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Belarus at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Belarus competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time as an independent nation at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Previously, Belarusian athletes competed for the Unified Team at the 1992 Summer Olympics. 157 competitors, 91 men and 66 women, took part in 115 events in 19 sports.[1]

Belarus at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg
IOC code BLR
NOC Belarus Olympic Committee
Website www.noc.by (in Russian) (in English)
in Atlanta
Competitors 157 (91 men, 66 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Igor Astapkovich
Medals
Ranked 37th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 6 8 15
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Poland (1924–1936)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

  GoldEdit

  SilverEdit

  BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In its debut Olympic archery competition, Belarus was represented by two women. Their combined record was 4-2 as Olga Yakusheva made it to the quarterfinals before being defeated.

Women's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's Decathlon

Men's Pole Vault

  • Dmitriy Markov
    • Qualification — 5.60m
    • Final — 5.86m (→ 6th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

Men's Shot Put

Men's Discus Throw

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk


Women's 400m Hurdles

Women's Long Jump

Women's High Jump

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Heptathlon

Women's Marathon

Women's 10 km Walk

BadmintonEdit

BoxingEdit

Men's Lightweight (60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (63,5 kg)

Men's Welterweight (67 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (91 kg)

Men's Super Heavyweight (> 91 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Women's Individual Road Race

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Andrey Semenyuk
    • Preliminary Heat — 385.32
    • Semi Final — 202.23
    • Final — 393.33 (→ 10th place)
  • Vyacheslav Khamulkin
    • Preliminary Heat — 331.86 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Svetlana Alekseyeva
    • Preliminary Heat — 246.27
    • Semi Final — 200.37 (→ did not advance, 14th place)

FencingEdit

One male fencer represented Belarus in 1996.

Men's épée

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50m Freestyle

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 1500m Freestyle

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Breaststroke


Women's 50m Freestyle

Women's 100m Freestyle

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Inga Borodich
    1. Heat – 2:05.85 (→ did not advance, 33rd place)

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Women's 100m Butterfly

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

Women's Singles Competition

WeightliftingEdit

Men's Bantamweight

Men's Middleweight

Men's Middle-Heavyweight

Men's Heavyweight I

Men's Heavyweight II (– 108 kg)

  • Vladimir Yemelyanov
    • Snatch — 187.5 kg
    • Clean & Jerk — 220.0 kg
    • Total — 407.5 kg (→ 4th place)
  • Gennady Shchekalo
    • Snatch — 175.0 kg
    • Clean & Jerk — no mark
    • Total — no mark (→ no ranking)

Men's Super-Heavyweight (+ 108 kg)

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belarus at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 

External linksEdit