Czechoslovakia at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Czechoslovakia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Czechoslovakia
IOC code  TCH
NOC Czechoslovak Olympic Committee
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 121 (94 men, 27 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Bohumil Golián (volleyball)
Medals
Rank: 7
Gold
7
Silver
2
Bronze
4
Total
13
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Czechoslovakia competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 121 competitors, 94 men and 27 women, took part in 66 events in 14 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Rezková, MiloslavaMiloslava Rezková Athletics Women's high jump
 Gold Duchková, MilenaMilena Duchková Diving Women's 10 m platform
 Gold Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's individual all-around
 Gold Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's floor
 Gold Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's vault
 Gold Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's uneven bars
 Gold Kůrka, JanJan Kůrka Shooting Mixed 50 m rifle, prone
 Silver Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská Gymnastics Women's balance beam
 Silver Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská
Marianna Krajčírová
Kubičková, JanaJana Kubičková
Lišková, HanaHana Lišková
Řimnáčová, BohumilaBohumila Řimnáčová
Skleničková, MiroslavaMiroslava Skleničková
Gymnastics Women's team all-around
 Bronze Daněk, LudvíkLudvík Daněk Athletics Men's discus throw
 Bronze Czechoslovakia men's national volleyball team
Antonín Procházka   Petr Kop
Jiří Svoboda   František Sokol
Luboš Zajíček   Bohunil Golián
Josef Musil   Zdeněk Groessl
Josef Smolka   Pavel Schenk
Vladimír Petlák   Drahomír Koudelka
Volleyball Men's tournament
 Bronze Zeman, MiroslavMiroslav Zeman Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 52 kg
 Bronze Kment, PetrPetr Kment Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman +97 kg

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Eight cyclists represented Czechoslovakia in 1968.

Individual road race
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Individual pursuit

Diving[edit]

Football[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

One male pentathlete represented Czechoslovakia in 1968.

Individual

Rowing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Eight shooters, all men, represented Czechoslovakia in 1968. Jan Kůrka won gold in the 50 m rifle, prone.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Women's Team Competition[edit]

  • Round Robin
    • Lost to Soviet Union (1-3)
    • Defeated United States (3-1)
    • Defeated Mexico (3-0)
    • Lost to Japan (0-3)
    • Defeated Peru (3-2)
    • Lost to Poland (0-3)
    • Lost to South Korea (1-3) → Sixth place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

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

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