|United States at the|
1968 Summer Olympics
|NOC||United States Olympic Committee|
|in Mexico City|
|Competitors||357 (274 men and 83 women) in 18 sports|
|Flag bearer||Janice-Lee Romary|
| Medals |
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
The United States competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. 357 competitors, 274 men and 83 women, took part in 167 events in 18 sports.
Men's 100 meters
Men's 200 meters
Men's 400 meters
Men's 800 meters
Men's 1.500 meters
Men's 5,000 meters
Men's 10,000 meters
Men's 110 meter Hurdles
Men's 400 meter Hurdles
Men's 3,000 meter Steeplechase
Men's 4 × 100 m Relay
Men's 4 × 400 m Relay
Men's 20 km Walk
Men's 50 km Walk
Men's Long Jump
Men's Triple Jump
Men's High Jump
Men's Pole Vault
Men's Shot Put
Men's Javelin Throw
Men's Discus Throw
Men's Hammer Throw
Women's 100 meters
Women's 200 meters
Women's 400 meters
Women's 800 meters
Women's 4 × 100 m Relay
Women's 80m Hurdles
Women's Long Jump
Women's High Jump
Women's Shot Put
Women's Javelin Throw
Women's Discus Throw
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Three pentathletes represented the United States in 1968.
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