Switzerland at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Switzerland competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 114 competitors, 71 men and 43 women, took part in 83 events in 17 sports.[1]

Switzerland at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IOC codeSUI
NOCSwiss Olympic Association
Websitewww.swissolympic.ch (in German and French)
in Atlanta
Competitors114 (71 men and 43 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Stefan Schärer
Medals
Ranked 18th
Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Pascal Richard Cycling Men's road race
  Gold Li Donghua Gymnastics Men's pommel horse
  Gold Xeno Müller Rowing Men's single sculls
  Gold Markus Gier
Michael Gier
Rowing Men's lightweight double sculls
  Silver Thomas Frischknecht Cycling Men's mountainbike cross country
  Silver Daniela Baumer
Sabine Eichenberger
Gabi Müller
Ingrid Haralamow
Canoeing Women's K-4 500 metres
  Silver Wilhelm Melliger
Calvaro V
Equestrian Individual jumping

AthleticsEdit

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Qualification — 3:41.60 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:03.05
  • Semi Final — 3:05.36 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 51.20s (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result — 7743 points (→ 28th place)

Men's 50 km Walk


Women's 400 metres

  • Heat — 53.69 (→ did not advance)

Women's 10,000 metres

  • Qualification — 33:56.95 (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Qualification — 55.70
  • Semifinals — 55.96 (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 56.32 (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.85m (→ did not advance)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 5803 points (→ 23rd place)

Women's Marathon

BadmintonEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Road CompetitionEdit

 
Alex Zulle during the road time trial

Men's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 1:06:05 (→ 5th place)
  • Final — 1:06:33 (→ 7th place)

Women's Individual Road Race

  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 13th place)
  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 15th place)

Women's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 39:28 (→ 15th place)

Track CompetitionEdit

Men's Points Race

  • Final — 8 points (→ 17th place)

Mountain BikeEdit

Men's Cross Country

  • Final — 2:20:14 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Final — 2:32:17 (→ 14th place)

Women's Cross Country

  • Final — 1:59.11 (→ 12th place)
  • Final — 2:03.04 (→ 16th place)

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Five fencers, two men and three women, represented Switzerland in 1996.

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

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Men's Competition

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Women's 50m Freestyle

Women's 100m Freestyle

Women's 400m Freestyle

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

Men's Singles Competition


Women's Singles Competition

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2012-02-19.