Yugoslavia at the
1968 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeYUG
NOCYugoslav Olympic Committee
in Mexico City
Competitors69 (59 men, 10 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearerBranislav Simić
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 North Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (1996–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

Athletes from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 69 competitors, 59 men and 10 women, took part in 54 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Miroslav Cerar Gymnatics Men's Pommeled Horse
 Gold Đurđica Bjedov Swimming Women's 100m Breaststroke
 Gold Ozren Bonačić
Dejan Dabović
Zdravko Hebel
Zoran Janković
Ronald Lopatny
Uroš Marović
Đorđe Perišić
Miroslav Poljak
Mirko Sandić
Karlo Stipanić
Ivo Trumbić
Water Polo Men's Team Competition
 Silver Đurđica Bjedov Swimming Women's 200m Breaststroke
 Silver Stevan Horvat Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Lightweight
 Silver Dragutin Čermak
Kresimir Ćosić
Vladimir Cvetković
Ivo Daneu
Radivoj Korać
Zoran Marojević
Nikola Plećaš
Trajko Rajković
Dragoslav Ražnatović
Petar Skansi
Damir Šolman
Aljoša Žorga
Basketball Men's Team Competition
 Bronze Zvonimir Vujin Boxing Men's Lightweight
 Bronze Branislav Simić Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight

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

Four male cyclists represented Yugoslavia in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Four shooters, all men, represented Yugoslavia in 1968.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

  • Defeated United Arab Republic (13:2)
  • Tied with East Germany (4:4)
  • Defeated Mexico (9:0)
  • Defeated Netherlands (7:4)
  • Lost to Italy (4:5)
  • Defeated Greece (11:1)
  • Defeated Japan (17:2)
  • Defeated Hungary (8:6)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (13:11) →
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    Gold Medal

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Yugoslavia at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 September 2014.