Cuba at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Cuba at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Cuba.svg
IOC code CUB
NOC Cuban Olympic Committee
in Atlanta
Competitors 164 (111 men and 53 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Rolando Tucker
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
9
Silver
8
Bronze
8
Total
25
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Cuba competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 164 competitors, 111 men and 53 women, took part in 84 events in 15 sports.[1]

Because of its relations with the United States and the trade embargo due to Fidel Castro regime, Cuban athletes were allowed to travel to Atlanta following the permission of its local NOC.

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Men's 4 × 400 m relay

Men's long jump

Men's decathlon

Men's discus throw

  • Alexis Elizalde
    • Qualification — 62.22m
    • Final — 62.70m (→ 9th place)
  • Roberto Moya
    • Qualification — 59.22m (→ did not advance)

Men's hammer throw


Women's 4x400 metres relay

Women's long jump

Women's high jump

Women's triple jump

Women's javelin throw

  • Isel Lopez
    • Qualification — 61.40m
    • Final — 64.68m (→ 4th place)
  • Xiomara Rivero
    • Qualification — 61.32m
    • Final — 64.48m (→ 5th place)
  • Odelmys Palma
    • Qualification — 62.30m
    • Final — 59.70m (→ 11th place)

Women's discus throw

Women's shot put

  • Belsis Laza
    • Qualification — 18.61m
    • Final — 18.40m (→ 10th place)
  • Yumileidis Cumba
    • Qualification — 18.55m (→ did not advance)

Women's heptathlon

Baseball

Defending gold medallist and undefeated team Cuba made its second appearance in the 1996 Olympic baseball tournament. Once again, the Cubans went undefeated, beating all seven of the other teams in the preliminary round. A semifinal victory over Nicaragua and a final win against Japan won Cuba its second gold medal in baseball and improved its Olympic win-loss record to 18-0.

Men's tournament:

  • Cuba - Gold medal.svg Gold medal (9-0)

Basketball

Women's tournament

Beach volleyball

Boxing

Men's light flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's flyweight (– 51 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 light middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's light heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's heavyweight (91 kg)

Men's super heavyweight (> 91 kg)

Cycling

Women's individual road race

  • Dania Perez
    • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Fencing

Seven fencers, four men and three women, represented Cuba in 1996.

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

Judo

Men's extra-lightweight

Men's half-lightweight

Men's middleweight

Men's half-heavyweight

Men's heavyweight


Women's extra-lightweight

Women's half-lightweight

Women's lightweight

Women's half-middleweight

Women's middleweight

Women's half-heavyweight

Women's heavyweight

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Men's 100m backstroke

Men's 200m backstroke

Men's 100m breaststroke

Men's 200m breaststroke

Volleyball

Men's indoor tournament

Women's indoor tournament

Weightlifting

Men's bantamweight

Men's lightweight

Men's middleweight

Men's middle-heavyweight

Wrestling

Men's light-flyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's flyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Men's featherweight, Greco-Roman

Men's lightweight, Greco-Roman

Men's welterweight, Greco-Roman

Men's light-heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's light-flyweight, freestyle

Men's flyweight, freestyle

Men's bantamweight, freestyle

Men's lightweight, freestyle

Men's welterweight, freestyle

Men's middleweight, freestyle

Men's heavyweight, freestyle

See also

Notes

  • (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.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-02-13.

References

  1. ^ "Cuba at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
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