Greece at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Greece at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  GRE
NOC Hellenic Olympic Committee
Website www.hoc.gr (Greek) (English)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 44 (44 men and 0 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearer Khristos Papanikolaou
Medals
Rank: 42
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

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. Retrieved 25 December 2015. 

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