Netherlands at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Netherlands at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
IOC codeNED
(HOL used at these Games)
NOCDutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Websitewww.nocnsf.nl ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch)
in Mexico City
Competitors107 (82 men, 25 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearerFred van Dorp
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
7
OfficialsChef d'mission: Ansco Dokkum
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

The Netherlands competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 107 competitors, 82 men and 25 women, took part in 52 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Ten cyclists represented the Netherlands in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men
Women

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Drew with Italy (3-3)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (4-7)
  • Lost to DDR (3-8)
  • Defeated United Arabic Republic (6-3)
  • Defeated Greece (9-5)
  • Defeated Mexico (8-1)
  • Defeated Japan (9-1)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th-8th place: Lost to United States (3-6)
  • 7th-8th place: Defeated Cuba (8-5) → 7th place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 September 2014.

External links[edit]