Great Britain at the 1968 Summer Olympics


Great Britain at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Infobox Olympics Great Britain
games=1968 Summer
competitors=
sports=
flagbearer= Lynn Davies (opening)
David Hemery (closing)
gold=5
silver=5
bronze=3
total=13
rank=10

The United Kingdom competed as Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. British athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Medallists

Gold

*David Hemery — Athletics, Men's 400m Hurdles
*Chris Finnegan — Boxing, Men's Middleweight
*Derek Allhusen, Jane Bullen, Ben Jones (British Olympic Equestrian), and Richard Meade — Equestrian, Three-Day Event Team Competition
*Bob Braithwaite — Shooting, Men's Trap Shooting
*Ian MacDonald-Smith and Rodney Pattisson — Sailing, Men's Flying Dutchman

Silver

*Lillian Board — Athletics, Women's 400 metres
*Sheila Sherwood — Athletics, Women's Long Jump
*Derek Allhusen — Equestrian, Three-Day Event Individual Competition
*Marion Coakes — Equestrian, Jumping Individual Competition
*Martyn Woodroffe — Swimming, Men's 200m Butterfly

Bronze

*John Sherwood — Athletics, Men's 400m Hurdles
*David Broome — Equestrian, Jumping Individual Competition
*Robin Aisher, Paul Anderson, and Adrian Jardine — Sailing, Men's 5½ Meter Class

Results by event


=Boxing=

Men's Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)
*William Wells :* First Round — Lost to Ionas Chepulis (URS), TKO-3


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