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Spain competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 289 competitors, 194 men and 95 women, took part in 157 events in 22 sports.[1]

Spain at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Spain.svg
IOC codeESP
NOCSpanish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coe.es ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
in Atlanta
Competitors289 (194 men and 95 women) in 22 sports
Flag bearer Luís Doreste
Medals
Ranked 13th
Gold
5
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
17
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

ArcheryEdit

After their gold medal men's team performance four years earlier, Spain qualified only one archer for the 1996 Olympics. He lost his first match.

Men's individual competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Qualification — 13:51.55
  • Semifinal — 14:04.08
  • Final — 13:12.91 (→ 7th place)
  • Qualification — 13:57.42
  • Semifinal — 14:39.64 (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 14:16.57
  • Semifinal — 13:50.90 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400m hurdles

  • Heat — 52.23s (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 51.35s (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 50.55s (→ did not advance)

Men's 3,000 metres steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:42.75 (→ did not advance)

Men's long jump

  • Qualification — 7.64m (→ did not advance)

Men's discus throw

  • Qualification — NM (→ did not advance)

Men's decathlon

  • Final result — 8307 points (→ 2nd place)
  • Final result — 8107 points (→ 19th place)

Men's marathon

Men's 50 km walk

Men's competition


Women's 10.000 metres

  • Qualification — 32:27.05
  • Final — 31:27.07 (→ 9th place)

Women's 400m hurdles

  • Qualification — 56.53 (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 58.10 (→ did not advance)

Women's heptathlon

  • Final result — 5602 points (→ 24th place)

Women's marathon

Women's 10 km walk

Beach volleyballEdit

BoxingEdit

Men's flyweight (– 48 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Road competitionEdit

Men's individual time trial

  • Final — 1:04:05 (→   Gold medal)
  • Final — 1:04:17 (→   Silver medal)

Women's individual road race

  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 21st place)
  • Final — 02:46:27 (→ 40th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's individual time trial

  • Final — 38:55 (→ 13th place)

Track competitionEdit

Men's points race

  • Final — 17 points (→ 6th place)

Mountain bikeEdit

Men's cross-country

  • Final — 2:41:15 (→ 22nd place)

Women's cross-country

  • Final — 2:04.20 (→ 20th place)
  • Final — 2:09.17 (→ 26th place)

DivingEdit

Men's 3m springboard

  • Preliminary heat — 295.47 (→ did not advance, 31st place)
  • Preliminary heat — 208.83 (→ did not advance, 36th place)

Women's 3m springboard

  • Preliminary heat — 205.32 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 10m platform

  • Preliminary heat — 216.36 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

HockeyEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

  • Preliminary round (Group A):
  • Semifinals:
  • Final:
  • Spain — Netherlands 1-3 →   Silver medal
  • Team roster

Women's tournamentEdit

  • Preliminary round robin:
  • Spain — Australia 0-4
  • Spain — Germany 1-2
  • Spain — Argentina 0-1
  • Spain — Great Britain 2-2
  • Spain — South Korea 0-2
  • Spain — Netherlands 2-4
  • Spain — United States 0-2 (→ 8th and last place)
  • Team roster

JudoEdit

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Jorge González 50 m rifle three positions 1155 37 Did not advance
50 m rifle prone 597 6 Q 701.7 4
10 m air rifle 575 42 Did not advance
José Pérez Trap 120 13 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Cristina Antolin 50 m rifle three positions 557 38 Did not advance
10 m air rifle 386 36 Did not advance
Maria Pilar Fernandez 10 m air pistol 378 19 Did not advance
25 m pistol 578 9 Did not advance
María Quintanal Double trap 100 11 Did not advance
Gemma Usieto 90 21 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50m freestyle

  • Heat — 23.36 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Men's 100m freestyle

  • Heat — 51.20 (→ did not advance, 33rd place)

Men's 1500m freestyle

  • Heat — 15:42.40 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 100m backstroke

  • Heat — 55.36
  • Final — 55.22 (→ 4th place)

Men's 200m backstroke

  • Heat — 2:00.77
  • Final — 2:00.74 (→ 6th place)

Men's 100m breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:02.69
  • B-final — 1:03.51 (→ 15th place)

Men's 200m breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:16.05
  • B-final — 2:16.05 (→ 12th place)

Men's 200m butterfly

  • Heat — 2:02.69 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Men's 400m individual medley

  • Heat — 4:23.67
  • B-final — 4:22.47 (→ 9th place)


Women's 50m freestyle

  • Heat — 26.17
  • B-final — 26.04 (→ 11th place)
  • Heat — 26.30 (→ 22nd place)

Women's 100m freestyle

  • Heat — 57.00 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 400m freestyle

  • Heat — 4:19.45 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 800m freestyle

  • Heat — 8:50.22 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 100m backstroke

  • Heat — 1:04.41 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 200m backstroke

  • Heat — 2:18.72 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 100m breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:12.58 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Women's 200m breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:33.80 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 100m butterfly

  • Heat — 1:01.99 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 200m butterfly

  • Heat — 2:13.85
  • B-final — 2:13.05 (→ 11th place)
  • Heat — 2:13.34
  • B-final — 2:14.16 (→ 16th place)

Women's 200m individual medley

  • Heat — 2:17.67
  • B-final — 2:19.92 (→ 16th place)

Women's 400m individual medley

  • Heat — 4:45.54
  • B-final — 4:45.17 (→ 7th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay

  • Heat — 3:49.47 (→ did not advance, 14th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m medley relay

  • Heat — 4:15.63 (→ did not advance, 15th place)

TennisEdit

Men's singles competition


Women's singles competition

Water poloEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

  • Preliminary round (Group A)
  • Spain — Germany 9-3
  • Spain — Netherlands 8-7
  • Spain — Yugoslavia 7-9
  • Spain — Hungary 7-8
  • Spain — Russia 8-6
  • Quarterfinals
  • Spain — United States 5-4
  • Semifinals
  • Spain — Hungary 7-6
  • Final
  • Spain — Croatia 7-5 (→   Gold medal)
  • Team roster

WeightliftingEdit

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.
  • "Comité Olímpico Español - Atlanta 1996" (in Spanish). Comité Olímpico Español. 2003. Retrieved 2008-02-13.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spain at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19.