Czechoslovakia at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Czechoslovakia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Czechoslovakia – Flag bearers
IOC code   TCH
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 121 (94 men, 27 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Bohumil Golián (volleyball)
Medals
Rank: 7
Gold
7
Silver
2
Bronze
4
Total
13
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Winter Games
1924 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1948 • 1952 • 1956 • 1960 • 1964 • 1968 • 1972 • 1976 • 1980 • 1984 • 1988 • 1992
Other related appearances
Bohemia (1900–1912)
Czech Republic (1994–)
Slovakia (1994–)

Czechoslovakia competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

Contents

Medalists

Med 1.png Gold

Med 2.png Silver

Med 3.png Bronze

  • Athletics - Men's Discus throw, Ludvík Daněk
  • Volleyball - Men's Team competition: Antonín Procházka, Jiří Svoboda, Luboš Zajíček, Josef Musil, Josef Smolka, Vladimír Petlák, Petr Kop, František Sokol, Bohunil Golián, Zdeněk Groessl, Pavel Schenk, and Drahomír Koudelka
  • Wrestling - Men's Greco-Roman Flyweight, Miroslav Zeman
  • Wrestling - Men's Greco-Roman Heavyweight, Petr Kment

Results by event

Volleyball

Men's Team Competition

  • Round Robin
  • Defeated East Germany (3-2)
  • Defeated United States (3-1)
  • Defeated Japan (3-2)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-2)
  • Defeated Mexico (3-0)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3-2)
  • Defeated Belgium (3-0)
  • Lost to Poland (1-3)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3) → Bronze Medal
  • Team Roster
  • Antonín Procházka
  • Jiří Svoboda
  • Luboš Zajíček
  • Josef Musil
  • Josef Smolka
  • Vladimír Petlák
  • Petr Kop
  • František Sokol
  • Bohunil Golián
  • Zdeněk Groessl
  • Pavel Schenk
  • Drahomír Koudelka
  • Head Coach: Václav Matiášek

Women's Team Competition

  • Round Robin
  • Lost to Soviet Union (1-3)
  • Defeated United States (3-1)
  • Defeated Mexico (3-0)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Defeated Peru (3-2)
  • Lost to Poland (0-3)
  • Lost to South Korea (1-3) → Sixth place
  • Team Roster

References