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Cuba at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Cuba at the Olympic Games

Flag of Cuba
IOC code  CUB
NOC Cuban Olympic Committee
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 115 (101 men and 14 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Héctor Ramírez
Medals
Rank: 31
Gold
0
Silver
4
Bronze
0
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Cuba competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 115 competitors, 101 men and 14 women, took part in 78 events in 13 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Silver 1.1
  • Athletics 2
  • Basketball 3
  • Boxing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Diving 6
  • Fencing 7
  • Gymnastics 8
  • Rowing 9
  • Shooting 10
  • Swimming 11
  • Water polo 12
  • Weightlifting 13
  • Wrestling 14
  • References 15
  • External links 16

Medalists

Silver

Athletics

Basketball

Boxing

Cycling

Six cyclists represented Cuba in 1968.

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

Diving

Fencing

13 fencers, 11 men and 2 women, represented Cuba in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
  • Dagoberto Borges
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Gymnastics

Rowing

Shooting

Swimming

Water polo

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Lost to Soviet Union (4:11)
    • Defeated Brazil (9:2)
    • Tied with United States (6:6)
    • Defeated West Germany (7:6)
    • Defeated Spain (4:3)
    • Lost to Hungary (1:7)
  • Classification Matches
    • 5th/8th place: Lost to East Germany (2:8)
    • 7th/8th place: Lost to Netherlands (5:8) → 8th place

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Cuba 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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