Netherlands at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Netherlands at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Netherlands – Flag bearers
IOC code  NED
NOC Nederlands Olympisch Comité *
Nederlandse Sport Federatie
Website www.sport.nl (Dutch)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 107
Flag bearer Fred van Dorp
Medals
Rank: 17
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
7
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The Netherlands competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

Contents

Medalists

Gold medal.svg Gold

  • Ada Kok — Swimming, Women's 200m Butterfly
  • Jan Wienese — Rowing, Men's Single Sculls

Silver medal.svg Silver

  • Jan Jansen and Leijn Loevesijn — Cycling, Men's 2000m Tandem
  • Harry Droog and Leendert van Dis — Rowing, Men's Double Sculls

Bronze medal.svg Bronze

  • Maria Gommers — Athletics, Women's 800m

Results by event

Boxing

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Water polo

Men's Team Competition

  • 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

References