Puerto Rico at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Puerto Rico at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Puerto Rico (1952-1995).svg
IOC code PUR
NOC Puerto Rico Olympic Committee
Website www.copur.pr  (in Spanish)
in Mexico City
Competitors58 in 10 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Puerto Rican athletes at the 1968 Olympic Village, Mexico City. 010896-R577-06-005 (46122816531).jpg
Puerto Rican athletes at the 1968 Olympic Village, Mexico City.

Puerto Rico competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 58 competitors, 54 men and 4 women, took part in 54 events in 10 sports. [1]

Contents

Athletics

Men's 100 metres

  • Round 1 10.7 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Round 1 1:52.6 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Round 1 4:14.4 min (→ 10th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 110 metres hurdles

  • Round 1 13.9 s (→ 3rd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final 14.1 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x100 metres relay

  • Round 1 DNS

Men's triple jump

  • Round 1 15.09 m (→ did not advance)

Basketball

Men's team competition

  • Puerto Rico Cuba 71-65
  • Puerto Rico Bulgaria 67-57
  • → 9th place

Boxing

Flyweight (51 kg)

Bantamweight (54 kg)

Featherweight (57 kg)

Lightweight (60 kg)

Light welterweight (63.5 kg)

Middleweight (75 kg)

Light heavyweight (81 kg)

Cycling

1000 metres time trial

Sprint

  • Round 1 3rd in heat (→ advanced to repechage)
  • Repechage 2nd in heat (→ did not advance)

Individual pursuit

  • Heats failed to depart (→ no ranking)

Diving

Men's 3 metre springboard

Men's 10 metre platform

Fencing

One fencer represented Puerto Rico in 1968.

Men's foil
  • First round 6th place in group C with 0 wins and 5 losses (→ did not advance)
  1. lost to Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Witold Woyda  (POL)
  2. lost to Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  German Sveshnikov  (URS)
  3. lost to Flag of Canada.svg  Gerry Wiedel  (CAN)
  4. lost to Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  Moustapha Sohem  (EGY)
  5. lost to Flag of Uruguay.svg  Alberto Varela  (URU)
Men's épée
  • First round 7th place in group D with 0 wins and 6 losses (→ did not advance)
  1. lost to Flag of Hungary.svg  Csaba Fenyvesi  (HUN)
  2. lost to Flag of Italy.svg  Gianfranco Paolucci  (ITA)
  3. lost to Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg  Valeriano Pérez  (MEX)
  4. lost to Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Ștefan Haukler  (ROU)
  5. lost to Flag of Australia.svg  Russell Hobby  (AUS)
  6. lost to Flag of Portugal.svg  Francisco da Silva  (POR)

Sailing

Flying Dutchman class

Star class

5.5 metre class

Shooting

Nine shooters, all male, represented Puerto Rico in 1968.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone
Trap
Skeet

Swimming

Men's 100 metres freestyle

  • Heats 55.7 s (→ 3rd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final 55.8 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 58.2 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 56.1 s (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 100 metres freestyle

  • Heats 1:10.1 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 1:13.2 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 1:07.9 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 200 metres freestyle

  • Heats 2:06.6 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 2:09.1 min (→ 4th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)

Women's 200 metres freestyle

  • Heats 2:43.8 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 2:23.1 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 400 metres freestyle

  • Heats 5:00.2 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 4:38.1 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 400 metres freestyle

  • Heats 5:54.7 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 4:57.7 min (→ 3rd in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)

Women's 800 metres freestyle

  • Heats 10:24.5 min (→ 4th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)
  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 1500 metres freestyle

  • Heats 19:06.0 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 100 metres breaststroke

  • Heats 1:25.2 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 200 metres breaststroke

  • Heats 3:16.2 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 100 metres backstroke

  • Heats 1:06.3 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 1:07.2 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 200 metres backstroke

  • Heats 2:30.4 min (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 100 metres butterfly

  • Heats 1:00.6 min (→ 3rd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final 1:00.9 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 1:00.3 min (→ 2nd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final 1:00.1 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 100 metres butterfly

  • Heats 1:17.1 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 200 metres butterfly

  • Heats 2:23.4 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 200 metres butterfly

  • Heats 2:51.1 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 200 metres individual medley

  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)

Women's 200 metres individual medley

  • Heats 2:57.0 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats 2:42.8 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)
  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 400 metres individual medley

  • Heats 5:30.9 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 400 metres individual medley

  • Heats DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 4x100 metres freestyle relay

  • Heats 3:47.0 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x200 metres freestyle relay

  • Heats 8:40.2 min (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x100 metres medley relay

  • Heats 4:27.6 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 4x100 metres medley relay

  • Heats 5:18.2 min (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Tennis

Men's singles

Men's doubles

Weightlifting

Featherweight

  • Press 115.0 kg
  • Snatch 100.0 kg
  • Jerk 130.0 kg
  • Total 345.0 kg (→ 13th place)
  • Press 97.5 kg
  • Snatch 97.5 kg
  • Jerk 127.5 kg
  • Total 322.5 kg (→ 17th place)

Bantamweight

  • Press 120.0 kg
  • Snatch 92.5 kg
  • Jerk 132.5 kg
  • Total 345.0 kg (→ 6th place)

Light heavyweight

  • Press 145.0 kg
  • Snatch 130.0 kg
  • Jerk 160.0 kg
  • Total 435.0 kg (→ 9th place)
  • Press 137.5 kg
  • Snatch 120.0 kg
  • Jerk 152.5 kg
  • Total 410.0 kg (→ 20th place)

Middle heavyweight

  • Press 135.0 kg
  • Snatch 115.0 kg
  • Jerk 155.0 kg
  • Total 405.0 kg (→ 22nd place)

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References

  1. "Puerto Rico at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 December 2015.