Olympic Games 1968 Tokyo

18th Olympiad


Sports: 20

Disciplines: 172

National Teams: 112

Participants: 5,558

Winner Medals

olympic winner medal 1968 Mexico City             olympic winner medal 1968 Mexico City
Images Copyright © by Ulf Ström

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
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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Other Olympic Winner Medals:

  • 1896Athens, Greece
  • 1900Paris, France
  • 1904St. Louis, USA
  • 1906Athens, Greece
  • 1908London, England
  • 1912Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1916cancelled
  • 1920Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1924Paris, France
  • 1928Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1932Los Angeles, USA
  • 1936Berlin, Germany
  • 1940cancelled
  • 1944cancelled
  • 1948London, England
  • 1952Helsinki, Finland
  • 1956Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1956Melbourne, Australia
  • 1960Rome, Italy
  • 1964Tokyo, Japan
  • 1968Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1972Munich, Germany
  • 1976Montreal, Canada
  • 1980Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1984Los Angeles, USA
  • 1988Seoul, South Korea
  • 1992Barcelona, Spain
  • 1996Atlanta, USA
  • 2000Sydney, Australia
  • 2004Athens, Greece
  • 2008Beijing, China
  • 2012London, England
  • 2016Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2020Tokyo, Japan
  • 2024Paris, France
  • 2028Los Angeles, USA