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China at the 1996 Summer Olympics

The People's Republic of China competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 294 competitors, 111 men and 183 women, took part in 155 events in 25 sports.[1]

China at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
IOC code CHN
NOC Chinese Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.cn (in Chinese) (in English)
in Atlanta
Competitors 294 (111 men and 183 women) in 25 sports
Flag bearer Liu Yudong
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
16 22 12 50
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Republic of China (1924–1972)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Event
  Gold Wang Junxia Athletics, Women's 5000 m
  Gold Ge Fei
Gu Jun
Badminton, Women's doubles
  Gold Xiong Ni Diving, Men's 3 m springboard
  Gold Fu Mingxia Diving, Women's 3 m springboard
  Gold Fu Mingxia Diving, Women's 10 m platform
  Gold Li Xiaoshuang Gymnastics, Men's Individual all-around
  Gold Sun Fuming Judo, Women's +72 kg
  Gold Yang Ling Shooting, Men's 10 m Running Target
  Gold Li Duihong Shooting, Women's 25 m Pistol
  Gold Le Jingyi Swimming, Women's 100 m freestyle
  Gold Liu Guoliang Table Tennis, Men's singles
  Gold Liu Guoliang
Kong Linghui
Table Tennis, Men's doubles
  Gold Deng Yaping Table Tennis, Women's singles
  Gold Deng Yaping
Qiao Hong
Table Tennis, Women's doubles
  Gold Tang Ningsheng Weightlifting, Men's 59 kg
  Gold Zhan Xugang Weightlifting, Men's 70 kg
  Silver He Ying Archery, Women's Individual Competition
  Silver Wang Junxia Athletics, Women's 10000 m
  Silver Sui Xinmei Athletics, Women's Shot put
  Silver Dong Jiong Badminton, Men's singles
  Silver Yu Zhuocheng Diving, Men's 3 m springboard
  Silver Chen Yufeng
Fan Yunjie
Gao Hong
Liu Ailing
Liu Ying
Shi Guihong
Shui Qingxia
Sun Qingmei
Sun Wen
Wang Liping
Wei Haiying
Wen Lirong
Xie Huilin
Yu Hongqi
Zhao Lihong
Zhong Honglian
Football, Women's team competition
  Silver Li Xiaoshuang Gymnastics, Men's Floor exercise
  Silver Li Xiaoshuang
Fan Bin
Fan Hongbin
Huang Huadong
Huang Liping
Shen Jian
Zhang Jinjing
Gymnastics, Men's team competition
  Silver Mo Huilan Gymnastics, Women's Vault
  Silver Bi Wenjing Gymnastics, Women's Uneven bars
  Silver Xiuyun Zhang
Cao Mianyin
Rowing, Women's Double Sculls
  Silver Wang Yifu Shooting, Men's 10 m Air Pistol
  Silver Xiao Jun Shooting, Men's 10 m Running Target
  Silver Wei Qiang
Tao Hua
Xu Jian
Zhang Chunfang
Yan Fang
Wang Ying
An Zhongxin
Wang Lihong
Chen Hong
He Liping
Lei Li
Liu Xuqing
Liu Yaju
Ma Ying
Ou Jingbai
Sarah Ford
Softball, Women's team competition
  Silver Le Jingyi Swimming, Women's 50 m freestyle
  Silver Liu Limin Swimming, Women's 100 m butterfly
  Silver Le Jingyi
Chao Na
Nian Yun
Shan Ying
Swimming, Women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay
  Silver Wang Tao Table Tennis, Men's singles
  Silver Wang Tao
Lü Lin
Table Tennis, Men's doubles
  Silver Liu Wei
Qiao Yunping
Table Tennis, Women's doubles
  Silver Yawen Lai
Yong-Mei Cui
Wenli Pan
Ziling Wang
Yue Sun
Yan Li
Qi He
Xiaoning Liu
Yongmei Wu
Yunying Zhu
Wang Lina
Yi Wang
Volleyball, Women's team competition
  Silver Zhang Xiangsen Weightlifting, Men's 56 kg
  Bronze Wang Yan Athletics, Women's 10 km walk
  Bronze Qin Yiyuan
Tang Yongshu
Badminton, Women's doubles
  Bronze Liu Jianjun
Sun Man
Badminton, Mixed doubles
  Bronze Xiao Hailiang Diving, Men's 10 metre platform
  Bronze Fan Bin Gymnastics, Men's Horizontal bar
  Bronze Wang Xianbo Judo, Women's 66 kg
  Bronze Zhang Bing Shooting, Men's Double Trap
  Bronze Chen Yan
Han Xue
Cai Huijue
Shan Ying
Swimming, Women's 4 × 100 m medley relay
  Bronze Lin Li Swimming, Women's 200 m IM
  Bronze Qiao Hong Table Tennis, Women's singles
  Bronze Xiao Jiangang Weightlifting, Men's 64 kg
  Bronze Sheng Zetian Wrestling, Men's 57 kg Greco-Roman

ArcheryEdit

The People's Republic of China sent three men and three women to Atlanta for archery. As usual, the Chinese women were the more successful squad, with He Ying winning a silver medal. They went a combined 9-3 in individual competition as opposed the men's 1-3 record. They also won their first team match before being defeated.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

  • Tang Hua → Round of 32, 23rd place (1-1)
  • Luo Hengyu → Round of 64, 36th place (0-1)
  • Shen Jun → Round of 64, 40th place (0-1)

Women's Team Competition:

  • He, Wang, and Yang → Quarterfinal, 6th place (1-1)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Tang, Luo, and Shen → Round of 16, 12th place (0-1)

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Long Jump

  • Huang Geng
    • Qualification — 8.12 m
    • Final — 7.99 m (→ 9th place)
  • Chen Jing
    • Qualification — 7.70 m (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Zou Sixin
    • Qualification — 16.53 m (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Li Shaojie
    • Qualification — 60.20 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Zhang Lianbiao
    • Qualification — 79.88 m
    • Final — 80.96 m (→ 11th place)


Women's 400 metres

  • Du Xiujie
    • Heat — 53.95 (→ did not advance)

Women's 10,000 metres

  • Wang Junxia
    • Qualification — 32:36.53
    • Final — 31:02.58 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Wang Mingxia
    • Qualification — 32:10.26
    • Final — 32:38.98 (→ 15th place)
  • Yang Siju
    • Qualification — 32:22.77
    • Final — 33:15.29 (→ 19th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Li Lei
    • Qualification — 61.48 m
    • Final — 60.74 m (→ 8th place)

Women's Discus Throw

  • Xiao Yanling
    • Qualification — 65.10m
    • Final — 64.72m (→ 5th place)

Women's Shot Put

  • Sui Xinmei
    • Qualification — 19.36m
    • Final — 19.88m (→   Silver Medal)
  • Li Meisu
    • Qualification — 18.39m (→ did not advance)
  • Huang Zhihong
    • Qualification — did not start (→ did not advance)

Women's Triple Jump

Women's Marathon

Women's 10 km Walk

BadmintonEdit

BasketballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Women's Individual Road Race

Women's Mountainbike Cross Country

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Xiong Ni
    • Preliminary Heat — 463.02
    • Semi Final — 231.45
    • Final — 470.01 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Yu Zhuocheng
    • Preliminary Heat — 438.93
    • Semi Final — 223.41
    • Final — 467.52 (→   Silver Medal)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Fu Mingxia
    • Preliminary Heat — 284.28
    • Semi Final — 221.49
    • Final — 326.19 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Tan Shuping
    • Preliminary Heat — 212.49 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Fu Mingxia
    • Preliminary Heat — 329.25
    • Semi Final — 179.94
    • Final — 341.64 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Guo Jingjing
    • Preliminary Heat — 315.39
    • Semi Final — 177.30
    • Final — 269.91 (→ 5th place)

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

  • Li Xiaoshuang
    • Gold Medal, Individual All-around, China's first in this category

HandballEdit

JudoEdit

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SoftballEdit

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Zhao Lifeng
    1. Heat – 51.70 (→ did not advance, 40th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Zhao Yi
    1. Heat – 57.17 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Zeng Qiliang
    1. Heat – 1:02.26
    2. Final – 1:02.01 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Wang Yiwu
    1. Heat – 1:02.26 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Le Jingyi
    1. Heat – 25.10
    2. Final – 24.90 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Shan Ying
    1. Heat – 25.71
    2. Final – 25.70 (→ 7th place)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Le Jingyi
    1. Heat – 54.90
    2. Final – 54.50 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Shan Ying
    1. Heat – 56.10
    2. B-Final – 55.74 (→ 9th place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Chen Yan
    1. Heat – 2:03.32
    2. B-Final – scratched
  • Shan Ying
    1. Heat – 2:04.29 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Chen Yan
    1. Heat – 4:22.55 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Pu Yiqi
    1. Heat – 8:45.32 (→ did not advance, 12th place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Chen Yan
    1. Heat – 1:02.62
    2. Final – 1:02.50 (→ 5th place)
  • He Cihong
    1. Heat – 1:05.87 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Chen Yan
    1. Heat – 2:14.74
    2. B-Final – 2:14.37 (→ 11th place)
  • Wu Yanyan
    1. Heat – 2:20.89 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Han Xue
    1. Heat – 1:10.40
    2. B-Final – 1:09.90 (→ 11th place)
  • Yuan Yuan
    1. Heat – 1:11.65 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Lin Li
    1. Heat – 2:30.64
    2. B-Final – 2:33.45 (→ 16th place)
  • Yuan Yuan
    1. Heat – 2:33.89 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Liu Limin
    1. Heat – 1:00.18
    2. Final – 59.14 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Cai Huijue
    1. Heat – 1:00.89
    2. Final – 1:00.46 (→ 7th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Qu Yun
    1. Heat – 2:11.35
    2. Final – 2:10.26(→ 4th place)
  • Liu Limin
    1. Heat – 2:13.12
    2. Final – 2:10.70 (→ 5th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Lin Li
    1. Heat – 2:16.31
    2. Final – 2:14.74 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Wu Yanyan
    1. Heat – 2:16.55
    2. B-Final – 2:16.61 (→ 10th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Chen Yan
    1. Heat – 4:53.87 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Wu Yanyan
    1. Heat – 4:54.07 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

Women's Singles Competition

VolleyballEdit

Women's Indoor Team CompetitionEdit

WeightliftingEdit

Men's 108 kg

  • Cui Wenhua
    • Snatch — 190.0 kg
    • Clean & Jerk — 215.0 kg
    • Total — 405.0 kg (→ 5th place)

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "China at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 

External linksEdit