Belgium at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Belgium at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC code BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (in Dutch) (in French)
in Montreal
Competitors 101 (75 men, 26 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Gaston Roelants
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Belgium competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 101 competitors, 75 men and 26 women, took part in 80 events in 16 sports.[1]

Medalists

Belgium finished in 28th position in the final medal rankings, with three silver medals and three bronze medals.

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Ivo van Damme Athletics men's 800 metres
 Silver Ivo van Damme Athletics men's 1500 metres
 Silver Michel Vaarten Cycling men's 1000 metre time trial
 Bronze Karel Lismont Athletics men's marathon
 Bronze François Mathy Equestrian individual jumping Grand Prix
 Bronze Eric Wouters
François Mathy
Edgar-Henri Cuepper
Stanny van Paesschen
Equestrian team jumping Grand Prix

Archery

In Belgium's second appearance in the modern archery competition, the nation was represented by two men, including Olympic veteran Robert Cogniaux.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 800 metres

  • Ivo Van Damme
    • Heat — 1:47.80
    • Semi Final — 1:46.00
    • Final — 1:43.86 (→ Silver Silver Medal)

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Willy Polleunis
    • Heat — 13:45.24
    • Final — 13:26.99 (→ 6th place)
  • Marc Smet
    • Heat — 13:23.76 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Marc Smet
    • Heat — 28:22.07
    • Final — 28:02.80 (→ 7th place)
  • Karel Lismont
    • Heat — 28:17.45
    • Final — 28:26.48 (→ 11th place)
  • Emiel Puttemans
    • Heat — 28:15.52
    • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Guy Moreau
    • Qualification — 2.13m (→ did not advance)
  • Bruno Brokken
    • Qualification — DNS (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

Men's Discus Throw

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Seven cyclists represented Belgium in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

Equestrian (Horse sports)

Fencing

Four fencers, one man and three women, represented Belgium in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Women's foil

Gymnastics

Hockey

Men's Team Competition

Judo

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 April 2015.

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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