres breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:25.2 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 200 metres breaststroke

  • Heats — 3:16.2 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 100 metres backstroke

  • Heats — 1:06.3 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 1:07.2 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 200 metres backstroke

  • Heats — 2:30.4 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 100 metres butterfly

  • Heats — 1:00.6 min (→ 3rd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final — 1:00.9 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 1:00.3 min (→ 2nd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final — 1:00.1 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 100 metres butterfly

  • Heats — 1:17.1 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 200 metres butterfly

  • Heats — 2:23.4 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 200 metres butterfly

  • Heats — 2:51.1 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 200 metres individual medley

  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Women's 200 metres individual medley

  • Heats — 2:57.0 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — 2:42.8 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 400 metres individual medley

  • Heats — 5:30.9 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 400 metres individual medley

  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 4x100 metres freestyle relay

  • Heats — 3:47.0 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x200 metres freestyle relay

  • Heats — 8:40.2 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x100 metres medley relay

  • Heats — 4:27.6 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 4x100 metres medley relay

  • Heats — 5:18.2 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Tennis[edit]

Men's singles

Men's doubles

Weightlifting[edit]

Featherweight

  • Press — 115.0 kg
  • Snatch — 100.0 kg
  • Jerk — 130.0 kg
  • Total — 345.0 kg (→ 13th place)
  • Press — 97.5 kg
  • Snatch — 97.5 kg
  • Jerk — 127.5 kg
  • Total — 322.5 kg (→ 17th place)

Bantamweight

  • Press — 120.0 kg
  • Snatch — 92.5 kg
  • Jerk — 132.5 kg
  • Total — 345.0 kg (→ 6th place)

Light heavyweight

  • Press — 145.0 kg
  • Snatch — 130.0 kg
  • Jerk — 160.0 kg
  • Total — 435.0 kg (→ 9th place)
  • Press — 137.5 kg
  • Snatch — 120.0 kg
  • Jerk — 152.5 kg
  • Total — 410.0 kg (→ 20th place)

Middle heavyweight

  • Press — 135.0 kg
  • Snatch — 115.0 kg
  • Jerk — 155.0 kg
  • Total — 405.0 kg (→ 22nd place)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Puerto Rico at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 

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