Olympics 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1968 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1968 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. List features George Foreman, Mark Spitz and more athletes.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1968 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.

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Abdollah Movahed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Abdollah Movahed Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Lightweight 63-70kg

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Ada Kok is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ada Kok Women's 200m butterfly, Women's 100m butterfly

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Ahmet Ayık is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ahmet Ayık Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Light Heavyweight 87-97 kg

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Akinori Nakayama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Akinori Nakayama Men's Rings, Men's Parallel bars, Men's Gymnastics

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Al Oerter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Al Oerter Men's Discus throw

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Aleksandr Shaparenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aleksandr Shaparenko Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single)

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Alexander Medved is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alexander Medved Men's Wrestling, Freestyle Super Heavyweight + 100kg, Men's Freestyle Wrestling

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Amos Biwott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Amos Biwott Men's 3000m steeplechase

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Anatoly Roshchin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Anatoly Roshchin Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Super Heavyweight +100 kg, Men's Greco-Roman

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András Balczó is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
András Balczó Men's Modern pentathlon

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Angéla Németh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Angéla Németh Women's Javelin throw

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Antonio Roldán is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Antonio Roldán Men's Boxing, Featherweight 54 - 57 kg

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Bernard Wrightson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bernard Wrightson Men's 3 metre springboard

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Bernd Klingner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bernd Klingner Men's 50m rifle 3 positions

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Bill Toomey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bill Toomey Men's Decathlon

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Björn Ferm is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Björn Ferm Men's Modern pentathlon

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Bob Beamon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bob Beamon Men's Long jump

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Bob Braithwaite is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bob Braithwaite Olympic trap

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Bob Seagren is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bob Seagren Men's Pole vault

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Boris Gurevich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Boris Gurevich Men's Greco Roman Wrestling - 52 kg, Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Middleweight 78-87 kg

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Boris Lagutin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Boris Lagutin Men's boxing, Light Middleweight 67-71kg

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Boris Selitsky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Boris Selitsky Men's Weightlifting^! Light Heavyweight 75-82.5kg

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Boyan Radev is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Boyan Radev Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling^! Light Heavyweight 87-97kg

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Branislav Simić is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Branislav Simić Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Middleweight 78-87kg

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Carl Robie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Carl Robie Men's 200m butterfly

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Charlie Hickcox is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Charlie Hickcox Men's 100m backstroke, Men's 200m individual medley, Men's 400m individual medley

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Chris Finnegan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Chris Finnegan Men's Boxing, Middleweight 71-75kg

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Christoph Höhne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Christoph Höhne Men's 50km walk

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Claudia Kolb is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Claudia Kolb Women's 200m individual medley, Women's 400m individual medley, Women's 200m breaststroke

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Colette Besson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Colette Besson Women's Athletics, 400m

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Danas Pozniakas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Danas Pozniakas Men's Boxing^! Light Heavyweight 75 - 81kg

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Daniel Morelon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Daniel Morelon Men's Track cycling, Sprint individual

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Daniel Rebillard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Daniel Rebillard Men's Track cycling^! Individual Pursuit

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David Hemery is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
David Hemery Men's Athletics, 400m hurdles

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Debbie Meyer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Debbie Meyer Women's 400m freestyle, Women's 200m freestyle, Women's 800m freestyle

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Dick Fosbury is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Dick Fosbury Men's High jump

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Don McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Don McKenzie Men's 100m breaststroke

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Don Schollander is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Don Schollander Men's 200m Freestyle, Men's 100m freestyle, Men's 400m freestyle

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Douglas Russell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Douglas Russell Men's 100m butterfly

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Elena Novikova-Belova is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Elena Novikova-Belova Women's Foil individual

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Enyu Valchev is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Enyu Valchev Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Lightweight 63-70kg, Men's Freestyle Wrestling

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Erik Hansen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Erik Hansen Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single)

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Felipe Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Felipe Muñoz Men's 200m breaststroke

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Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Francisco Rodríguez Men's Boxing, - Light Flyweight -48kg

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Galina Prozumenshchikova is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Galina Prozumenshchikova Women's 100m breaststroke, Women's 200m breaststroke

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Gary Anderson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gary Anderson Men's 300m Free Rifle^! 3 Positions

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George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
George Foreman Men's Boxing, Heavyweight +81

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Grigori Kosykh is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Grigori Kosykh Men's 50m pistol

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Grigory Kosykh is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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Grigory Kriss is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Grigory Kriss Men's Épée individual