Shooting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Shooting at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City comprised seven events. A second shotgun event, Skeet, was introduced.


Medal count[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union 2 1 2 5
2 United States 1 2 0 3
3 West Germany 1 1 1 3
4 Czechoslovakia 1 0 0 1
Great Britain 1 0 0 1
Poland 1 0 0 1
7 Hungary 0 1 0 1
Italy 0 1 0 1
Romania 0 1 0 1
10 East Germany 0 0 2 2
11 New Zealand 0 0 1 1
Switzerland 0 0 1 1

Medalists by event[edit]

Pos Competitor Nationality Score
300 m Rifle - Three positions
Gold Gary Anderson United States 1157
Silver Valentin Kornev Soviet Union 1151
Bronze Kurt Müller Switzerland 1148
50 m Rifle - Three positions
Gold Bernd Klingner West Germany 1157
Silver John Writer United States 1156
Bronze Vitali Parkhimovitch Soviet Union 1154
50 m Rifle - Prone position
Gold Jan Kurka Czechoslovakia 598
Silver László Hammerl Hungary 598
Bronze Ian Ballinger New Zealand 597
50 m Pistol
Gold Grigory Kosykh Soviet Union 562
Silver Heinz Mertel West Germany 562
Bronze Harald Vollmar East Germany 560
25 m Rapid Fire Pistol
Gold Józef Zapędzki Poland 593
Silver Marcel Rosca Romania 591
Bronze Renart Suleimanov Soviet Union 591
Trap
details
Gold Bob Braithwaite Great Britain 198
Silver Thomas Garrigus United States 196
Bronze Kurt Czekalla East Germany 196
Skeet
details
Gold Yevgeni Petrov Soviet Union 198
Silver Romano Garagnani Italy 198
Bronze Konrad Wirnhier West Germany 198

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