Sweden at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Sweden at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC code SWE
NOC Swedish Olympic Committee
Website www.sok.se (in Swedish) (in English)
in Montreal
Competitors 116 (99 men and 17 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Jan Karlsson
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold
4
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Sweden competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 116 competitors, 99 men and 17 women, took part in 90 events in 16 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Archery

Three of Sweden's archers from the 1972 Summer Olympics returned in 1976. Anna-Lisa Berglund improved her score by 155 points, moving up 23 places in the rankings. Rolf Svensson also competed again, shooting 26 points and 5 places higher than four years before. Defending silver medallist Gunnar Jervill, however, fell to 14th place.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:48.86 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.16m
  • Final — 2.18m (→ 10th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 58.06m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Six cyclists represented Sweden in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

Seven fencers, six men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1976.

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

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Hans Lager
  • Bengt Lager
  • Gunnar Jacobson

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1976 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
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