Israel at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Israel at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Israel.svg
IOC code ISR
NOC Olympic Committee of Israel
Website www.olympic.one.co.il (in Hebrew) (in English)
in Mexico City
Competitors 29 (26 men, 3 women) in 4 sports
Flag bearer Gershon Shefa[1]
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Israel competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 29 competitors, 26 men and 3 women, took part in 20 events in 4 sports.[2]

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Event Participant Result Ref
50 km walk Shaul Ladany 24th place
Time: 5.1.6.
400 meter women Hana Shezifi 7th in 3rd elimination heat
Time: 56.3
800 meter women Hana Shezifi 6th in 2nd elimination head
Time: 2:09.2

Football[edit]

Preliminary round - Group C[edit]

During the Group C competition, Ghana replaced Morocco, after Morocco refused to play Israel.

Standings[edit]
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hungary 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 5
 Israel 3 2 0 1 8 6 +2 4
 Ghana 3 0 2 1 6 8 −2 2
 El Salvador 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1
Matches[edit]

1968-10-13
12:00
Israel  5 – 3  Ghana
Spiegel Goal 11' Goal 75'
Feigenbaum Goal 16' Goal 30' Goal 70'
Report Jabir Goal 18' Goal 79'
Amosa Goal 35'

1968-10-15
12:00
Israel  3 – 1  El Salvador
Talbi Goal 20'
Spiegler Goal 44'
Bar Goal 85'
Report Martínez Goal 35'

1968-10-17
12:00
Hungary  2 – 0  Israel
A. Dunai Goal 40' Goal 75' Report

Quarter Finals[edit]

Standings[edit]
Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Hungary (HUN) 6 5 1 0 18 3 +15 11
2  Bulgaria (BUL) 6 3 2 1 16 10 +6 8
3  Japan (JPN) 6 3 2 1 9 8 +1 8
4  Mexico (MEX) 6 3 0 3 10 9 +1 6
5  Israel (ISR) 4 2 1 1 9 6 +3 5
6  Spain (ESP) 4 2 1 1 4 2 +2 5
7  France (FRA) 4 2 0 2 9 7 +2 4
8  Guatemala (GUA) 4 2 0 2 6 4 +2 4
9  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 3 1 1 1 10 3 +7 3
10  Colombia (COL) 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 2
11  Guinea (GUI) 3 1 0 2 4 9 −5 2
12  Ghana (GHA) 3 0 2 1 6 8 −2 2
13  Brazil (BRA) 3 0 2 1 4 5 −1 2
14  Nigeria (NGR) 3 0 1 2 4 9 −5 1
15  El Salvador (ESA) 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1
16  Thailand (THA) 3 0 0 3 1 19 −18 0
Bracket[edit]
Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
October 20 - Guadalajara        
  Hungary  1
October 22 - Mexico City
  Guatemala  0  
  Hungary  5
October 20 - Mexico City
      Japan  0  
  Japan  3
October 26 - Mexico City
  France  1  
  Hungary  4
October 20 - Leon    
    Bulgaria  1
  Bulgaria  1
October 22 - Guadalajara
  Israel  1  
  Bulgaria  3 Bronze medal match
October 20 - Puebla
      Mexico  2   October 24 - Mexico City
  Mexico  2
  Japan  2
  Spain  0  
  Mexico  0
 
Matches[edit]

1968-10-20
12:00
Bulgaria  1 – 1  Israel
Hristakiev Goal 5' Report Feigenbaum Goal 89'

Bulgaria progressed after a drawing of lots.

Goal scorers[edit]

4 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Squad[edit]

Head coach: Emanuel Schaffer

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Cards
yellow/red
1 GK Haim Levin 3 Mar 1937 31  ? Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 3 0 300 0 0 0
2 DF Shraga Bar 24 Mar 1948 21  ? Israel Maccabi Netanya 4 1 293 0 1 YC1
3 DF Menachem Bello 26 Dec 1947 20  ? Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 4 0 390 0 0 0
4 DF Zvi Rosen 23 Jun 1947 21  ? Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 4 0 390 0 0 YC3
5 DF Yisha'ayahu Schwager 10 Feb 1946 22  ? Israel Maccabi Haifa 3 0 196 2 0 0
6 MF Shmuel Rosenthal 22 Apr 1947 21  ? Israel Hapoel Petah Tikva 3 0 300 0 0 YC1
7 FW Rachamim Talbi 17 May 1943 25  ? Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 3 1 238 0 0 YC1 Red card1
8 MF Giora Spiegel 27 Jul 1947 21  ? Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 4 2 390 0 0 0
9 FW Yehoshua Feigenbaum 5 Dec 1947 20  ? Israel Hapoel Tel Aviv 4 4 390 0 0 0
10 FW Mordechai Spiegler 19 Aug 1944 23  ? Israel Maccabi Netanya 4 1 390 0 0 0
11 MF Roby Young 15 May 1942 26  ? Israel Hapoel Haifa 2 0 120 1 1 0
12 FW Itzhak Drucker 3 Jul 1947 21  ? Israel Hapoel Petah Tikva 3 0 211 0 0 Red card1
13 MF George Borba 12 Jul 1944 23  ? Israel Hapoel Tel Aviv 3 0 225 1 0 0
14 DF Yitzhak Englander 30 Apr 1946 22  ? Israel Hapoel Haifa 1 0 45 0 1 0
15 MF Itzhak Shum 1 Sep 1948 19  ? Israel Hapoel Kfar Saba 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 DF David Karako 11 Feb 1945 23  ? Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 1 0 70 1 0 0
17 FW Nachman Castro 23 Jan 1948 20  ? Israel Hapoel Tel Aviv 1 0 20 0 1 0
18 GK Zion Dagmi  ? Israel Hapoel Ramat Gan 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 GK Shmuel Malika-Aharon 1947  ? Israel Bnei Yehuda 1 0 90 0 0 0

Shooting[edit]

Four shooters, all men, represented Israel in 1968.

Event Participant Result Ref
50 m Rifle - Prone position Nehemia Sirkis 28th
Henry Herscovici 45th
50 m Pistol Michael Marton 47th
50 m Rifle - Three positions Henry Herscovici 41st
Zelig Shtroch 51st

Swimming[edit]

Gender Event Participant Result Ref
Men's 200 m freestyle Amnon Krauz 5th in 2nd elimination heat
Time: 2:01.6
100 m freestyle Amnon Krauz 6th in 9th elimination heat
Time: 57.2
100 m breaststroke Yohan Kende 6th in 5th elimination heat
Time: 1:12.3
200 m breaststroke Gershon Shefa 7th in 3rd elimination heat
Yohan Kende 8th in 4th elimination heat
100 m butterfly Abraham Melamed 4th in semi-finals
Time: 59.6
200 m butterfly Abraham Melamed 3rd in 1st elimination heat
Gershon Shefa 5th in 6th elimination heat
Women's 100 m breaststroke Shlomit Nir 3rd in 2nd elimination heat
Time: 1:20.9
200 m breaststroke Shlomit Nir 5th in 3rd elimination heat
100 m butterfly Yvonne Tobis 3rd in 3rd elimination heat
Time: 1:12.0
200 m individual medley Yvonne Tobis 4th in 1st elimination heat
Time: 2:41.0
400 m individual medley Yvonne Tobis 6th in 4th elimination heat

References[edit]

  1. ^ Israel Archived 28 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Israel at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 26 December 2015.