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Games of the XIX Olympiad
Host city Mexico City, Mexico
Events 172 in 20 sports
Opening ceremony October 12
Closing ceremony October 27
Stadium w:Estadio Olímpico Universitario

The 1968 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were held in Mexico City in October 1968. The 1968 Games were the first Olympic Games hosted by a developing country, and the first Games hosted by a Spanish-speaking country.

See Also

  • Logos - A collection of logos featuring this event.
  • Mascots - The official mascots of this Olympics'.
  • Torch - Information about this Olympics' torch.


Preceded by
Grenoble 1968
Olympics
1968
Succeeded by
Sapporo 1972
Preceded by
Tokyo 1964
Summer Olympics
1968
Succeeded by
Munich 1972


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