Canada at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Canada at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Canada.svg
IOC code CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (in English) (in French)
in Montreal
Competitors 385 (261 men and 124 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Abby Hoffman
Medals
Ranked 27th
Gold
0
Silver
5
Bronze
6
Total
11
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Canada was the host nation for the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. 385 competitors, 261 men and 124 women, took part in 173 events in 23 sports.[1]

For the first and, so far, only time in Summer Olympics history, the host nation failed to obtain a gold medal.

Medalists

Canada finished in 27th position in the final medal rankings, with five silver medals and six bronze medals.

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Canada was represented by two women and two men in Montreal. It was the second time Canadians had competed in archery. Lucille Lemay became the most successful Canadian Olympic archer by taking 5th place, surpassing Donald Jackson's 6th-place finish four years earlier. Canada placed sixth in the national standings for archery.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 5.000 metres

Men's 10.000 metres

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Greg Joy
    • Qualification — 2.16m
    • Final — 2.23m (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)
  • Claude Ferragne
    • Qualification — 2.16m
    • Final — 2.14m (→ 12th place)
  • Robert Forget
    • Qualification — 2.05m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

Men's Discus Throw

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Women's Shot Put

Basketball

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Boxing

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (– 64 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Canoeing

Cycling

Eleven cyclists represented Canada in 1976.

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

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

13 fencers, 9 men and 4 women, represented Canada in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Football

Gymnastics

Handball

Men's Team Competition

Head Coach: Slobodan Misic

Women's Team Competition

Hockey

Men's Team Competition

The Men's National Team from Canada competed for the second time at the Summer Olympics. The squad finished tenth in the McGill University's Molson Stadium in Montreal.

Judo

Men's Lightweight (– 73 kg)

Men's Half-Middleweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 90 kg)

Men's Half-Heavyweight (– 100 kg)

Men's Open Class

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Canada in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • John Hawes
  • George Skene
  • Jack Alexander

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Volleyball

Men's Team Competition
Women's Team Competition

Water polo

Men's Team Competition

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
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