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Puerto Rico at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Puerto Rico competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 69 competitors, 47 men and 22 women, took part in 60 events in 16 sports.[1]

Puerto Rico at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg
IOC codePUR
NOCPuerto Rico Olympic Committee
Websitewww.copur.pr ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
in Atlanta
Competitors69 (47 men and 22 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Ivelisse Echevarría
Medals
Ranked 71st
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the fifth time the nation competed in archery at the Olympics, Puerto Rico entered one woman. She finished in last place.

Women's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 51.20 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light-Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Light-Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

  • First Round — Defeated Gurcharn Singh (India) on points (15-7)
  • Second Round — Defeated Sybrand Botes (South Africa) on points (16-7)
  • Quarterfinals — Lost to Antonio Tarver (United States) RSC-3 (01:54)

CyclingEdit

Track CompetitionEdit

Men's Points Race

  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 302.55 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 195.18 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

One female fencer represented Puerto Rico in 1996.

Women's épée

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Men's Extra-Lightweight

Men's Half-Lightweight

Men's Lightweight

Men's Half-Middleweight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SoftballEdit

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round Robin
  • Lost to United States (0:10)
  • Lost to Canada (0:4)
  • Defeated Australia (2:0)
  • Lost to PR China (0:10)
  • Lost to Chinese Taipei (2:10)
  • Lost to Japan (1:8)
  • Lost to Netherlands (0:2)
  • Semifinals
  • Did not advance → 8th place
  • Team Roster

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50m Freestyle

  • Heat – 22.61
  • Final – 22.73 (→ 8th place)

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat – 49.61
  • Final – 49.68 (→ 7th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 1:03.08 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 2:22.66 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat – 53.90
  • B-Final – 53.65 (→ 12th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 2:07.09 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 4:18.34 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 3:28.27 (→ did not advance, 16th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat – 3:52.04 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

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. ^ "Puerto Rico at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-18.