Sweden at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 116 competitors, 99 men and 17 women, took part in 90 events in 16 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Montreal
Competitors116 (99 men and 17 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Jan Karlsson
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold
4
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

ArcheryEdit

Three of Sweden's archers from the 1972 Summer Olympics returned in 1976. Anna-Lisa Berglund improved her score by 155 points, moving up 23 places in the rankings. Rolf Svensson also competed again, shooting 26 points and 5 places higher than four years before. Defending silver medallist Gunnar Jervill, however, fell to 14th place.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:48.86 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.16m
  • Final — 2.18m (→ 10th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 58.06m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Six cyclists represented Sweden in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Seven fencers, six men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Women's foil

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Hans Lager
  • Bengt Lager
  • Gunnar Jacobson

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1976 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 12 April 2015.