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Egypt at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Egypt at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United Arab Republic
IOC code  EGY
NOC Egyptian Olympic Committee
Website (Arabic) (English)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 30 in 7 sports
Medals Gold
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* As the United Arab Republic
Winter Games
Intercalated Games

Egypt, as the United Arab Republic, competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 30 competitors, all men, took part in 18 events in 7 sports.[1]


  • Boxing 1
  • Diving 2
  • Fencing 3
  • Shooting 4
  • Water polo 5
  • Weightlifting 6
  • Wrestling 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9




Four fencers, all men, represented Egypt in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée


Water polo

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
    • Lost to Yugoslavia (2:13)
    • Lost to Italy (1:10)
    • Lost to Greece (6:7)
    • Lost to Japan (4:7)
    • Lost to Netherlands (3:6)
    • Lost to East Germany (2:19)
    • Tied with Mexico (3:3)
  • Classification Matches
    • 13th/15th place: Lost to Brazil (3:5) → Fifteenth place




  1. ^ "Egypt at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Retrieved 2010-12-29. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports

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