Men's Discus throw - Athletics
Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics

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Men's Discus throw 1968
Al OerterUSA64,78OR
Lothar MildeGDR63,08
Ludvik DanekTCH62,92
4. Hartmut LoschGDR62,12
5. Jay SilvesterUSA61,78
6. Gary CarlsenUSA59,46
7. Edmund PiatkowskiPOL59,40
8. Ricky BruchSWE59,28
9. Hein-Direck NeuFRG58,66
10. Günter SchaumburgGDR58,62
11. Ferenc TeglaHUN58,36
12. Robin TaittNZL57,68
1. Jay SilvesterUSA63,34OR
2. Hartmut LoschGDR60,40q
3. Lothar MildeGDR60,36q
3. Gary CarlsenUSA60,36q
5. Günter SchaumburgGDR60,14q
6. Al OerterUSA59,36q
7. Ludvik DanekTCH59,34q
8. Ricky BruchSWE59,08q
9. Hein-Direck NeuFRG58,56q
10. Ferenc TeglaHUN58,50q
11. Edmund PiatkowskiPOL58,24q
12. Guram GudashviliURS57,48
13. George PuceCAN57,34
14. Jens ReimersFRG54,02
1. Robin TaittNZL58,88q
2. Namakoro NiareMLI56,60
3. Janos FaragoHUN56,00
4. Denis Segui KragbeCIV55,24
5. Lech GajdzinskiPOL54,92
6. Jalal KeshmiriIRI53,96
7. Klaus-Peter HennigFRG53,80
8. Heimo ReinitzerAUT53,52
9. Modesto Mederos LopezCUB52,30
10. William TancredGBR51,74
11. Edy HubacherSUI51,70
12. Rolando MendozaNCA39,62
13. Mauricio JubisESA36,18

Men's Discus throw - Athletics - Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes competed in a qualifying round followed by the final. Top twelve and ties in the qualifying round and all those reaching the announced qualification limit advanced to the final. In the final all finalists were given three tries. The top eight were then given three more.

Event facts: Men's Discus throw competition was held at the Estadio Olimpico Universitario and 27 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's Discus throw - Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics - are based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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