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Sweden at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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

  • (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 2008-02-05.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)

ReferencesEdit

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