Brazil at the 1968 Summer Olympics
|Brazil at the
1968 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Brazilian Olympic Committee|
|in Mexico City|
|Competitors||76 (73 men and 3 women) in 13 sports|
|Flag bearer||João Gonçalves Filho|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Brazil competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 76 competitors, 73 men and 3 women, took part in 27 events in 13 sports. The bronze obtained by Servílio de Oliveira remains Brazil's only medal in boxing, while Nelson Prudêncio carried on the nation's tradition of good results in Men's Triple Jump.
- Nelson Prudêncio — Athletics, Men's Triple Jump
- Servílio de Oliveira — Boxing, Men's Flyweight
- Reinaldo Conrad and Burkhard Cordes — Sailing, Men's Flying Dutchman
Four fencers, all men, represented Brazil in 1968.
Two male shooters represented Brazil in 1968.
- Men's Team Competition
- Preliminary Round (Group A)
- Lost to United States (5:10)
- Lost to Cuba (2:9)
- Lost to West Germany (5:10)
- Tied with Spain (6:6)
- Lost to Hungary (2:8)
- Lost to Soviet Union (2:8)
- Classification Matches
- 13th/15th place: Defeated United Arab Republic (5:3)
- 13th/14th place: Defeated Greece (5:2) → 13th place
- Team Roster
- "Brazil at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
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