Italy at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC code ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (in Italian)
in Montreal
Competitors 210 (183 men, 27 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Klaus Dibiasi
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold
2
Silver
7
Bronze
4
Total
13
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Italy competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 210 competitors, 183 men and 27 women, took part in 122 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Competing for the second time in archery at the Olympics, Italy won its first medal (a bronze) in the sport. The medal was won by Giancarlo Ferrari, one of two Italian men who had competed four years before. Sante Spigarelli, the other, also improved his rank drastically in 1976. For the first time, Italian women competed in Olympic archery, taking 12th and 19th place.

Women's Individual Competition

Men's Individual Competition

Athletics

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.21
  • Semi Final — 1:46.95
  • Final — 1:48.39 (→ 8th place)

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Heat — 13:52.40 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4x100 metres Relay

  • Heat — 39.35s
  • Semi Final — 39.39s
  • Final — 39.08s (→ 6th place)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.16m
  • Final — 2.18m (→ 6th place)
  • Qualification — 2.05m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.05m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Heat — 7.48m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 62.26m
  • Final — 55.86m (→ 15th place)
  • Qualification — 59.06m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Basketball

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B):
  • Lost to United States (86-106)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (79-69)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (87-88)
  • Defeated Puerto Rico (95-81)
  • Classification Matches:
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated Australia (79-72)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Czechoslovakia (98-75) → Fifth place
  • Team Roster

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Fourteen cyclists represented Italy in 1976.

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

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

18 fencers, 13 men and 5 women, represented Italy in 1976.

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

Gymnastics

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Daniele Masala
  • Pierpaolo Cristofori
  • Mario Medda

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Men's Competition

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:43.39 (→ 8th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Final — 3:52.92 (→ 7th place)

Women's Competition

Volleyball

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Lost to Brazil (2-3)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Lost to Czechoslovakia (0-3)
  • 7th/8th place: Lost to Brazil (0-3) → 8th place
  • Team Roster

Water polo

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 23 May 2015. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 

External links

  • Italy at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games
  • Media related to Italy at the 1976 Summer Olympics at Wikimedia Commons
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