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Colombia at the 1968 Summer Olympics


Colombia competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

Results by event

Athletics

'''Men's 100 metres

Jimmy Sierra

* Round 1 — 10.8 s

Men's 200 metres Pedro Grajales

* Round 1 — 21.0 s

Men's 400 metres Pedro Grajales

* Round 1 — 46.7 s

* Round 2 — 46.5 s

Men's 10,000 metres

Alvaro Mejia — 30:10.6 min ( 10th place)

Men's 10,000 metres

Hernan Barreneche — DNS ( no ranking)

Men's 110 metres hurdles Hernando Arrechea

* Round 1 — 14.0 s

Cycling

1000 metres time trial

Jorge Hernandez — 1:09.24 min ( 25th place)

Sprint Jaime Galeano

* Round 1 — 2nd in heat ( advanced to repechage)

* Repechage — 3rd in heat ( did not advance)

Hector Urrego

* Round 1 — 2nd in heat ( advanced to repechage)

* Repechage — 3rd in heat ( did not advance)

Individual pursuit Martin Rodriguez

* Qualification — 4:45.38 min

Team pursuit Luis Saldarriaga, Mario Vanegas, Severo Hernandez, Martin Rodriguez

* Qualification — 4:31.98 min ( did not advance)

Road race

Martin Rodriguez — 4:43:58.49 hrs ( 9th place)

Alvaro Pachon — 4:44:13.10 hrs ( 15th place)

Pedro Sanchez — 4:46:37.94 hrs ( 30th place)

Miguel Samaca — DNF ( no ranking)

Diving

Men's 3 metre springboard

Roque Barjum ( 24th place)

Women's 3 metre springboard

Martha Manzano ( 22nd place)

Men's 10 metre platform

Diego Henao ( 32nd place)

Football (soccer)

Men's team competition Preliminary round (Group A)

* Colombia – Mexico 0-1

* Colombia – Guinea 2-3

* Colombia – France 2-1

* 3rd in group, did not advance

Team roster

* ( 1.) Otoniel Quintana

* ( 2.) Gabriel Hernandez

* ( 3.) Luis Soto

* ( 4.) Oscar Munoz

* ( 5.) Dario Lopez

* ( 6.) Joaquin Pardo

* ( 7.) Pedro Ospina

* ( 8.) German Gonzalez

* ( 9.) Alfredo Arango

* (10.) Norman Ortiz

* (11.) Gustavo Santa

* (12.) Ramiro Viafara

* (13.) Alberto Escobar

* (14.) Gabriel Berdugo

* (15.) Javier Tamayo

* (16.) Alfonso Jaramillo

* (17.) Fabio Mosquera

Swimming

Men's 100 metres freestyle Federico Sicard

* Heats — 59.0 s

Ricardo Gonzalez

* Heats — 57.0 s

Women's 100 metres freestyle Patricia Olano

* Heats — 1:05.3 min

Men's 200 metres freestyle Federico Sicard

* Heats — 2:11.1 min

Ricardo Gonzalez

* Heats — 2:05.8 min

Julio Arango

* Heats — 2:03.1 min

Women's 200 metres freestyle Patricia Olano

* Heats — 2:25.1 min

Men's 400 metres freestyle Julio Arango

* Heats — 4:25.8 min

Women's 400 metres freestyle Patricia Olano

* Heats — 5:01.8 min

Olga De Angulo

* Heats — 5:08.6 min

Women's 800 metres freestyle Patricia Olano

* Heats — 10:44.1 min

Olga De Angulo

* Heats — 10:40.5 min

Men's 1500 metres freestyle Julio Arango

* Heats — 11:53.1 min

Tomas Becerra

* Heats — DNS ( no ranking)

Men's 100 metres breaststroke Ivan Gonima

* Heats — 1:15.1 min

Men's 200 metres breaststroke Ivan Gonima

* Heats — 2:45.0 min

Men's 100 metres butterfly Tomas Becerra

* Heats — 1:02.2 min

Women's 100 metres butterfly Carmen Gomez

* Heats — 1:14.7 min

Men's 200 metres butterfly Tomas Becerra

* Heats — 2:16.8 min

Women's 200 metres butterfly Carmen Gomez

* Heats — 2:44.7 min

Women's 200 metres individual medley Nelly Syro

* Heats — 2:55.7 min

Olga De Angulo

* Heats — 2:48.7 min

Men's 400 metres individual medley Tomas Becerra

* Heats — 5:09.7 min

Women's 400 metres individual medley Olga De Angulo

* Heats — 6:00.6 min

Patricia Olano

* Heats — 5:52.6 min

Nelly Syro

* Heats — 6:13.1 min

Men's 4x100 metres freestyle relay Julio Arango, Federico Sicard, Tomas Becerra, Ricardo Gonzalez

* Heats — 3:51.5 min

Men's 4x200 metres freestyle relay''' Tomas Becerra, Federico Sicard, Ricardo Gonzalez, Julio Arango

* Heats — 8:26.7 min

See also

Sports in Colombia

References

Official Olympic Reports

* Part Three: Results

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