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Hungary at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Hungary at the Olympic Games

Flag of Hungary
IOC code  HUN
NOC Hungarian Olympic Committee
Website www.mob.hu (Hungarian) (English)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 167 (135 men and 32 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Gergely Kulcsár
Medals
Rank: 4
Gold
10
Silver
10
Bronze
12
Total
32
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Hungary competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 167 competitors, 135 men and 32 women, took part in 116 events in 15 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Fencing 6
  • Football 7
  • Gymnastics 8
  • Modern pentathlon 9
  • Rowing 10
  • Sailing 11
  • Shooting 12
  • Swimming 13
  • Water polo 14
  • Weightlifting 15
  • Wrestling 16
  • References 17
  • External links 18

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Seven cyclists represented Hungary in 1968.

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

Fencing

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented Hungary in 1968.

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

Football

Gymnastics

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Hungary in 1968. They won gold in the team event and András Balczó won a silver in the individual event.

Individual
Team
  • András Balczó
  • István Móna
  • Ferenc Török

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Water polo

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated West Germany (6:4)
  • Defeated Spain (7:1)
  • Defeated United States (5:1)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (6:5)
  • Defeated Brazil (8:2)
  • Defeated Cuba (7:1)
  • Semifinals
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (6:8)
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Defeated Italy (9:4) → Bronze Medal
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Hungary at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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