Canada at the 1968 Summer Olympics
|Canada at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City|
|Competitors||139 (111 men and 28 women) in 14 sports|
|Flag bearer||Roger Jackson|
|Olympic history (summary)|
Canada competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 139 competitors, 111 men and 28 women, took part in 124 events in 14 sports. It is the first Summer Olympiad where the Canadian team marched under the new Maple Leaf flag. The youngest competitor for Canada was a woman named Theresa McDonnell who was only 14 years old. Their oldest competitor was a man named Zoltan Sztehlo who was 46 years old. The athlete who won the most medals for Canada this year was Elaine Tanner who won three medals..
- Elaine Tanner — Swimming, Women's 100 m backstroke
- Elaine Tanner — Swimming, Women's 200 m backstroke
- Ralph Hutton — Swimming, Men's 400 m freestyle
- Angela Coughlan, Marilyn Corson-Whitney, Elaine Tanner, and Marion Lay — Swimming, Women's 4×100 m freestyle relay
Six cyclists represented Canada in 1968.
Five fencers, four men and one woman, represented Canada in 1968.
M1x: Roger Jackson M2x: Daryl Sturdy & Robert Stubbs M2-: John Ulinder and Lyle Gatley M8+: Neil Campbell, John Ross, Clayton Brown, Richard Crooker, Daryl Sturdy, Richard Symsyk,John McIntyre, Daryl MacDonald, John Richardson, Joel Finley<sports-reference.com>
Ten shooters, all male, represented Canada in 1968.
- "Canada at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
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