Austria at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Austria competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 72 competitors, 56 men and 16 women, took part in 53 events in 15 sports.[1]

Austria at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in Atlanta
Competitors72 (56 men and 16 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Hubert Raudaschl
Medals
Ranked 57th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Wolfram Waibel Shooting Men's Air Rifle
  Bronze Theresia Kiesl Athletics Women's 1,500 metres
  Bronze Wolfram Waibel Shooting Men's Small-bore Rifle, Three Positions

AthleticsEdit

Key

  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round}}
Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Christoph Pöstinger 200 m 20.98 5 N/A Did not advance
Thomas Griesser 21.20 6 Did not advance
Werner Edler-Muhr 1500 m 3:45.02 8 Did not advance
Thomas Ebner 3:48.38 10 N/A Did not advance
Mark McKoy 110 m hurdles 13.70 2 Q 13.64 5 Did not advance
Elmar Lichtenegger 14.03 6 Did not advance
Herwig Röttl 14.08 7 Did not advance
Martin Schützenauer
Martin Lachkovics
Thomas Griesser
Christoph Pöstinger
4 × 100 m relay 39.80 4 N/A Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Theresia Kiesl 1500 m 4:09.24 1 Q 4:09.44 1 Q N/A 4:03.02  
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Lyudmila Ninova Long Jump NM Did not advance
Sigrid Kirchmann High Jump Did not start

BadmintonEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Hannes Fuchs Men's singles Bye   Robertson (GBR)
W (15–2, 15–6)
  Stuer-Lauridsen (DEN)
L (2-15, 5–15)
Did not Advance

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Road CompetitionEdit

Women's Individual Road Race

Women's Individual Time Trial

Track CompetitionEdit

Men's Points Race

Mountain BikeEdit

Men's Cross Country

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Richard Frece
    • Preliminary Heat — 365.73
    • Semi Final — 197.91 (→ did not advance, 14th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Anja Richter
    • Preliminary Heat — 266.13
    • Semi Final — 160.83
    • Final — 247.62 (→ 11th place)

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

Three fencers, all male, represented Austria in 1996.

Men's foil
Men's team foil

JudoEdit

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Hans Spitzauer Finn 4 1 10 7 11 4 5 PMS 12 12 54.0 4
Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Andreas Hagara
Florian Schneeberger
Tornado 4 3 5 6 1 7 10 13 7 13 1 44.0 4
Hubert Raudaschl
Andreas Hanakamp
Star 12 12 13 19 13 5 13 20 13 8 N/A 89.0 15

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Thomas Farnik 50 m rifle three positions 1164 13 Did not advance
50 m rifle prone 589 42 Did not advance
Dieter Grabner 10 m air rifle 588 18 Did not advance
Wolfram Waibel, Jr. 50 m rifle three positions 1170 4 Q 1269.6  
50 m rifle prone 590 39 Did not advance
10 m air rifle 596 1 Q 695.2  

SwimmingEdit

Women's 50m Freestyle

Women's 100m Freestyle

Women's 400m Freestyle

Women's 100m Breaststroke

  • Vera Lischka
    • Heat – 1:09.68
    • Final – 1:09.24 (→ 5th place)

Women's 200m Breaststroke

Women's 200m Individual Medley

Women's 400m Individual Medley

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Austria at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2012-02-05.