Mexico 1968 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

Mexico 1968 Summer Olympics

The Mexico 1968 Summer Olympic Games scheduled from 12 to 27 October. By participating 112 nations from 5,516 athletes in that season. Out of 4 bidding countries, Mexico won and organized the 1968 Summer Olympics; that was the first time the Olympic Games held in Latin America.

North Korea was boycotting this season because they had participated in the rival Games of the New Emerging Forces (GANEFO) in 1966. In total 172 events from 18 sports had organized at Mexico 1968 Summer Olympic.

Mexico 1968 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

Cycling at Summer Olympic Games

With 45 gold medals, United States ranked first place on the medal table of Mexico 1968 Summer Olympic. After that the Soviet Union ranked in 2nd position with 29 gold medals and Japan was the 3rd position with 11 gold medals on that.

Here I created a medal table of the Mexico 1968 Summer Olympics Results. You can see the below table for an overview.

RankNationsGold MedalsSilver MedalsBronze MedalsTotal
1United States452834107
2Soviet Union29323091
3Japan117725
4Hungary10101232
5East Germany99725
6France73515
7Czechoslovakia72413
8West Germany5111026
9Australia57517
10Great Britain55313
11Poland521118
12Romania46515
13Italy34916
14Kenya3429
15Mexico3339
16Yugoslavia3328
17Netherlands3317
18Bulgaria2439
19Iran2125
20Sweden2114
21Turkey2002
22Denmark1438
23Canada1315
24Finland1214
25Ethiopia1102
26Norway1102
27New Zealand1023
28Tunisia1012
29Pakistan1001
30Venezuela1001
31Cuba0404
32Austria0224
33Switzerland0145
34Mongolia0134
35Brazil0123
36Belgium0112
37South Korea0112
38Uganda0112
39Cameroon0101
40Jamaica0101
41Argentina0022
42Greece0011
43India0011
44Republic of China0011

Team Sports Result at the Mexico 1968 Summer Olympic Games

In the Mexico 1968 Summer Olympic, from the football sport event, Hungary won the champions title, where Bulgaria titled runners-up and Japan titled third place.

At basketball sport event, United States titled champions; where Yugoslavia was runners-up and Soviet Union titled third place on that.

From field hockey sport, Pakistan was the champions. On the other side, Australia titled runners-up and India titled third place.

Here you can see the whole team results of the Mexico 1968 Summer Olympic Games.

SportsChampions
(Gold Medalist)
Runners-up
(Silver Medalist)
Third-place
(Bronze Medalist)
FootballHungaryBulgariaJapan
BasketballUnited StatesYugoslaviaSoviet Union
Water PoloYugoslaviaSoviet UnionHungary
Field hockeyPakistanAustraliaIndia
VolleyballSoviet Union (Men)
Soviet Union (Women)
Japan (Men)
Japan (Women)
Czechoslovakia (Men)
Poland (Women)

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