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Mexico at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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IOC code  MEX
Flag bearer  David Bárcena
Mexico at the 1968 Summer Olympics
NOC  Mexican Olympic Committee
Website  www.com.org.mx (Spanish)
Competitors  275 (233 men and 42 women) in 20 sports
Medals Ranked 15th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 3 3 3 9

Mexico was the host nation for the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. 275 competitors, 233 men and 42 women, took part in 146 events in 20 sports.

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Medalists

Mexico won a total of 9 medals (3 of each) which is to date the fewest number of medals won by a host nation at a Summer Olympics.

Gold

  • Ricardo Delgado — Boxing, Men's Flyweight
  • Antonio Roldán — Boxing, Men's Featherweight
  • Felipe Muñoz — Swimming, Men's 200m Breaststroke
  • Silver

  • José Pedraza — Athletics, Men's 20 km Walk
  • Alvaro Gaxiola — Diving, Men's Platform
  • Pilar Roldan — Fencing, Women's Foil
  • Bronze

  • Agustín Zaragoza — Boxing, Men's Middleweight
  • Joaquín Rocha — Boxing, Men's Heavyweight
  • Maria Teresa Ramírez — Swimming, Women's 800m Freestyle
  • Cycling

    Twelve cyclists represented Mexico in 1968.

    Individual road race
  • Agustín Juárez
  • Heriberto Díaz
  • Jesús Sarabia
  • Gabriel Cuéllar
  • Team time trial
  • Agustín Alcántara
  • Adolfo Belmonte
  • Roberto Brito
  • Radamés Treviño
  • Sprint
  • José Mercado
  • Arturo García
  • 1000m time trial
  • José Mercado
  • Tandem
  • Julio Munguía
  • Guillermo Mendoza
  • Individual pursuit
  • Radamés Treviño
  • Team pursuit
  • Heriberto Díaz
  • Agustín Alcántara
  • Adolfo Belmonte
  • Radamés Treviño
  • Fencing

    14 fencers, 9 men and 5 women, represented Mexico in 1968.

    Men's foil
  • Héctor Abaunza
  • Carlos Calderón
  • Román Gómez
  • Men's team foil
  • Vicente Calderón, Román Gómez, Carlos Calderón, Gustavo Chapela, Héctor Abaunza
  • Men's épée
  • Ernesto Fernández
  • Carlos Calderón
  • Valeriano Pérez
  • Men's team épée
  • Carlos Calderón, Valeriano Pérez, Jorge Castillejos, Ernesto Fernández
  • Men's sabre
  • Vicente Calderón
  • William Fajardo
  • Gustavo Chapela
  • Men's team sabre
  • William Fajardo, Gustavo Chapela, Héctor Abaunza, Vicente Calderón, Román Gómez
  • Women's foil
  • Pilar Roldán
  • Lourdes Roldán
  • Rosa del Moral
  • Women's team foil
  • Pilar Roldán, Linda Béjar, Lourdes Roldán, Sonia Arredondo, Rosa del Moral
  • Modern pentathlon

    Three male pentathletes represented Mexico in 1968.

    Individual
  • Eduardo Olivera
  • David Bárcena
  • Eduardo Tovar
  • Team
  • Eduardo Olivera
  • David Bárcena
  • Eduardo Tovar
  • Shooting

    Eleven shooters, ten men and one woman, represented Mexico in 1968.

    25 m pistol
  • Rafael Carpio
  • Enrique Torres
  • 50 m pistol
  • Leopoldo Martínez
  • Javier Peregrina
  • 300 m rifle, three positions
  • Olegario Vázquez
  • José González
  • 50 m rifle, three positions
  • José González
  • Olegario Vázquez
  • 50 m rifle, prone
  • Olegario Vázquez
  • Jesús Elizondo
  • Trap
  • Miguel Barrenechea
  • Gustavo Zepeda
  • Skeet
  • Nuria Ortíz
  • Mario Pani
  • Volleyball

    Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Lost to Peru (2-3)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (0-3)
  • Lost to Poland (2-3)
  • Lost to South Korea (0-3)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Defeated United States (3-0) → Seventh place
  • Team Roster
  • Alicia Cárdeñas
  • Blanca García
  • Carolina Mendoza
  • Eloisa Cabada
  • Gloria Casales
  • Gloria Inzua
  • Isabel Nogueira
  • María Rodríguez
  • Patricia Nava
  • Rogelia Romo
  • Trinidad Macías
  • Yolanda Reynoso
  • Water polo

    Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to East Germany (4:12)
  • Lost to Netherlands (1:8)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (0:9)
  • Lost to Italy (5:10)
  • Defeated Greece (11:8)
  • Lost to Japan (3:6)
  • Tied with United Arab Republic (3:3)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Lost to West Germany (3:6)
  • 11th/12th place: Defeated Japan (5:4) → Eleventh place
  • Team Roster
  • Carlos Morfin
  • Daniel Gómez
  • Francisco García Moreno
  • Germán Chávez
  • José Vásquez
  • Juan García
  • Luis Guzmán
  • Oscar Familiar
  • Rolando Chávez
  • Sergio Ramos
  • Virgilio Botella
  • References

    Mexico at the 1968 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


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