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Sweden at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 177 competitors, 111 men and 66 women, took part in 109 events in 22 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC code SWE
NOC Swedish Olympic Committee
Website www.sok.se (in Swedish) (in English)
in Atlanta
Competitors 177 (111 men and 66 women) in 22 sports
Flag bearer Jan-Ove Waldner
Medals
Ranked 29th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 4 2 8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

ArcheryEdit

Swedish men returned to Olympic archery with a silver medal performance by Magnus Petersson. Veteran Göran Bjerendal was defeated in the first round.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Sjöwall, Backman, and Persson → Quarterfinal, 7th place (1-1)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Petersson, Larsson, and Bjerendal → Quarterfinal, 6th place (1-1)

AthleticsEdit

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 49.54s
  • Semi Final — 48.21s
  • Final — 47.98s (→ 4th place)

Men's Marathon

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 75.24m (→ did not advance)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 71.02m (→ did not advance)


Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.90m (→ did not advance)

BadmintonEdit

Beach VolleyballEdit

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (48 kg)

  • First Round — Lost to Yosvani Aguilera (Cuba), referee stopped contest in second round

Men's Bantamweight (54 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (71 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (81 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (91 kg)

  • First Round — Defeated Young-Sam Ko (South Korea), 12-8
  • Second Round — Lost to Félix Savón (Cuba), knock-out in first round

Men's Super Heavyweight (> 91 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Jean-François Bergeron (Canada), referee stopped contest in first round
  • Quarterfinals — Lost to Wladimir Klitschko (Ukraine), referee stopped contest in first round

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Road CompetitionEdit

Men's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 1:08:52 (→ 18th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's Individual Road Race

  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 25th place)

Mountain BikeEdit

Men's Cross Country

  • Final — 2:37:17 (→ 21st place)

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 339.93 (→ did not advance, 20th place)
  • Preliminary Heat — 331.83 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 292.02
  • Semi Final — 220.29
  • Final — 269.52 (→ 8th place)

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

Two fencers, one man and one woman, represented Sweden in 1996.

Men's épée
Women's épée

FootballEdit

HandballEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Men's Individual Competition:

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 23.47 (→ did not advance, 33rd place)

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 49.91
  • Final — scratched

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:48.41
  • Final — 1:48.42 (→ 5th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:52.27
  • Final — 3:50.66 (→ 5th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 54.37 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:20.74
  • Final — 3:20.16 (→ 7th place)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 7:20.61
  • Final — 7:17.56 (→   Silver Medal)


Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 25.84
  • Final — 25.63 (→ 6th place)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 56.56
  • B-Final — 55.83 (→ 10th place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:01.13
  • B-Final — 2:01.37 (→ 11th place)
  • Heat — 2:04.39 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:03.79
  • B-Final — 1:04.15 (→ 16th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:10.69
  • B-Final — 1:11.41 (→ 16th place)
  • Heat — 1:11.58 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:31.65
  • B-Final — 2:28.87 (→ 9th place)
  • Heat — 2:33.44 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:01.01
  • B-Final — 1:00.76 (→ 9th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:16.37
  • Final — 2:17.25 (→ 8th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:45.39
  • Final — 3:44.91 (→ 5th place)

Women's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 8:13.64 (→ did not advance, 9th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:10.88 (→ did not advance, 10th place)

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

Men's Singles Competition

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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