Venezuela at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Venezuela competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 39 competitors, 34 men and 5 women, took part in 36 events in 12 sports.[1]

Venezuela at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Venezuela (1954–2006).png
IOC codeVEN
NOCVenezuelan Olympic Committee
Websitewww.covoficial.com.ve (in Spanish)
in Atlanta
Competitors39 in 12 sports
Flag bearer Francisco Sánchez
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Néstor Nieves 3,000 m steeplechase 8:47.34 10 Did not advance
Rubén Maza Marathon N/A 2:23:24 59
Carlos Tarazona N/A 2:32:35 89
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Yojer Medina Shot put 18.53 m 23 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Carlos Barreto Bantamweight   A Khristov (BUL)
W 9-3
  V Khadpo (THA)
L 14-6
Did not advance
Jesús Guevara Super Heavyweight   J Blocus (FRA)
L RSC-2
Did not advance

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Hussein Monsalve Men's road race 5:05:38 115
Manuel Guevara DNF
Carlos Maya
José Balaustre
Rubén Abreu

TrackEdit

Points Race
Athlete Event Points Rank
Daniela Larreal Women's points race 0 15
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Daniela Larreal Women's sprint 11.878 s
(60.61)
10 Q   O Grishina (RUS)
L
  Yang W (CHN)
  M Kasslin (FIN)
L
Did not advance

DivingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Dario Di Fazio 3 m springboard 317.04 25 Did not advance
10 m platform 307.02 25 Did not advance

FencingEdit

Four fencers, all men, represented Venezuela in 1996.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Alfredo Pérez Individual foil   V Pavlovich (RUS)
L 2–15
Did not advance
Carlos Rodríguez   M Ludwig (AUT)
L 11–15
Did not advance
Rafael Suárez   J García (ESP)
L 10–15
Did not advance
Alfredo Pérez
Carlos Rodríguez
Rafael Suárez
Team foil Did not advance 11
Carlos Bravo Individual sabre   A García (ESP)
L 15–11
Did not advance

JudoEdit

Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Katiuska Santaella Women's 52 kg Bye   M Pedulla (USA)
L
Did not advance
Xiomara Griffith Women's 61 kg   C Schutz (USA)
W
  M Vernerova (CZE)
W
  G Vandecaveye (BEL)
L
Did not advance   H Tbessi (TUN)
W
  I Kobas (TUR)
L
Did not advance 7
Francis Gómez Women's 72 kg Bye   N Galea (MLT)
W
  E Essombe (FRA)
L
Did not advance   D Luna (CUB)
L
Did not advance 9

SailingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Roland Milošević Mistral 12 30 28 47 18 26 20 33 21 155 26

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Francisco Sánchez 50 m freestyle 22.68 8 Q 22.72 7
100 m freestyle 49.59 4 Q 49.84 8
Carlos Santander 200 m freestyle 1:53.13 27 Did not advance
Ricardo Monasterio 400 m freestyle 4:00.44 25 Did not advance
1500 m freestyle 15:42.39 20 Did not advance
Francisco Sánchez 100 m butterfly 53.90 13 17
Nelson Mora 200 m butterfly 2:01.50 24 Did not advance
Diego Henao
Carlos Santander
Alejandro Carrizo
Francisco Sánchez
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:23.04 13 Did not advance
Francisco Sánchez
Carlos Santander
Diego Henao
Rafael Manzano
4×200 m freestyle relay 7:32.63 11 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Athlete Event Group Round Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Fabiola Ramos Women's singles Group E
  Chai Po Wa (HKG)
L 0–2
  A Simion (ROU)
L 0-2
  M Hooman-Kloppenburg (NED)
L 0-2
4 Did not advance

TennisEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Nicolas Pereira Singles   H Gumy (ARG)
W 6–4, 6-0
  L Paes (IND)
L 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance
Jimy Szymanski   W Black (ZIM)
L 7–6(7–4), 4–6, 3-6
Did not advance
Juan-Carlos Bianchi
Nicolas Pereira
Doubles N/A   S Iwabuchi /
T Suzuki (JPN)
L 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6-8
Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Julio César Luna Men's 91 kg 165.0 13 210 6 375 9

WrestlingEdit

Men's Freestyle
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Repechage 4 Repechage 5 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Repechage 1 Opposition
Result
Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Repechage 3 Semifinals Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Luis Varela 82 kg   L Dvorák (HUN)
L
  S Öztürk (TUR)
L
Did not advance 17
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Repechage 4 Repechage 5 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Repechage 1 Opposition
Result
Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Repechage 3 Semifinals Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
José Ochoa 48 kg   A Pavlov (BLR)
L
  M Maynard (USA)
L
Did not advance 16
Winston Santos 62 kg   H Komyshenko (UKR)
L
  M Pirim (TUR)
L
Did not advance 19
Nestor García 74 kg   M Iskandaryan (RUS)
L
  T Kornbakk (SWE)
L
Did not advance 17
Elias Marcano 82 kg   D Turlykhanov (KAZ)
L
  A Jovančević (YUG)
L
Did not advance 16
Emilio Suárez 100 kg   T Edisherashvili (RUS)
L
  J Giraldo (COL)
W
Did not advance   T Nonomura (JPN)
L
Did not advance 15

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Venezuela at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-23.

External linksEdit