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1968 Summergames Mexico City (Mexico)

1968 Summergames Mexico City (Mexico)

Type of game:Summergames
City:Mexico City
Country:Mexico Mexico

Date and place

Games of the 19th Olympiad in 1968 Mexico City, 12-27 oktober


Number of participants: 5516 (4735 men and 781 women)

Total spectators: 4,457,252

Olympic Oath: Pablo Garrido (Mexico, athlete)

Olympic flame: Norma Enriquetta Basilio Sotelo (Mexico, athlete)

Participating countries: 112

Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Honduras, Bulgaria, Burma, Canada, Central Africa, Ceylon, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador , El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji Islands, Philippines, Finland, France, Ghana, Greece, Great Britain, Guatemala, Guyana, Guinea, Honduras, Hungary, Hong Kong, Ireland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Yugoslavia, Cameroon, Kenya, Kuwait, Congo-Kinshasa, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Virgin Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Morocco, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles , New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Norway, Uganda, East Germany, Austria, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, San Marino, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sovjet Union, Sudan , Spain, Suriname, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Chad, Czechoslovakia, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay Venezuela, United Arab Republic, United States, West Germany, Iceland, Zambia, South Korea, South Vietnam , Sweden, Switzerland


Athletics in the Estadio Olimpico (spectator capacity: 83,700, tartan track with a length of 400 meters), weight lifting in the Teatro de los Insurgentes (audience capacity 1100), wrestling in the Pista de Hielo Insurgentes (audience capacity 3386), boxing in the Arena Mexico (spectator capacity: 16,236), fencing in the Sala de Armas de la Ciudad Deportiva (audience capacity 3000), shooting on the Campo Militar and at the shooting Vincente Suarez in Lomas Sotelo, modern pentathlon at the Campo Militar, in the Sala de Armas de la Ciudad Deportiva in the Alberca Olimpica, equestrian in the Avandaro Golf Club in Valle de Bravo, at the Campo Marte in Chapultepec Park (spectator capacity: 7885 for jumping and dressage for 4990) and in the Olympic stadium, cycling at the Olympic cycling velodrome "Agustin Melgar" (spectator capacity: 6400, runway length 333.33 m) and at the Circuito Satellite, gymnastics in the Auditorio Nacional on Paseo de La Reforma (spectator capacity: 12,450), swimming and diving in the Alberca Olimpica (indoor swimming pool, spectator capacity: 10,000), water polo in the pool of University City (audience capacity 4993) and in the Alberca Olimpica, rowing and canoeing on the track Virgilio Uribe in Xochimilco, sailing in the cove for Acapulco, football in the Cuauhtemoc stadium in Puebla (spectator capacity: 35,563), in the Jalisco stadium in Guadalajara (spectator capacity: 31,891), in the Leon-Leon stadium (spectator capacity: 23,609) and in The Aztec Stadium (spectator capacity: 100,000), hockey in the Ciudad Deportiva Magdalena Mixhuca (audience capacity 6160), basketball in the Palacio de los Deportes Juan Escutia (spectator capacity: 22,370), volleyball in the Gimnasio Olimpico Juan de la Barrera (spectator capacity : 5242) and in the Pista Hielo Revolucion (audience capacity 1500).