Peru at the
1968 Summer Olympics
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IOC codePER
NOCPeruvian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coperu.org (in Spanish)
in Mexico City
Competitors28 in 8 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Peru competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 28 competitors, 16 men and 12 women, took part in 21 events in 8 sports.[1]

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Peru qualified four athletes to the summer olympics.

Track events
Athletes Events Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result
Fernando Acevedo Men's 200 m[2] 21.02 4 20.78 3 20.91 8 Did not advance 12
Alfredo Deza Men's 110 m hurdles 14.38 6 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Fernando Abugattas High jump[3] 2.03 12 Did not advance
Roberto Abugattas 2.00 17 Did not advance

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Rank
Luis Minami Lightweight  Vujin (YUG)
L 5–0
Did not advance 5
Marcelo Quiñones Middleweight  Jones (USA)
L 5–0
Did not advance 16

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's foil
Pool Four Pld BW BL GF GA
 Mihai Ţiu (ROU) 5 4 1 22 10
 Jean-Claude Magnan (FRA) 5 4 1 24 12
 Ahmed El-Hamy El-Husseini (EGY) 5 3 2 19 19
 Orlando Ruíz (CUB) 5 2 3 20 21
 Enrique Barza (PER) 5 1 4 11 22
 Orlando Nannini (ARG) 5 1 4 11 23

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Peru qualified the following boat.[5]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lauro Pacussich
Héctor Menacho
Juan López
Men's coxed pair 8:49.26 6 R 8:25.90 4 Did not Advance 14

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; Q=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Five shooter represented Peru during these Olympics.[6] Gladys Baldwin Lopez was one of the first two women, the other being Eulalia Rolińska who competed for Poland, to compete in Olympic Shooting.[7]

Pistol

Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Víctor Tantalean 25 m rapid fire pistol 572 41
Antonio Vita 50 metre 533 42

Rifle

Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Gladys Baldwin López 50 m rifle prone 591 31
Walter Perón Trap 175 48
Pedro Gianella Skeet 194 5

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Three swimmers competed in seven events.[8]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Juan Carlos Bello 200 m freestyle 2:01.3 1 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:17.5 2 2:13.7 4
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Rosario de Vivanco 100 m freestyle 1:04.7 5 Did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:22.2 5 Did not advance
Consuelo Changanaqui 2:20.7 4 Did not advance
400 m freestyle 5:02.9 4 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:40.0 3 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 5:52.2 4 Did not advance

Volleyball

Main article: Volleyball at the 1968 Summer Olympics

All times are Mexico Central Zone (UTC−5)

Women's Team Competition[9]

Peru's women's volleyball team made its first appearance at the olympics where it finished fourth.

Pts Matches Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Soviet Union 21 7 0 333 193 1.725 21 3 7.000
2  Japan 18 6 1 318 147 2.163 19 4 4.750
3  Poland 15 5 2 323 304 1.063 15 12 1.250
4  Peru 9 3 4 306 324 0.944 12 15 0.800
5  South Korea 9 3 4 276 305 0.905 12 14 0.857
6  Czechoslovakia 9 3 4 307 308 0.997 12 15 0.800
7  Mexico 3 1 6 215 338 0.636 7 18 0.389
8  United States 0 0 7 155 356 0.435 4 21 0.190
1968-10-13
19:00
Peru  '3'–2  Mexico (({stadium))}
(15–17, 15–5, 10–15, 15–2, 15–7)
Report

1968-10-14
10:00
Peru  '3'–0  South Korea (({stadium))}
(15–13, 15–6, 15–9)
Report

1968-10-15
12:00
Japan  '3'–0  Peru (({stadium))}
(15–3, 15–11, 15–9)
Report

1968-10-17
12:00
Soviet Union  '3'–0  Peru (({stadium))}
(15–4, 15–9, 15–9)
Report

1968-10-20
10:00
Czechoslovakia  '3'–2  Peru (({stadium))}
(7–15, 13–15, 15–9, 15–2, 15–3)
Report

1968-10-23
17:00
Peru  '3'-1  United States (({stadium))}
(15–11, 15–0, 14–16, 15–12)
Report

1968-10-25
10:00
Poland  '3'–1  Peru (({stadium))}
(15–10, 14–16, 15–9, 15–8)
Report

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Peru had one athlete.[10]

Athlete Event Military Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Efrain Gusquiza Men's - 90 kg 142.5 14 120 20 167.5 15 430 15

References

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  4. ^ "Peru Fencing at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
  5. ^ "Peru Rowing at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
  6. ^ "Peru Shooting at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Sport-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 22 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Shooting at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games: Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres". Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 22 August 2012.
  8. ^ "Peru Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games". Sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  9. ^ "Women Volleyball Olympic Games 1968 Mexico City (MEX) - 13-26.10 Winner Soviet Union". todor66.com. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
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