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Spain at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Spain at the Olympic Games

Flag of Spain
IOC code  ESP
NOC Spanish Olympic Committee
Website (Spanish)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 122 (120 men, 2 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Gonzalo Fernández
Medals Gold
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Spain competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 122 competitors, 120 men and 2 women, took part in 50 events in 12 sports.[1]


  • Athletics 1
  • Basketball 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Football 6
  • Hockey 7
  • Rowing 8
  • Sailing 9
  • Shooting 10
  • Swimming 11
  • Water polo 12
    • Men's Team Competition 12.1
  • References 13
  • External links 14






Seven cyclists represented Spain in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Individual pursuit







Water polo

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to West Germany (3:5)
  • Lost to United States (7:10)
  • Lost to Hungary (1:7)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0:5)
  • Tied with Brazil (6:6)
  • Lost to Cuba (3:4)
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Defeated Japan (5:0)
  • 9th/10th place: Defeated West Germany (7:5) → Ninth place
  • Team Roster


  1. ^ "Spain at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Retrieved 13 September 2014. 

External links

  • Spanish Olympic Committee
  • Official Olympic Reports
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