Sierra Leone at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg
IOC codeSLE
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone
Websitewww.nocsl.org
in Mexico City
Competitors3 in 2 sports
Flag bearerJohn Coker
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Sierra Leone competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semi Final Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Alifu Massaquoi 10000 m Did not finish
Marathon 2:52:28 45
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Marconi Turay High jump 1.90 39 Did not advance
Key

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
John Coker Heavyweight  Ion Alexe (ROU)
L 0-5
Did not advance

References