Nicaragua at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Nicaragua at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Nicaragua.svg
IOC code NCA
NOC Comité Olímpico Nicaragüense
in Atlanta
Competitors 26 (25 men and 1 woman) in 5 sports
Flag bearer Walter Martínez
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Nicaragua competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States.

Results by event

Athletics

Men's Marathon

Women's 5,000 metres

Baseball

Men's Team Competition

Nicaragua's debut performance at the Olympic baseball tournament resulted in a semifinal run for the team. They defeated Italy, Australia, South Korea, and the Netherlands in the preliminary round, losing to the three eventual medallists Cuba, Japan, and the United States. This put the Nicaraguans in fourth place for the preliminary round, setting up a semifinal match against Cuba. This game resulted in extending Cuba's winning streak to 17 games, and relegating Nicaragua to the bronze medal game, which it lost to the United States.

  • Nicaragua — 4th place (4-5)
  • Team Roster

Judo

Men's Half-Middleweight

Men's Heavyweight

Shooting

Men's Air Rifle (10 metres)

Swimming

Men's 200 Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:04.66 (→ did not advance, 36th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:06.15 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:32.11 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

See also

References

  • sports-reference
  • (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.


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