Australia at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Australia at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Australia.svg
IOC code AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
in Mexico City
Competitors128 (104 men, 24 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Bill Roycroft (opening)
Eric Pearce (closing)
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
5
Silver
7
Bronze
5
Total
17
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
Flag of Australasian team for Olympic games.svg  Australasia (1908–1912)

Australia competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 128 competitors, 104 men and 24 women, took part in 105 events in 16 sports. [1]

Contents

Medalists

Gold

Silver


Bronze

Athletics

Men's 3.000m Steeplechase

Men's High Jump

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Nine cyclists represented Australia in 1968.

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

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

Five fencers, all men, represented Australia in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée

Gymnastics

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Australia in 1968.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Three shooters, all men, represented Australia in 1968.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

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References

  1. "Australia at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 September 2014.