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Japan at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Japan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Japan
IOC code  JPN
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.or.jp (Japanese)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 171 (146 men and 25 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Yukio Endo
Medals
Rank: 3
Gold
11
Silver
7
Bronze
7
Total
25
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Japan competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 171 competitors, 146 men and 25 women, took part in 97 events in 18 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Silver 1.1
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Diving 6
  • Equestrianism 7
  • Fencing 8
  • Football 9
  • Gymnastics 10
  • Hockey 11
  • Modern pentathlon 12
  • Rowing 13
  • Shooting 14
  • Swimming 15
  • Volleyball 16
  • Water polo 17
  • Weightlifting 18
  • Wrestling 19
  • References 20
  • External links 21

Medalists

Silver

Athletics

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

One cyclist represented Japan in 1968.

Sprint
1000m time trial

Diving

Equestrianism

Fencing

Five fencers, all men, represented Japan in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's team foil

Football

Gymnastics

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Japan in 1968.

Individual
Team
  • Yuso Makihira
  • Katsuaki Tashiro
  • Toshio Fukui

Rowing

Shooting

Swimming

Volleyball

Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Defeated Mexico (3-0)
  • Defeated Peru (3-0)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-0)
  • Defeated Poland (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (1-3) → Silver Medal
  • Team Roster

Water polo

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Italy (2:9)
  • Defeated Greece (8:7)
  • Lost to Netherlands (1:9)
  • Defeated United Arab Republic (7:4)
  • Lost to East Germany (0:8)
  • Defeated Mexico (6:3)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (2:17)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Lost to Spain (0:5)
  • 11th/12th place: Lost to Mexico (4:5) → Twelfth place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 September 2014. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database


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