Trinidad and Tobago at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
IOC codeTTO
(TRT used at these Games)
NOCTrinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee
Websitewww.ttoc.org
in Mexico City
Competitors19 in 5 sports
Flag bearerRoger Gibbon
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 British West Indies (1960 S)

Trinidad and Tobago competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 19 competitors, all men, took part in 14 events in 5 sports.[1]

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's 100 metres

  • Round 1 — 10.5 seconds (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

  • Round 1 — 20.6 seconds (→ 4th in heat, advanced to round 2)
  • Round 2 — 20.4 seconds (→ 2nd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final — 20.4 seconds (→ 2nd in heat, advanced to final)
  • Final — 20.3 seconds (→ 4th place)
  • Round 1 — 20.9 seconds (→ 2nd in heat, advanced to round 2)
  • Round 2 — 21.5 seconds (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 400 metres

  • Round 1 — 47.9 seconds (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heats — 1:48.2 min (→ 2nd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final — 1:46.8 min (→ 4th in heat, advanced to final)
  • Final — 1:54.3 min (→ 8th place)

Men's 4x100 metres relay

  • Heats — 38.9 seconds (→ 6th in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final — 39.5 seconds (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x400 metres relay

  • Heats — 3:04.5 min (→ 2nd in heat, advanced to semi final)
  • Semi final — 39.5 seconds (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Final — 3:04.5 min (→ 6th place)

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's Sprint

  • Round 1 — 1st in heat (→ advanced to round 2)
  • Round 2 — 1st in heat (→ advanced to round 2)
  • Round of 16 — 2nd in heat (→ advanced to repechage)
  • Repechage — 2nd in heat (→ did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 2nd in heat (→ advanced to repechage)
  • Repechage — 1st in heat (→ advanced to round 2)
  • Round 2 — 3rd in heat (→ advanced to repechage)
  • Repechage — 1st in heat (→ advanced to round of 16)
  • Round of 16 — 2nd in heat (→ advanced to repechage)
  • Repechage — 3rd in heat (→ did not advance)

Men's Individual Pursuit

  • Qualification — 5:07.80 min (→ 19th in trial, did not advance)

Men's Team Pursuit

  • Qualification — 4:48.64 min (→ did not advance)

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Two male shooters represented Trinidad and Tobago in 1968.

50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's 100 metres freestyle

  • Heats — 58.9 s (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 100 metres backstroke

  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 100 metres butterfly

  • Heats — DNS (→ no ranking)

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Lightweight

  • Press — 120.0 kg
  • Snatch — 102.5 kg
  • Jerk — 137.5 kg
  • Total — 360.0 kg (→ 16th place)

References

  1. ^ "Trinidad and Tobago at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 26 December 2015.