Modern pentathlon at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Men's modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
DatesOctober 13–17, 1968
Competitors48 from 18 nations
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The modern pentathlon at the 1968 Summer Olympics was represented by two events (both for men): Individual competition and Team competition.[1] As usual in Olympic modern pentathlon, one competition was held and each competitor's score was included to the Individual competition event results table and was also added to his teammates' scores to be included to the Team competition event results table. This competition consisted of 5 disciplines:

  • Equestrian, held on October 13
  • Fencing, held on October 14
  • Shooting, held on October 15
  • Swimming, held on October 16
  • Cross-country, held on October 17

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Björn Ferm
András Balczó
Pavel Lednyov
 Soviet Union
 Hungary (HUN)
András Balczó
István Móna
Ferenc Török
 Soviet Union (URS)
Boris Onishchenko
Pavel Lednyov
Stasys Šaparnis
 France (FRA)
Raoul Gueguen
Lucien Guiguet
Jean-Pierre Giudicelli

Medal table

1 Hungary1102
2 Sweden1001
3 Soviet Union0112
4 France0011
Totals (4 entries)2226

Participating nations

A total of 48 athletes from 18 nations competed at the Mexico Games:[1]


  1. ^ a b "Modern pentathlon: 1968 Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2012-08-13.

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