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
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
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
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
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
Men's Discus throw

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Aleksandr Shaparenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
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
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
Men's Modern pentathlon

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

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

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

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Boris Gurevich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 1968 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
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
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
Men's 200m butterfly