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Turkey at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Turkey competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States.

Turkey at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Turkey.svg
IOC codeTUR
NOCTurkish National Olympic Committee
Websiteolimpiyat.org.tr (in English) (in Turkish)
in Atlanta
Competitors53
Medals
Ranked 19th
Gold
4
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Halil Mutlu Weightlifting Men's Flyweight (54 kg)
  Gold Naim Süleymanoğlu Weightlifting Men's Featherweight (64 kg)
  Gold Hamza Yerlikaya Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight (82 kg)
  Gold Mahmut Demir Wrestling Men's Freestyle Super Heavyweight (> 100 kg)
  Silver Malik Beyleroglu Boxing Men's Middleweight
  Bronze Akif Pirim Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Featherweight (62 kg)

Results by eventEdit

ArcheryEdit

In its fourth Olympic archery competition, Turkey's women nearly earned two medals. Elif Altınkaynak made it to the semifinals in the individual competition, and the women's team made it there in the team round. However, the semifinals were as far as any Turkish archer got, and Altankaynak and the team both lost there and in the bronze medal matches.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Altınkaynak, Nasaridze, and Ekşi → Bronze Medal Match, 4th place (2-1)

AthleticsEdit

Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result — 7575 points (→ 29th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 57.86m (→ did not advance)

Women's Marathon

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (– 63.5 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

SwimmingEdit

Men's 400m Freestyle

Men's 100m Backstroke

Men's 200m Backstroke

Men's 100m Butterfly

Men's 200m Butterfly


Women's 100m Butterfly

  • Nida Zuhal
    1. Heat — 1:04.11 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Women's 200m Butterfly

  • Nida Zuhal
    1. Heat — 2:18.46 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

WeightliftingEdit

Men's Light-Heavyweight (– 83 kg)

  • Final — 165.0 + 197.5 = 362.5 (→ 7th place)

ReferencesEdit

  • (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.