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Olympic Summer Games – 1968 in Mexico

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Malta competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico.

Mexico 1968

The high altitude where Mexico City lies, caused some problems, but still a number of records were broken. The hero of these Games was the black American Bob Boston who broke the long jump record by over 2 feet. American Dick Fosbury used a new technique for his high jump. This technique is still called the Fosbury Flop Malta was represented with one shooter, Mr. Peppi Grech who finished in the 46th place out of 52 competitors. The Chef de Mission was Mr. Louis Grasso.

Gallery from the Olympic Summer Games – 1968 in Mexico