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Cuba competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 164 competitors, 111 men and 53 women, took part in 84 events in 15 sports.[1]

Cuba at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Cuba.svg
IOC codeCUB
NOCCuban Olympic Committee
in Atlanta
Competitors164 (111 men and 53 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Rolando Tucker
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
9
Silver
8
Bronze
8
Total
25
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Because of its relations with the United States and the trade embargo due to Fidel Castro regime, Cuban athletes were allowed to travel to Atlanta following the permission of its local NOC.

Contents

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 4 × 400 m relay

Men's long jump

Men's decathlon

Men's discus throw

Men's hammer throw


Women's 4x400 metres relay

Women's long jump

Women's high jump

Women's triple jump

Women's javelin throw

  • Isel Lopez
    • Qualification — 61.40m
    • Final — 64.68m (→ 4th place)
  • Xiomara Rivero
    • Qualification — 61.32m
    • Final — 64.48m (→ 5th place)
  • Odelmys Palma
    • Qualification — 62.30m
    • Final — 59.70m (→ 11th place)

Women's discus throw

Women's shot put

Women's heptathlon

BaseballEdit

Defending gold medallist and undefeated team Cuba made its second appearance in the 1996 Olympic baseball tournament. Once again, the Cubans went undefeated, beating all seven of the other teams in the preliminary round. A semifinal victory over Nicaragua and a final win against Japan won Cuba its second gold medal in baseball and improved its Olympic win-loss record to 18-0.

Men's tournament:

  • Cuba -   Gold medal (9-0)

BasketballEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

Beach volleyballEdit

BoxingEdit

Men's light flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's light welterweight (– 63.5 kg)

Men's welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's light middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's light heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's heavyweight (91 kg)

Men's super heavyweight (> 91 kg)

CyclingEdit

Women's individual road race

FencingEdit

JudoEdit

Men's extra-lightweight

Men's half-lightweight

Men's middleweight

Men's half-heavyweight

Men's heavyweight


Women's extra-lightweight

Women's half-lightweight

Women's lightweight

Women's half-middleweight

Women's middleweight

Women's half-heavyweight

Women's heavyweight

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Juan Miguel Rodriguez Skeet 121 7 Did not advance
Servando Puldon 116 38 Did not advance
Alfredo Torres 119 20 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m backstroke

Men's 200m backstroke

Men's 100m breaststroke

Men's 200m breaststroke

VolleyballEdit

Men's indoor tournamentEdit

Women's indoor tournamentEdit

WeightliftingEdit

Men's bantamweight

Men's lightweight

Men's middleweight

Men's middle-heavyweight

WrestlingEdit

Men's light-flyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's flyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Men's featherweight, Greco-Roman

Men's lightweight, Greco-Roman

Men's welterweight, Greco-Roman

Men's light-heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's light-flyweight, freestyle

Men's flyweight, freestyle

Men's bantamweight, freestyle

Men's lightweight, freestyle

Men's welterweight, freestyle

Men's middleweight, freestyle

Men's heavyweight, freestyle

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  • (ed.) Watkins, Ginger T. (1997). The Official Report of the Centennial Olympic Games, Volume III The Competition Results (PDF). Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers. ISBN 1-56145-150-9. Retrieved 2008-02-13.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-02-13.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cuba at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-08.