Ghana at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Ghana competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Boxer Tijani Moro, who won Ghana's only medal at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, carried his country's flag at the opening ceremony.[citation needed]

Ghana at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ghana.svg
IOC codeGHA
NOCGhana Olympic Committee
in Atlanta
Competitors35 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Tijani Moro
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

MenEdit

Track and road events
Athletes Events Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Eric Nkansah 100 metres 10.26 13 Q 10.24 15 Q 10.26 14 Did not advance
Emmanuel Tuffour 100 metres 10.15 5 Q 10.18 12 q 10.22 13 Did not advance
200 metres 20.85 39 Q 20.49 11 q 20.61 14 Did not advance
Albert Agyemang 200 metres 20.69 22 Q 20.87 31 Did not advance
Ibrahim Hassan 400 metres Did not finish Did not advance
Frank Boateng 110 metres hurdles 13.87 29 Did not advance
Albert Agyemang
Eric Nkansah
Christian Nsiah
Emmanuel Tuffour
Abdul Aziz Zakari
4 x 100 metres relay 39.47 15 q N/A 38.62 6 Q Did not start
Solomon Amegatcher
Abu Duah
Julius Sedame
Ahmed Ali
4 x 400 metres relay 3:05.53 18 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Andrew Owusu Long jump 7.91 16 Did not advance
Francis Dodoo Long jump 16.24 26 Did not advance

WomenEdit

Track and road events
Athletes Events Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mercy Addy 400 metres 54.92 44 Did not advance
Vida Nsiah 100 metres hurdles 13.34 34 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Alfred Tetteh Light-flyweight   Berhili (MAR)
L 10-5
Did not advance
Ashiakwei Aryee Light-middleweight bye   Cadeau (SEY)
L 18-6
Did not advance

FootballEdit

Men's TournamentEdit

Group Stage - Group C
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Mexico 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
  Ghana 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  South Korea 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
  Italy 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3


South Korea  1 – 0  Ghana
Yoon Jung-Hwan   41' (pen.) Report
Attendance: 45,946
Referee: Lennie (AUS)

Ghana  3 – 2  Italy
Sabah   15',   74'
Ahinful   63' (pen.)
Report Branca   8',   44' (pen.)
Attendance: 27,849
Referee: Garcia Aranda (ESP)

Mexico  1 – 1  Ghana
Abundis   65' Report Ebenzer   44'
Attendance: 30,237
Referee: Pereira (BRA)
Quarterfinal
Brazil  4 – 2  Ghana
Duodu   18' (o.g.)
Ronaldo   56',   62'
Bebeto   72''
Report Akonnor   23'
Aboagye   53'
Attendance: 45,257
Referee: Un-Prasert (THA)
Team roster

Table TennisEdit

Men's Singles TournamentEdit

Group Stage - Group D
Team Pld W L GW GL PW PL
  Jan-Ove Waldner (SWE) 3 3 0 6 1 148 111
  Lee Chul-Seung (KOR) 3 2 1 4 2 114 98
  Ilija Lupulesku (YUG) 3 1 2 3 4 129 120
  Isaac Opoku (GHA) 3 0 3 0 6 64 126

Men's Doubles TournamentEdit

Group Stage - Group C
Team Pld W L GW GL PW PL
  Kong Linghui / Liu Guoliang 3 3 0 6 0 126 77
  Patrick Chila / Christopher Legout 3 2 1 4 3 133 102
  Peter Karlsson / Thomas von Scheele 3 1 2 3 4 116 120
  Winifred Addy / Isaac Opoku 3 0 3 0 6 50 126

ReferencesEdit