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1968 Summer Olympic Games

 

Mexico City, Mexico

The 16th Games made history. For the first time a Games was attended by in excess of 100 nations - a total of 112. The competitor figures of 5530 (4749 men and 781 women) were also records. The first Olympics to be held in Central America were hosted 2240m above sea level.

Medal Table

 
NATION
GOLD
SILVER
BRONZE
TOTAL
1
UNITED STATES
45
28
34
107
2
SOVIET UNION
29
32
30
 91
3
JAPAN
 11
7
7
25
4
HUNGARY
10
10
12
32
5
EAST GERMANY
9
 9
7
23
6
FRANCE
7
3
5
15
7
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
7
2
4
13
8
WEST GERMANY
5
11
10
26
9
AUSTRALIA
5
7
5
17
10
GREAT BRITAIN
5
5
3
13
11
POLAND
5
2
11
18
12
ROMANIA
4
6
5
15
13
ITALY
3
4
9
16
14
KENYA
3
4
2
9
15
MEXICO
3
3
3
9
16
YUGOSLAVIA
3
3
2
8
17
NETHERLANDS
3
3
1
7
18
BULGARIA
2
4
3
9
19
IRAN
2
1
2
5
20
SWEDEN
2
1
1
4
21
TURKEY
2
-
-
2
22
DENMARK
1
4
3
8
23
CANADA
1
3
1
5
24
FINLAND
1
2
1
4
25=
ETHIOPIA
1
1
-
2
25=
NORWAY
1
1
-
2
27
NEW ZEALAND
1
-
2
3
28
TUNISIA
1
-
1
2
29=
PAKISTAN
1
-
-
1
29=
VENEZUELA
1
-
-
1
31
CUBA
-
4
-
4
32
AUSTRIA
-
2
2
4
33
SWITZERLAND
-
1
4
5
34
MONGOLIA
-
1
3
4
35
BRAZIL
-
1
2
3
36=
BELGIUM
-
1
1
2
36=
KOREA
-
1
1
2
36=
UGANDA
-
1
1
2
39=
CAMEROON
-
1
-
1
39=
JAMAICA
-
1
-
1
41
ARGENTINA
-
-
2
2
42=
CHINESE TAIPEI
-
-
1
1
42=
GREECE
-
-
1
1
42=
INDIA
-
-
1
1

 

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