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Volleyball at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Date Started: October 13, 1968
Date Finished: October 26, 1968
Events: 2

Participants: 206 (119 men and 87 women) from 12 countries
Youngest Participant: MEX Juan Manuel Durán (17 years, 163 days)
Oldest Participant: TCH Bohumil Golian (37 years, 203 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 67 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): JPN Japan and URS Soviet Union (2 medals)


There was a rule change in volleyball in 1968, in which blocks over the net were allowed with one hand. This rule would later be rescinded.