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Estonia at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Estonia competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States, its second entry as an independent nation since the breakup of the Soviet Union. 43 competitors, 35 men and 8 women, took part in 36 events in 13 sports.[1]

Estonia at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Estonia.svg
IOC codeEST
NOCEstonian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.eok.ee (in Estonian)
in Atlanta
Competitors43 (35 men, 8 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Jüri Jaanson
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1908–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)

Contents

ArcheryEdit

Estonia sent the same archer to its second archery competition as it had sent to the first. Raul Kivilo lost his first match, but improved his ranking by 10 places from four years earlier.

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
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Raul Kivilo Men's individual 649 36   Jose Anchondo (MEX) (51)
W 158-157
Did not advance 42

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Pavel Loskutov Marathon N/A 2:23.14 58
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Aleksander Tammert Discus Throw 59.04 25 Did not advance
Donald Sild Javelin Throw 72.54 30 Did not advance
Valeri Bukrejev Pole vault NM Did not advance
Jüri Tamm Hammer throw 73.16 26 Did not advance
Marko Turban High Jump 2.24 22 Did not advance
Combined events – Men's decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 100H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Indrek Kaseorg Result 11.40 7.26 13.11 2.07 49.03 14.53 39.46 NM DNS DNF
Points 0
Andrei Nazarov Result 11.04 NM DNS DNF
Points 0 0
Erki Nool Result 10.65 7.88 14.01 2.01 47.26 15.03 42.98 5.40 65.48 4:43.36 8543 6
Points
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jane Salumäe Marathon N/A DNF
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Virge Naeris Long Jump 6.26 27 Did not advance
Triple Jump 14.00 15 Did not advance
Eha Rünne Discus Throw 58.24 26 Did not advance

VolleyballEdit

Men's beach tournamentEdit

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Loser’s Bracket Round 1 Loser’s Bracket Round 2 Loser’s Bracket Round 3 Loser’s Bracket Round 4 Loser’s Bracket Round 5 Semifinals Final / BM
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Avo Keel
Kaido Kreen
Men's   JodardPenigaud (FRA)
L 8–15
Did not advance   KvalheimMaaseide (NOR)
L 2–15
Did not advance 17

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Hain Helde K-1 500 m 1.47,31 7 R 1.44,34 5 Did not advance 19
K-1 1000 m 3.59,13 7 R 4.08,37 5 QS 3:47.237 6 Did not advance 13

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Lauri Aus Men's road race 4:56.55 36
Jaan Kirsipuu 4:56.54 24
Raido Kodanipork 4:57.02 96
Andres Lauk 4:56.56 49
Lauri Resik DNF

TrackEdit

Women's Sprint
Athlete Event Qualifying round 1/8 final 1/8 repechage Quarter-finals Classification 5-8 Semi-finals Finals
Time Rank Opposition

Time Speed (km/h)

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Erika Salumäe Women's sprint 11.566 9   Haringa (NED)
L 12.164
  Paraskevin-Young (USA)
W 12.018
  Ballanger (FRA)
L 11.831
  Grishina (RUS)
  Wang (CHN)
  Dubnicoff (CAN)
L 12.416
Did not advance 6

Mountain bikingEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Alges Maasikmets Men's cross-country DNF

FencingEdit

Six fencers, three men and three women, represented Estonia in 1996.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
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Kaido Kaaberma Individual épée BYE   Gang Zhao (CHN)
W 15–6
  Robert Leroux (FRA)
W 15–14
  Ivan Trevejo Pérez (CUB)
L 14–15
Did not advance 7
Andrus Kajak BYE   Krisztián Kulcsár (HUN)
W 15–14
  Sandro Cuomo (ITA)
L 14–15
Did not advance 15
Meelis Loit   César González Llorens (ESP)
L 14–15
Did not advance 35
Andrus Kajak
Meelis Loit
Kaido Kaaberma
Team épée N/A   Germany (GER)
L 39–45
Classification semi-final
  United States (USA)
W 45–38
5th place final
  Hungary (HUN)
W 45–39
5
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
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Heidi Rohi Individual épée   Sandra Kenel (SUI)
W 15-14
  Katja Nass (GER)
L 12-15
Did not advance 22
Oksana Yermakova BYE   Eva Fjellerup (DEN)
W 15-14
  Gyöngyi Szalay-Horváth (HUN)
L 6–15
Did not advance 15
Maarika Võsu BYE   Leslie Marx (USA)
L 13–15
Did not advance 18
Oksana Yermakova
Maarika Võsu
Heidi Rohi
Team épée N/A   Italy (ITA)
L 38-45
Classification semi-final
  United States (USA)
W 45–38
5th place final
  Cuba (CUB)
W 45-30
5

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
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Indrek Pertelson +95 kg N/A   Rafał Kubacki (POL)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance 21

Modern pentathlonEdit

Athlete Event Shooting
(10 m air pistol)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Fencing
(épée one touch)
Riding
(show jumping)
Running
(3000 m)
Total points Final rank
Points Rank MP Points Time Rank MP points Wins Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Imre Tiidemann Men's 184 2 1144 . 3:27.86 23 1212 16 14 820 150 17 950 12:39.040 3 1288 7 5414

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jüri Jaanson Single sculls 8.10,01 5 R 8.15,25 4 Q 7.28,89 3FC 8.33,53 18

SailingEdit

Estonia competed in three events in the Sailing competition of the Sydney Olympics.

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Tõnu Tõniste
Toomas Tõniste
470 7 16 8 3 19 PMS 30 3 6 15 19 96 10
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Krista Kruuv Europe 22 25 26 23 23 20 23 26 17 22 22 197 24
Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Peter Šaraškin Laser 14 27 21 29 30 33 12 14 18 21 20 176 24

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Andrei Inešin Skeet 121 7 Did not advance
Heikki Jaansalu Trap 115 45 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Indrek Sei 50 metre freestyle 23.29 27 Did not advance
100 metre freestyle 51.19 32 Did not advance

WrestlingEdit

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Final / BM
Opposition
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Küllo Kõiv −68 kg   Félix Malal Diédhiou (SEN)
W 10–0
  Zaza Zazirov (UKR)
L 0–5
  Elshad Allahverdiyev (AZE)
W 5–1
  Ahmad Al-Osta (SYR)
W 4–1
  Yosmany Sánchez Larrudet (CUB)
L 0–6
BYE   Ahmad Al-Osta (SYR)
W 7–2
7
Arvi Aavik −100 kg   Daniel Sanchez (PUR)
W 8–0
  Konstantin Aleksandrov (KGZ)
L 0–1
  Wilfredo Morales Suárez (CUB)
L 1–3
Did not advance 12
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Final / BM
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Valeri Nikitin −68 kg   Ender Memet (ROU)
L 0–3
  Tarieli Melelashvili (GEO)
W 6–0
  Attila Repka (HUN)
W 2–0
  Yasushi Miyake (JPN)
W 6–0
  Aleksandr Tretyakov (RUS)
L 0–4
BYE   Liubal Colás Oris (CUB)
L 1–6
8
Helger Hallik −130 kg   Yogi Johl (CAN)
W 0–0
  Panagiotis Poikilidis (GRE)
L 0–3
  Sergei Mureiko (MDA)
L 0–4
Did not advance 15

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)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Estonia at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-11.

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