British Honduras at the 1968 Summer Olympics
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British Honduras (now Belize) competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. Seven competitors, all men, took part in six events in four sports.
|Belize at the|
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of British Honduras
(HBR used at these Games)
|NOC||Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association|
|in Mexico City|
|Competitors||7 in 4 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Some speculated that the Tlatelolco massacre would discourage British Honduras's participation in the Games, but the British Honduran athletes persevered. They won no medals, however.
- Track & road events
|Colin Thurton||200 m||22.14||7||Did not advance|
- Field events
|Owen Meighan||Long jump||6.06||34||Did not advance|
Two cyclists represented Belize in 1968.
- Track cycling
Ranks given are within the heat.
|Cyclist||Event||First round||First repechage||Second round||Eighthfinals||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Final|
|Kenneth Sutherland||Sprint||Unknown||3 r||Unknown||2||Did not advance|
|Denfield McNab||Individual pursuit||6:12.96||28||Did not advance|
Two male shooters represented Belize in 1968.
|Robert Hulse||50 m rifle, prone||584||63|
|Athlete||Event||Press||Snatch||Clean & Jerk||Total||Rank|
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