Mexico City 1968

Thin air and nevertheless good games in 2,260 m over the sea level

XIX. Olympic Summer Games
Date October 12 - 27
Participants 112 nations
5,547 athletes
(781 women)
Sports 21
Events 172
Patron President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz
Visitors 3,792,000
 
Medal Tally
# Country G S B
1 USA 45 28 34
2 USSR 29 32 30
3 Japan 11 7 7
4 Hungary 10 10 12
5 GDR 9 9 7
6 France 7 3 5
7 Czechosloavkia 7 2 4
8 FR of Germany 5 11 10
9 Australia 5 7 5
10 Great Britain 5 5 3