Georgia at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Georgia competed in the Summer Olympic Games as an independent nation for the first time at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Previously, Georgian athletes competed for the Unified Team at the 1992 Summer Olympics. 34 competitors, 27 men and 7 women, took part in 39 events in 13 sports.[1]

Georgia at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Georgia (1990–2004).svg
IOC codeGEO
NOCGeorgian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.geonoc.org.ge (in Georgian and English)
in Atlanta
Competitors34 (27 men, 7 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Giorgi K'andelak'i
Medals
Ranked 68th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

MedalistsEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In its debut Olympic archery competition, Georgia sent only Unified Team-era veteran archer and quarterfinalist Khatouna Kurivichvili. In Atlanta, she was defeated in the first round.

Women's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Women's Shot Put

  • Qualification — 17.69m (→ did not advance)

BoxingEdit

Men's Lightweight (60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (63,5 kg)

Men's Welterweight (67 kg)

Men's Middleweight (75 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (91 kg)

DivingEdit

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary lane

— 191.49 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

FencingEdit

One male fencer represented Georgia in 1996.

Men's sabre

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Men's extra-lightweight (60 kg)

Men's half-lightweight (65 kg)

Men's lightweight (71 kg)

Men's half-middleweight (78 kg)

Men's middleweight (86 kg)

Men's half-heavyweight (95 kg)

Men's heavyweight (+95 kg)

Modern pentathlonEdit

Men's Individual Competition

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

Men's Light-Heavyweight

  • Final — 160.0 + 200.0 = 360.0 (→ 9th place)

WrestlingEdit

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. ^ "Georgia at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-09-14. Retrieved 2012-02-11.