Netherlands at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
IOC codeNED
(HOL used at these Games)
NOCDutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Websitewww.nocnsf.nl (in Dutch)
in Mexico City
Competitors107 (82 men, 25 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearerFred van Dorp
OfficialsChef d'mission: Ansco Dokkum
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

The Netherlands competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 107 competitors, 82 men and 25 women, took part in 52 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Ten cyclists represented the Netherlands in 1968.

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

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Hockey

Main article: Hockey at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men
Women

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

  • Drew with Italy (3-3)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (4-7)
  • Lost to DDR (3-8)
  • Defeated United Arabic Republic (6-3)
  • Defeated Greece (9-5)
  • Defeated Mexico (8-1)
  • Defeated Japan (9-1)
  • 5th-8th place: Lost to United States (3-6)
  • 7th-8th place: Defeated Cuba (8-5) → 7th place

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "New Zealand at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 September 2014.