Soviet Union at the 1968 Summer Olympics: Wikis

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Soviet Union at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Soviet Union
IOC code   URS
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 313 (246 men, 67 women)[1] in 16 sports
Flag bearer Leonid Zhabotinsky
Medals
Rank: 2
Gold
29
Silver
32
Bronze
30
Total
91
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
1952 • 1956 • 1960 • 1964 • 1968 • 1972 • 1976 • 1980 • 1984 • 1988
Winter Games
1956 • 1960 • 1964 • 1968 • 1972 • 1976 • 1980 • 1984 • 1988
Other related appearances
Unified Team (1992)

The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.

Contents

Medalists

The USSR finished second in the final medal rankings, with 29 gold and 91 total medals.

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Med 1.png Gold

Med 2.png Silver

  • Mikhail Voronin — Artistic Gymnastics, Men's Individual All-round
  • Zinaida Voronina — Artistic Gymnastics, Women's Individual All-round
  • Mikhail Voronin — Artistic Gymnastics, Men's Parallel Bars
  • Mikhail Voronin — Artistic Gymnastics, Men's Rings
  • Mikhail Voronin, Sergei Diomidov, Viktor Lisitsky, Valeri Karasev, Viktor Klimenko, Valeri Ilyinykh — Artistic Gymnastics, Men's Team Competition
  • Romuald Klim — Athletics, Men's Hammer Throw
  • Antonina Okorokova-Lazareva — Athletics, Women's High Jump
  • Jonas Chepulis — Boxing, Men's Heavyweight
  • Aleksei Kiselev — Boxing, Men's 71-75kg
  • Aleksandr Sharapenko — Canoeing, Men's K-1 1000m
  • Natalya Kuznetsova-Lobanova — Diving, Women's 10m Platform
  • Tamara Fedosova-Pogozheva — Diving, Women's 3m Platform
  • Yelena Petushkova, Pepel, Ivan Kizimov, Ijor, Ivan Kalita, Absent — Equestrian, Team Mixed
  • Grigori Kriss — Fencing, Men's Épée Individual
  • Grigori Kriss, Iosif Vitebsky, Aleksei Nikanchikov, Yuri Smolyakov, Viktor Modzalevsky — Fencing, Men's Épée Team
  • German Sveshnikov, Yuri Sharov, Vasili Stankovich, Viktor Putyatin, Yuri Sisikin — Fencing, Men's Foil Team
  • Mark Rakita — Fencing, Men's Sabre Individual
  • Stasis Shaparnis, Boris Onishenko, Pavel Lednev — Modern Pentathlon, Men's Team Competition
  • Valentin Kornev — Shooting, Men's 300m Free Rifle 3 Positions
  • Vladimir Kosinsky — Swimming, Men's 100m Breaststroke

Med 3.png Bronze

Results by event

Volleyball

Men's Team Competition

  • Round Robin
  • Lost to United States (2-3)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-2)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3-0)
  • Defeated Poland (3-0)
  • Defeated East Germany (3-2)
  • Defeated Japan (3-1)
  • Defeated Mexico (3-1)
  • Defeated Belgium (3-0)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-0) → Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • Team Roster

Women's Team Competition

  • Round Robin
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-1)
  • Defeated Poland (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Defeated Peru (3-0)
  • Defeated United States (3-1)
  • Defeated Mexico (3-0)
  • Defeated Japan (3-0) → Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • Team Roster
  • Lyudmila Buldakova
  • Lyudmila Mikhailkovskaya
  • Tatyana Veinberga
  • Vera Lantratova
  • Vera Galushka-Duyunova
  • Tatyana Sarycheva
  • Tatyana Ponyaeva-Tretyakova
  • Nina Smoleeva
  • Inna Ryskal
  • Galina Leontyeva
  • Roza Salikhova
  • Valentina Kamenek-Vinogradova

Water Polo

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Cuba (11:4)
  • Defeated West Germany (6:3)
  • Defeated Spain (5:0)
  • Lost to Hungary (5:6)
  • Defeated United States (8:3)
  • Defeated Brazil (8:2)
  • Semifinals
  • Defeated Italy (8:5)
  • Final
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (11:13) → Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • Team Roster
  • Aleksey Barkalov
  • Aleksandr Dolgushin
  • Aleksandr Shidlovsky
  • Boris Grishin
  • Givi Chikvanaya
  • Leonid Osipov
  • Oleg Bovin
  • Vadim Gulyaev
  • Vladimir Semyonov
  • Vyacheslav Skok
  • Yury Grigorovsky

References


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