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Sweden at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Sweden at the Olympic Games

Flag of Sweden
IOC code  SWE
NOC Swedish Olympic Committee
Website www.sok.se (Swedish) (English)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 100 (86 men and 14 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Rolf Peterson
Medals
Rank: 20
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906
Other related appearances
Youth Olympics Paralympics European Games

Sweden competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 100 competitors, 86 men and 14 women, took part in 95 events in 13 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Diving 6
  • Fencing 7
  • Gymnastics 8
  • Modern pentathlon 9
  • Sailing 10
  • Shooting 11
  • Swimming 12
  • Weightlifting 13
  • Wrestling 14
  • References 15

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Six cyclists represented Sweden in 1968.

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

Diving

Fencing

Six fencers, five men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1968.

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

Gymnastics

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1968. Björn Ferm won gold in the individual event.

Individual
Team
  • Björn Ferm
  • Hans Jacobson
  • Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
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