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Sailing at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Acapulco Yacht Club, Bahía de Acapulco
Date Started: October 14, 1968
Date Finished: October 21, 1968
Format: Points awarded for placement in each race. Best six of seven scores to count for final placement.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: DEN Denmark
Bronze: GDR East Germany

Summary

The three medalists in this race crushed the opposition as, with the exception of a sixth place in race one by Denmark, by East Germany in the sixth race, and by the United States in race two, all three boats finished in the top four of all the other races. Except for those two blips, the United States and Denmark placed in the top three of all their races. The US boat won four of the last five races, finishing second in the first and fifth races, to easily take the gold medal over Denmark, with East Germany winning bronze.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal NP TP
1 United States USA Gold 6.0 17.7
2 Denmark DEN Silver 26.4 42.4
3 East Germany GDR Bronze 32.7 44.4
4 Canada CAN 64.1 83.1
5 Australia AUS 65.0 82.0
6 Sweden SWE 71.4 88.4
7 West Germany FRG 74.0 96.0
8 France FRA 81.4 104.4
9 Argentina ARG 92.0 115.0
10 Netherlands NED 94.7 122.7
11 Soviet Union URS 96.0 125.0
12 Norway NOR 99.0 124.0
13 Bermuda BER 100.0 124.0
14 Great Britain GBR 101.7 127.7
15 Greece GRE 109.0 133.0
16 Bahamas BAH 117.0 145.0
17 Portugal POR 124.0 153.0
18 Mexico MEX 126.0 152.0
19 Hong Kong HKG 135.0 163.0
20 Jamaica JAM 138.0 166.0
21 Spain ESP 148.0 176.0
22 Venezuela VEN 157.0 186.0
23 Chinese Taipei TPE 169.0 198.0