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Canada at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Canada at the Olympic Games

Flag of Canada
IOC code  CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (English) (French)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 139 (111 men and 28 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Roger Jackson
Medals
Rank: 23
Gold
1
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
5
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Canada competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 139 competitors, 111 men and 28 women, took part in 124 events in 14 sports.[1] It is the first Summer Olympiad where the Canadian team marched under the new Maple Leaf flag. The youngest competitor for Canada was a woman named Theresa McDonnell who was only 14 years old. Their oldest competitor was a man named Zoltan Sztehlo who was 46 years old. The athlete who won the most medals for Canada this year was Elaine Tanner who won three medals..[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Diving 6
  • Equestrianism 7
  • Fencing 8
  • Gymnastics 9
  • Rowing 10
  • Sailing 11
  • Shooting 12
  • Swimming 13
  • Weightlifting 14
  • Wrestling 15
  • References 16

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Six cyclists represented Canada in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial

Diving

Equestrianism

Fencing

Five fencers, four men and one woman, represented Canada in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Women's foil

Gymnastics

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

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