Canada at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Canada was the host nation for the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, held from 17 July to 1 August 1976. 385 competitors, 261 men and 124 women, took part in 173 events in 23 sports.[1]

Canada at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
IOC codeCAN
NOCCanadian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ca (in English and French)
in Montreal. Canada
July 17–August 1, 1976
Competitors385 (261 men and 124 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Abby Hoffman
Medals
Ranked 27th
Gold
0
Silver
5
Bronze
6
Total
11
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

For the first and, so far, only time in Summer Olympics history, the host nation failed to obtain a gold medal.

MedalistsEdit

Canada finished in 27th position in the final medal rankings, with five silver medals and six bronze medals.

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver Clay Evans
Gary MacDonald
Steve Pickell
Graham Smith
Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay 22 July
  Silver Cheryl Gibson Swimming Women's 400 metre individual medley 24 July
  Silver Michel Vaillancourt Equestrian Individual jumping 27 July
  Silver John Wood Canoeing Men's C-1 500 metres 30 July
  Silver Greg Joy Athletics Men's high jump 31 July
  Bronze Robin Corsiglia
Wendy Hogg
Anne Jardin
Susan Sloan
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metre medley relay 18 July
  Bronze Shannon Smith Swimming Women's 400 metre freestyle 20 July
  Bronze Nancy Garapick Swimming Women's 100 metre backstroke 21 July
  Bronze Becky Wiber Swimming Women's 400 metre individual medley 24 July
  Bronze Nancy Garapick Swimming Women's 200 metre backstroke 25 July
  Bronze Gail Amundrud
Barbara Clark
Anne Jardin
Becky Wiber
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay 25 July

ArcheryEdit

Canada was represented by two women and two men in Montreal. It was the second time Canadians had competed in archery. Lucille Lemay became the most successful Canadian Olympic archer by taking 5th place, surpassing Donald Jackson's 6th-place finish four years earlier. Canada placed sixth in the national standings for archery.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 5.000 metres

Men's 10.000 metres

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Greg Joy
    • Qualification — 2.16m
    • Final — 2.23m (→   Silver Medal)
  • Claude Ferragne
    • Qualification — 2.16m
    • Final — 2.14m (→ 12th place)
  • Robert Forget
    • Qualification — 2.05m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

Men's Discus Throw

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Women's Shot Put

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (– 64 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Eleven cyclists represented Canada in 1976.

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

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

13 fencers, 9 men and 4 women, represented Canada in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

Men's Team Competition

Head Coach: Slobodan Misic

Women's Team Competition

HockeyEdit

Men's Team Competition

The Men's National Team from Canada competed for the second time at the Summer Olympics. The squad finished tenth in the McGill University's Molson Stadium in Montreal.

JudoEdit

Men's Lightweight (– 73 kg)

Men's Half-Middleweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 90 kg)

Men's Half-Heavyweight (– 100 kg)

Men's Open Class

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Canada in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • John Hawes
  • George Skene
  • Jack Alexander

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

VolleyballEdit

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Water poloEdit

Men's Team Competition

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-04-02.