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Encyclopedia > 1968 Summer Olympics
Games of the XIX Olympiad

Host city Mexico City, Mexico
Nations participating 112
Athletes participating 5,530
(4,750 men, 780 women)
Events 172 in 20 sports
Opening ceremony October 12
Closing ceremony October 27
Officially opened by President Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
Athlete's Oath Pablo Garrido
Olympic Torch Norma Enriqueta Basilio de Sotelo
Stadium Estadio Olímpico Universitario

The 1968 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were held in Mexico City in 1968. Mexico City beat out bids from Detroit, Buenos Aires and Lyon to host the Games in 1963. The Games were preceded by the Tlatelolco massacre, in which hundreds of students were killed by Mexican security forces ten days before the opening day. Image File history File links Mexico1968. ... It has been suggested that Mexican Federal District be merged into this article or section. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Term of office: 1 December 1964 – 1 December 1970 Preceded by: Adolfo López Mateos Succeeded by: Luis Echeverría Álvarez Date of birth: 12 March 1911 Place of birth: Cd. ... The Olympic Oath is taken by an athlete and a judge at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games. ... The Olympic Flame at the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics The Olympic Flame, Olympic Fire, Olympic Torch, Olympic Light, Olympic Eye, and Olympic Sun is a symbol of the Olympic Games. ... Norma Enriqueta Basilio from Baja California Mexico. ... The Olympic Stadium is the name usually given to the big centrepiece sports arena of the Summer Olympic Games. ... Estadio Olímpico Universitario is a stadium located in Mexico City. ... It has been suggested that Mexican Federal District be merged into this article or section. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... BUE redirects here. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: (Arpitan: Forward, forward, Lyon the best) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Region Rhône-Alpes Department Rhône (69) Subdivisions 9 arrondissements Intercommunality Urban Community of Lyon Mayor Gérard Collomb  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land area... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... A 1978 silkscreen poster by Rini Templeton and Malaquías Montoya created to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the massacre. ...

Contents

Highlights

  • The high altitude of Mexico City (2240 m) made it difficult for many endurance athletes to adapt to the oxygen-deprived air. The high altitude was also credited with contributing to many record setting jumps and leaps in the long jump, high jump and pole vault events.
  • For the first time, athletes from East and West Germany were members of separate teams, after having competed in a combined team in 1964.
  • US discus thrower Al Oerter, won his fourth consecutive gold medal in the event to become only the second athlete to achieve this feat in an individual event.
  • Bob Beamon jumped 8.90 m in the long jump, a 55 cm improvement of the world record that would stand until 1991 (when it was broken by Mike Powell); it is still the Olympic record. United States athletes Jim Hines and Lee Evans also set long world records in the 100m and 400m, respectively, that would last for many years to come.
  • In the triple jump, the previous world record was improved five times by three different athletes.
  • Dick Fosbury won the gold medal in the high jump using the radical Fosbury flop technique, which quickly became the dominant technique in the event.
  • In the 200 m medal award ceremony, two African-American athletes Tommie Smith (gold) and John Carlos (bronze) raised their black-gloved fists as a symbol of Black Power. As punishment, the International Olympic Committee banned them from the Olympic Games for life.
  • Czechoslovakian gymnast Věra Čáslavská won four gold medals.
  • United States swimmer Debbie Meyer became the first swimmer to win three individual gold medals, in the 200, 400 and 800 m freestyle events.
  • The introduction of doping tests resulted in the first disqualification because of doping: Swedish pentathlete Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall was disqualified for alcohol use.
  • John Stephen Akhwari of Tanzania became internationally famous after finishing the marathon in last place despite a dislocated knee.
  • This was the first of three Olympic participations by Jacques Rogge. He competed in yachting and would later become the 8th President of the International Olympic Committee.
  • Norma Enriqueta Basilio (a Mexican athlete) became the first woman to light the Olympic cauldron with the Olympic flame.

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Venues

  • Mexico City venues
    • University City (Ciudad Universitaria) venues
      • University City Olympic Stadium² (Estadio Olympico Universitario) - opening/closing ceremonies, athletics, football/soccer
      • University City Swimming Pool² - water polo
    • Magdalena Mixhuaca Sports City venues
      • Augustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome¹ (Velodromo Olímpico) - cycling
      • Fernando Montes de Oca Fencing Hall¹ - fencing
      • Juan Escutia Sports Palace¹ (Palacio de los Deportes Juan Escutia) - basketball
      • Municipal Stadium² - hockey
    • Chapultepec Park venues
      • National Auditorium² (Auditorio Nacional) - gymnastics
      • Campo Marte² - equestrian events
      • Chapultepec Sports Center² - fronton, tennis
    • Aztec Stadium² (Estadio Azteca) - football/soccer
    • Francisco Márquez Olympic Pool¹ (Alberca Olímpica Francisco Márquez) - swimming, diving, water polo
    • Juan de la Barrera Olympic Gymnasium¹ (Gimnasio Olímpico Juan de la Barrera) - volleyball
    • Arena México² - boxing
    • Insurgentes Theater² - weightlifting
    • Insurgentes Ice Rink² - wrestling
    • Revolution Ice Rink² - volleyball
    • Frontón México² - fronton
    • Asturian Sports Center² - fronton
    • Lebanese Sports Center² - fronton
    • Frontón Metropolitano² - fronton
    • Vicente Suárez Shooting Range¹, Campo Militar No. 1, Lomas Sotelo district - shooting
    • Campo Militar No. 1², Lomas Sotelo district - modern pentathlon
    • Virigilo Uribe Rowing and Canoeing Course¹ (Pista Olímpica Virigilio Uribe), Xochimilco at Cuemanco - rowing, canoeing
  • Venues outside Mexico City

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Medals awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Athletics Medal Winners at the 1968 Munich Olympics See also Olympic Games Summer Olympic Games 1976 Summer Olympics Categories: | | | ... The United States, coached by Henry Iba of Oklahoma State University, went 9-0. ... Final results for the Boxing competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics. ... At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, seven events in flatwater canoe racing were contested. ... The cycling competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and five track cycling events, all for men only. ... At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, four diving events were contested. ... Equestrian competitions at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico featured team and individual competitions in show jumping, eventing, and dressage. ... At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, eight events in fencing were contested. ... Final results for the Football competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics. ... Gymnastics at the 1968 Summer Olympics was represented by 14 events: 6 for women and 8 for men. ... Final results for the Hockey competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics: Only a mens competition occurred that year. ... The Modern Pentathlon at the 1968 Summer Olympics was represented by two events (both for men): Individual competition and Team competition. ... Rowing at the 1968 Summer Olympics featured 7 events, for men only. ... Dragon (23 Countries) Finn (36 Countries) Flying Dutchman (30 Countries) Star (20 Countries) 5. ... Shooting at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City comprised seven events, all open to both men and women. ... At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, 29 events in swimming were contested. ... Volleyball at the 1968 Summer Olympics Categories: | | ... Final results for the water polo tournament at the 1968 Summer Olympics: Categories: | ... The weightlifting competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only. ... At the 1968 Summer Olympics, 16 wrestling events were contested, for all men. ...

Demonstration sports

  • Basque pelota
  • Tennis

Participating nations

participants
participants

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 46 KB) Countries which participated in the 1968 Summer Olympics, as listed at the olympic games museum, derived from blank world map. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 46 KB) Countries which participated in the 1968 Summer Olympics, as listed at the olympic games museum, derived from blank world map. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1615x1062, 108 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Iran national football team Flag of Afghanistan Luxembourg national football team Afghanistan national football team Afghanistan... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... 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Medal count

These are the top ten nations that won medals at these Games: This is the full table of the medal count of the 1968 Summer Olympics. ...

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States United States 45 28 34 107
2 Soviet Union Soviet Union 29 32 30 91
3 Japan 11 7 7 25
4 Hungary Hungary 10 10 12 32
5 East Germany East Germany 9 9 7 25
6 France France 7 3 5 15
7 Czechoslovakia 7 2 4 13
8 West Germany West Germany 5 11 10 26
9 Australia Australia 5 7 5 17
10 Great Britain Great Britain 5 5 3 13

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See also

Bold textralf is gay IOC redirects here. ... The International Olympic Committee (IOC) allocates three-letter country codes to all National Olympic Committees and other groups competing in the Olympic Games. ... See also: 1968 Summer Olympics The 1968 Summer Paralympics were the third Paralympic Games to be held. ... A 1978 silkscreen poster by Rini Templeton and Malaquías Montoya created to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the massacre. ...

External links

  • IOC Site on 1968 Summer Olympics
  • Result of the 1968 Summer Olympics host city candidacies
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