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Italy at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Italy at the Olympic Games

Flag of Italy
IOC code  ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (Italian)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 167 (152 men, 15 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Raimondo D'Inzeo
Medals
Rank: 13
Gold
3
Silver
4
Bronze
9
Total
16
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Italy competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 167 competitors, 152 men and 15 women, took part in 103 events in 17 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • 01 ! Gold 1.1
    • 02 ! Silver 1.2
    • 03 ! Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Basketball 3
  • Boxing 4
  • Canoeing 5
  • Cycling 6
  • Diving 7
  • Equestrianism 8
  • Fencing 9
  • Gymnastics 10
  • Modern pentathlon 11
  • Rowing 12
  • Sailing 13
  • Shooting 14
  • Swimming 15
  • Water polo 16
  • Weightlifting 17
  • Wrestling 18
  • References 19
  • External links 20

Medalists

 Gold

 Silver

 Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Philippines (91-66)
  • Defeated Panama (94-87)
  • Defeated Puerto Rico (68-65)
  • Defeated Senegal (81-55)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (69-80)
  • Lost to United States (61-100)
  • Defeated Spain (98-86)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Lost to Poland (52-66)
  • 7th/8th place: Lost to Spain (72-88)
  • Team Roster

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Sixteen cyclists represented Italy in 1968.

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

Diving

Equestrianism

Fencing

19 fencers, 14 men and 5 women, represented Italy 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

Gymnastics

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1968.

Individual
Team
  • Mario Medda
  • Giancarlo Morresi
  • Nicolo Deligia

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Men's Competition

Women's Competition

Water polo

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

External links

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