Greece at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Greece at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg
IOC code GRE
NOC Hellenic Olympic Committee
Website www.hoc.gr (in Greek) (in English)
in Mexico City
Competitors 44 (44 men and 0 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearer Khristos Papanikolaou
Medals
Ranked 42nd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Greece competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 44 competitors, all men, took part in 27 events in 7 sports.[1] Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Galaktopoulos, PetrosPetros Galaktopoulos Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 70 kg October 26

Athletics[edit]

Christos Papanikolaou, pole vault (5,35 m): 4th place

Boxing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Seven shooters, all men, represented Greece in 1968.

25 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone
Trap
Skeet

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Netherlands (5:9)
  • Lost to Japan (7:8)
  • Defeated United Arab Republic (7:6)
  • Lost to East Germany (4:11)
  • Lost to Mexico (8:11)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (1:11)
  • Lost to Italy (2:6)
  • Classification Matches
  • 13th/14th place: Lost to Brazil (2:5) → Fourteenth place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greece at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 21 January 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2015. 

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