Olympic Games 1968 Mexico City

18th Olympiad

MEXICO

Sports: 20

Disciplines: 172

National Teams: 112

Participants: 5,558

Winner Medals


olympic winner medal 1968 Mexico City             olympic winner medal 1968 Mexico City
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GENERAL DATA OLYMPIC WINNER MEDALS 1968
1st Place: Gold Medal Material: Gilt Silver
Weight 125 gr
2nd Place: Silver Medal Material: Silver
Weight 124 gr
3rd Place: Bronze Medal Material: Bronze
Weight 87 gr
Diameter: 60 mm Design by: Prof. Guiseppe Cassioli,
Florence, Italy
* 22.10.1865  + 05.10.1942
    Mint:  
Thickness: 3,5 mm Ribbon:
Obverse: Victory seated above stadium.
Reverse: Winner carried by jubilant athletes.
Numbers of Medals: Gold:     174                    Silver:   170                        Bronze:   183








Twelve proud horseman await the presentation of medals by Prince Philip at the conclusion of the Three-Day Event. All-around excellence and exceptional performances in the endurance test gave the British the top spot. The U.S. team took its second silver medal in a row, while Australia, winner of the event in Rome, was third at Avándaro. (1968)

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