Greece at the
1968 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeGRE
NOCHellenic Olympic Committee
Websitewww.hoc.gr (in Greek and English)
in Mexico City
Competitors44 (44 men and 0 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearerKhristos Papanikolaou
Medals
Ranked 42nd
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Greece competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 44 competitors, all men, took part in 27 events in 7 sports.[1] Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Medalists

Further information: 1968 Summer Olympics medal table and List of 1968 Summer Olympics medal winners

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Petros Galaktopoulos Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 70 kg 26 October

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Christos Papanikolaou, pole vault (5,35 m): 4th place

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Seven shooters, all men, represented Greece in 1968.

25 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone
Trap
Skeet

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Lost to Netherlands (5:9)
  • Lost to Japan (7:8)
  • Defeated United Arab Republic (7:6)
  • Lost to East Germany (4:11)
  • Lost to Mexico (8:11)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (1:11)
  • Lost to Italy (2:6)
  • 13th/14th place: Lost to Brazil (2:5) → Fourteenth place

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Greece at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 21 January 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2015.