Belgium at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Belgium competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 101 competitors, 75 men and 26 women, took part in 80 events in 16 sports.[1]

Belgium at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC codeBEL
NOCBelgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Websitewww.olympic.be (in Dutch and French)
in Montreal
Competitors101 (75 men, 26 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Gaston Roelants
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Belgium finished in 28th position in the final medal rankings, with three silver medals and three bronze medals.

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Ivo van Damme Athletics men's 800 metres
  Silver Ivo van Damme Athletics men's 1500 metres
  Silver Michel Vaarten Cycling men's 1000 metre time trial
  Bronze Karel Lismont Athletics men's marathon
  Bronze François Mathy Equestrian individual jumping Grand Prix
  Bronze Eric Wouters
François Mathy
Edgar-Henri Cuepper
Stanny van Paesschen
Equestrian team jumping Grand Prix

ArcheryEdit

In Belgium's second appearance in the modern archery competition, the nation was represented by two men, including Olympic veteran Robert Cogniaux.

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 800 metres

  • Ivo Van Damme
    • Heat — 1:47.80
    • Semi Final — 1:46.00
    • Final — 1:43.86 (→   Silver Medal)

Men's 5.000 metres

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Marc Smet
    • Heat — 28:22.07
    • Final — 28:02.80 (→ 7th place)
  • Karel Lismont
    • Heat — 28:17.45
    • Final — 28:26.48 (→ 11th place)
  • Emiel Puttemans
    • Heat — 28:15.52
    • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

Men's Long Jump

Men's Discus Throw

Men's 20 km Race Walk

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Seven cyclists represented Belgium in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

Equestrian (Horse sports)Edit

FencingEdit

Four fencers, one man and three women, represented Belgium in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Women's foil

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Men's Team Competition

JudoEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2015.

External linksEdit