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Belgium at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Belgium at the Olympic Games

Flag of Belgium
IOC code  BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (Dutch) (French)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 82 (77 men and 5 women) in 13 sports
Medals
Rank: 36
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Belgium competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 82 competitors, 77 men and 5 women, took part in 55 events in 13 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Athletics 2
  • Canoeing 3
  • Cycling 4
  • Fencing 5
  • Gymnastics 6
  • Hockey 7
  • Rowing 8
  • Sailing 9
  • Shooting 10
  • Swimming 11
  • Volleyball 12
  • Weightlifting 13
  • Wrestling 14
  • References 15
  • External links 16

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Serge Reding Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight
 Bronze Daniel Goens
Robert van Lancker
Cycling Men's Tandem

Athletics

Canoeing

Cycling

Fifteen cyclists represented Belgium in 1968.

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

Fencing

Three fencers, all men, represented Belgium in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Gymnastics

Hockey

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Volleyball

Men's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
    • Defeated Brazil (3-1)
    • Lost to Bulgaria (0-3)
    • Lost to Poland (0-3)
    • Lost to East Germany (0-3)
    • Lost to Japan (0-3)
    • Defeated Mexico (3-2)
    • Lost to Czechoslovakia (0-3)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
    • Lost to United States (0-3) → 8th place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database


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