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Iceland at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Iceland.svg
IOC codeISL
NOCNational Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland
Websitewww.isi.is (in Icelandic)
in Mexico City
Competitors8 in 3 sports
Flag bearerGuðmundur Hermannsson
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Iceland competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

Results by event

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Key
Men
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Jón Ólafsson high jump 2.06 27 did not advance
Guðmundur Hermannsson shot put 17.35 16 did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Valbjörn Þorláksson Result 11.1 6.76 12.59 1.70 53.2 DNF
Points

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gudmunður Gíslason 100 m freestyle 58.6 7 did not advance
100 m butterfly 1:03.3 6 did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:24.1 5 did not advance
400 m individual medley 5:20.2 7 did not advance
Leiknir Jónsson 100 m breaststroke 1:16.3 5 did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:48.8 5 did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Hrafnhildur Guðmundsdóttir 100 m freestyle 1:06.3 7 did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:28.5 7 did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:44.3 5 did not advance
Ellen Ingvadóttir 100 m breaststroke 1:22.6 6 did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:58.2 22 did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:43.1 4 did not advance

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Military press Snatch Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Óskar Sigurpálsson Middle heavyweight 145.0 DQ

References