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Netherlands at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Netherlands at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Netherlands
IOC code  NED
  (HOL used at these Games)
NOC Dutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Website www.nocnsf.nl (Dutch)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 107 (82 men, 25 women) in 11 sports
Officials Chef d'mission: Ansco Dokkum
Flag bearer Fred van Dorp
Medals
Rank: 17
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
7
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

The Netherlands competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 107 competitors, 82 men and 25 women, took part in 52 events in 11 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Diving 6
  • Hockey 7
  • Rowing 8
  • Sailing 9
  • Swimming 10
  • Water polo 11
    • Men's Team Competition 11.1
  • Weightlifting 12
  • References 13
  • External links 14

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Boxing

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Canoeing

Cycling

Ten cyclists represented the Netherlands in 1968.

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

Diving

Hockey

Rowing

Sailing

Swimming

Men
Women

Water polo

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Drew with Italy (3-3)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (4-7)
  • Lost to DDR (3-8)
  • Defeated United Arabic Republic (6-3)
  • Defeated Greece (9-5)
  • Defeated Mexico (8-1)
  • Defeated Japan (9-1)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th-8th place: Lost to United States (3-6)
  • 7th-8th place: Defeated Cuba (8-5) → 7th place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

References

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

External links

  • Dutch Olympic Committee
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