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1968 Winter Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1968 Winter Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1968 Winter 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 Winter 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. This list below has a variety of athletes, like Peggy Fleming and Eero Mäntyranta, in it.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1968 Winter Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1968 Winter Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.
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  • 1

    Ans Schut

    Women's 3000 m

    Date Of Birth1944-11-26

    Place Of BirthApeldoorn,Netherlands,Kingdom of the Netherlands,Gelderland,Europe

    NationalityNetherlands

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 3000m

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 2

    Ard Schenk

    Speed skating - Men's 5000m, Men's 10000m

    Date Of Birth1944-09-16

    Place Of BirthAnna Paulowna,Netherlands,Kingdom of the Netherlands,North Holland,Europe

    NationalityNetherlands

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's 5000m,Speed Skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's 10000m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 1500m,Speed Skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's 1500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1972 Winter Olympics,1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 3

    Carry Geijssen

    Women's 1500m, Women's 1000m

    Date Of Birth1947-01-11

    Place Of BirthAmsterdam,Netherlands,North Holland,Holland,Europe

    NationalityNetherlands

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 1500m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 1000m

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 4

    Christl Haas

    Women's Downhill

    Date Of Birth1943-09-19

    Place Of BirthKitzbühel,Austria,Tyrol,Tyrol,Earth

    NationalityAustria

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill,Alpine Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill

    Olympic Medalist Games1964 Winter Olympics,1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 5

    Dianne Holum

    Women's 3000 m, Women's 1000m

    Date Of Birth1951-05-19

    Place Of BirthChicago,United States of America,Illinois,Chicagoland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Women's 3000m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 1000m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 500m,Speed Skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Women's 1500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1972 Winter Olympics,1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 6

    Eero Mäntyranta

    Men's Cross-Country, 15 km

    Date Of Birth1937-11-20

    Place Of BirthPello,Finland,Europe,Scandinavia,Earth

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross-Country Skiing at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Men's 15km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Men's 30km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 15km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 30 km

    Olympic Medalist Games1964 Winter Olympics,1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal,Bronze medal

  • 7

    Erhard Keller

    Men's 500m

    Date Of Birth1944-12-24

    Place Of BirthMunich,Germany,Bavaria,Upper Bavaria,Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 500m,Speed Skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's 500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics,1972 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 8

    Erika Lechner

    Women's Singles

    Date Of Birth1947-05-28

    NationalityItaly

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionLuge at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 9

    Franco Nones

    Men's Cross-country, 30km

    Date Of Birth1941-02-01

    Place Of BirthCastello-Molina di Fiemme,Italy,Province of Trento,Trentino-Alto Adige/South Tyrol,Earth

    NationalityItaly

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross-Country Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 30 km

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 10

    Franz Keller

    Men's Nordic Combined, Individual

    Date Of Birth1945-01-19

    Place Of BirthNesselwang,Germany,Bavaria,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionNordic Combined at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 11

    Fred Anton Maier

    Men's 10000m, Speed skating - Men's 5000m

    Date Of Birth1938-12-15

    Place Of BirthNorway,Earth,Europe,Scandinavia,Nordic countries

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Men's 10000m,Speed Skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Men's 5000m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 10000m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 5000m

    Olympic Medalist Games1964 Winter Olympics,1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 12

    Galina Kulakova

    Women's 5km, Women's 10 km

    Date Of Birth1942-04-29

    Place Of BirthUdmurtia,Russia,Europe,Asia,North Eurasia

    NationalityRussia,Soviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross Country Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 5km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics -Women's 10km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Women's 5km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics -Women's 10km

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics,1976 Winter Olympics,1972 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 13

    Harald Grønningen

    Men's Cross-Country, 15 km

    Date Of Birth1934-10-09

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross-Country Skiing at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Men's 15km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Men's 30km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 15km

    Olympic Medalist Games1964 Winter Olympics,1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 14

    Jean-Claude Killy

    Men's Downhill, Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom

    Date Of Birth1943-08-30

    Place Of BirthSaint-Cloud,Hauts-de-Seine,Île-de-France,France,Europe

    NationalityFrance

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's Downhill,Alpine Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's Giant Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 15

    Jiří Raška

    Men's Individual Normal Hill, Men's Large hill individual

    Date Of Birth1941-02-04

    Place Of BirthFrenštát pod Radhoštěm,Czech Republic,Earth,Europe,Central Europe

    NationalityCzech Republic

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSki Jumping at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Normal Hill,Ski Jumping at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Large Hill

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 16

    Johnny Höglin

    Men's 10000m

    Date Of Birth1943-02-26

    Place Of BirthFilipstad Municipality,Värmland County,Sweden,Earth,Europe

    NationalitySweden

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 10000m

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 17

    Kaija Mustonen

    Women's 1000m, Women's 1500m

    Date Of Birth1941-08-04

    Place Of BirthHelsinki,Finland,Southern Finland,Uusimaa,Helsinki-Tallin Euregio

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics -Women's 1000m,Speed Skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Women's 1500m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 3000m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 1500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1964 Winter Olympics,1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal,Gold medal

  • 18

    Kees Verkerk

    Men's 1500m, Speed skating - Men's 5000m

    Date Of Birth1942-10-28

    Place Of BirthPuttershoek,South Holland,Netherlands,Kingdom of the Netherlands,Europe

    NationalityNetherlands

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Men's 1500m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 1500m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 5000m,Speed Skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's 10000m

    Olympic Medalist Games1964 Winter Olympics,1968 Winter Olympics,1972 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 19

    Lyudmila Titova

    Women's 500 m, Women's 1000m

    Date Of Birth1946-03-26

    Place Of BirthChita,Russia,Europe,Asia,North Eurasia

    NationalityRussia,Soviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 500m,Speed Skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 1000m,Speed Skating at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Women's 500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics,1972 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal,Bronze medal

  • 20

    Magnar Solberg

    Men's 20 km Individual

    Date Of Birth1937-02-04

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBiathlon at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 20km Individual,Biathlon at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's 20km Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics,1972 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 21

    Manfred Schmid

    Men's Singles

    Date Of Birth1944-06-06

    Place Of BirthLiezen,Austria,Styria,Earth,Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionLuge at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's Single

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 22

    Marielle Goitschel

    Women's Slalom, Women's Giant Slalom

    Date Of Birth1945-09-28

    Place Of BirthSainte-Maxime,Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,Var,French Riviera,France

    NationalityFrance

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Women's Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1964 Winter Olympics - Women's Giant Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1964 Winter Olympics,1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 23

    Nancy Greene

    Women's Giant Slalom, Women's Slalom

    Date Of Birth1943-05-11

    Place Of BirthOttawa,Canada,Ontario,Ottawa Valley,North America

    NationalityCanada

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's Giant Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 24

    Ole Ellefsæter

    Men's Cross-country, 50km

    Date Of Birth1939-02-15

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross-Country Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Men's 50km

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 25

    Olga Pall

    Women's Downhill

    Date Of Birth1947-12-03

    Place Of BirthGöstling an der Ybbs,Austria,Lower Austria,Earth,Europe

    NationalityAustria

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal