Spain at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg
IOC codeESP
NOCSpanish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coe.es (in Spanish)
in Mexico City
Competitors122 (120 men, 2 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearerGonzalo Fernández
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Spain competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 122 competitors, 120 men and 2 women, took part in 50 events in 12 sports.[1]

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Seven cyclists represented Spain in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Individual pursuit

Football

Main article: Football 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

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Twelve shooters, all men, represented Spain in 1968.

Open
Athlete Event Final
Points Rank
José Álava 25 m rapid fire pistol 570 45
José Amedo 50 m free pistol 542 33
Jaime Bladas Trap 194 9
José Luis Calvo 50 m rifle prone 590 37
Luis del Cerro 50 m rifle three positions 1123 42
José Cusí Trap 192 14
Juan García 50 m free pistol 534 41
Jaime González 25 m rapid fire pistol 579 31
Miguel Marina Skeet 191 12
José Luis Martínez 183 36
José María Pigrau 50 m rifle three positions 1117 46
José del Villar 50 m rifle prone 577 82

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

  • Lost to West Germany (3:5)
  • Lost to United States (7:10)
  • Lost to Hungary (1:7)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0:5)
  • Tied with Brazil (6:6)
  • Lost to Cuba (3:4)
  • 9th/12th place: Defeated Japan (5:0)
  • 9th/10th place: Defeated West Germany (7:5) → Ninth place

References

  1. ^ "Spain at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 13 September 2014.