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Kenya competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States, from 19 July to 4 August 1996.

Kenya at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Kenya.svg
IOC codeKEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Kenya
in Atlanta
Competitors52 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Paul Tergat
Medals
Ranked 38th
Gold
1
Silver
4
Bronze
3
Total
8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Joseph Keter Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase 2 August
  Silver Pauline Konga Athletics Women's 5000 m 28 July
  Silver Paul Tergat Athletics Men's 10,000 m 29 July
  Silver Moses Kiptanui Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase 2 August
  Silver Paul Bitok Athletics Men's 5000 m 3 August
  Bronze Fred Onyancha Athletics Men's 800 m 31 July
  Bronze Stephen Kipkorir Athletics Men's 1500 m 3 August
  Bronze Erick Wainaina Athletics Men's marathon 4 August

Results and competitors by eventEdit

ArcheryEdit

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Dominic Rebelo Individual 518 64   Michele Frangilli (ITA)
L 142-166
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Jennifer Mbuta Individual 500 64   Lina Herasymenko (UKR)
L 126-156
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

MenEdit

Track and road events
Athletes Events Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Donald Onchiri 100 metres 10.66 74 Did not advance
Joseph Gikonyo 200 metres 20.88 53 Did not advance
Charles Gitonga 400 metres 45.62 15 q Did not start Did not advance
Samson Kitur 400 metres 45.39 6 Q 45.03 10 Q 45.17 9 Did not advance
Kennedy Ochieng 400 metres 45.99 26 q 45.72 24 Did not advance
Philip Kibitok 800 metres 1:45.34 4 Q N/A 1:45.58 10 Did not advance
David Kiptoo 800 metres 1:45.11 1 Q N/A 1:43.90 2 Q 1:44.19 6
Fred Onyancha 800 metres 1:46.07 13 Q N/A 1:44.02 6 q 1:42.79  
Stephen Kipkorir 1500 metres 3:36.70 4 Q N/A 3:35.29 8 Q 3:36.72  
Laban Rotich 1500 metres 3:35.88 1 Q N/A 3:33.73 5 Q 3:37.39 4
William Tanui 1500 metres 3:37.72 11 Q N/A 3:33.57 4 Q 3:37.42 5
Paul Bitok 5000 metres 13:54.45 12 Q N/A 13:27.61 2 Q 13:08.16  
Shem Kororia 5000 metres 14:02.75 22 Q N/A 13:27.50 1 Q 13:14.63 9
Tom Nyariki 5000 metres 13:51.47 3 Q N/A 14:03.21 10 Q 13:12.29 5
Paul Koech 10000 metres 28:17.48 13 Q N/A 27:35.19 6
Josphat Machuka 10000 metres 28:14.27 12 Q N/A 27:35.08 5
Paul Tergat 10000 metres 27:50.66 2 Q N/A 27:08.17  
Lameck Aguta Marathon N/A 2:22:04 52
Ezequiel Bitok Marathon N/A 2:23:03 56
Erick Wainaina Marathon N/A 2:12:44  
Gideon Biwott 400 metres hurdles 49.74 29 N/A Did not advance
Erick Keter 400 metres hurdles 49.03 18 N/A Did not advance
Barnabas Kinyor 400 metres hurdles 49.82 31 N/A Did not advance
Matthew Birir 3000 metres steeplechase 8:27.09 2 Q N/A 8:27.16 9 Q 8:17.18 4
Joseph Keter 3000 metres steeplechase 8:30.23 7 Q N/A 8:18.90 1 Q 8:07.12  
Moses Kiptanui 3000 metres steeplechase 8:30.87 10 Q N/A 8:18.91 2 Q 8:08.33  
Julius Chepkwony
Simon Kemboi
Samson Kitur
Kennedy Ochieng
Samson Yego
4 x 400 metres relay 3:02.52 5 Q N/A 3:01.73 5 Q Did not start
Justus Kavulanya 20 kilometres walk N/A 1:27:49 40
David Kimutai 20 kilometres walk N/A 1:25:01 23
Julius Sawe 20 kilometres walk N/A Disqualified
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Remmy Limo Long jump 7.46 37 Did not advance
Jacob Katonon Triple jump 16.17 28 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
Naomi Mugo 1500 metres 4:13.35 18 Q N/A 4:20.01 22 Did not advance
Lydia Cheromei 5000 metres 15:49.85 27 N/A Did not advance
Rose Cheruiyot 5000 metres 15:26.87 15 q N/A 15:17.33 8
Pauline Konga 5000 metres 15:07.01 1 Q N/A 15:03.49  
Sally Barsosio 10000 metres 31:36.00 2 Q N/A 31:53.38 10
Tegla Loroupe 10000 metres 32:28.73 16 Q N/A 31:23.22 6
Joyce Chepchumba Marathon N/A Did not finish
Selina Chirchir Marathon N/A Did not finish
Angeline Kanana Marathon N/A 2:34:19 15

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
George Maina Kinianjui Lightweight   Shin (KOR)
L RSC
Did not advance
Peter Bulinga Light-welterweight   Allalou (ALG)
L 17-3
Did not advance
Evans Ashira Welterweight   Atayev (UZB)
L 15-10
Did not advance
Peter Odhiambo Light-heavyweight   Mbongo (CMR)
L 15-6
Did not advance
Ahmed Rajab Omari Heavyweight bye   Defiagbon (CAN)
L 15-4
Did not advance

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Events Qualification Final Rank
Score Rank Score Rank
Anuj Desai 50 metre rifle prone 586 49 Did not advance 49

WeightliftingEdit

Athletes Events Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Collins Okothnyawallo -99 kg 125 25 150 25 275 25

ReferencesEdit

  • (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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2008-02-13. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-02-13.
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