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Hungary at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Hungary at the Olympic Games

Flag of Hungary
IOC code  HUN
NOC Hungarian Olympic Committee
Website www.mob.hu (Hungarian) (English)
At the Atlanta
Competitors 212 (147 men and 65 women) in 24 sports
Flag bearer Bence Szabó (fencing)
Medals
Rank: 12
Gold
7
Silver
4
Bronze
10
Total
21
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Hungary competed at the Atlanta, United States. 212 competitors, 147 men and 65 women, took part in 145 events in 24 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Archery 2
  • Athletics 3
  • Badminton 4
  • Boxing 5
  • Canoeing 6
  • Cycling 7
  • Diving 8
  • Equestrianism 9
  • Fencing 10
  • Football 11
  • Gymnastics 12
  • Handball 13
  • Judo 14
  • Modern pentathlon 15
  • Rhythmic gymnastics 16
  • Rowing 17
  • Sailing 18
  • Shooting 19
  • Swimming 20
  • Table tennis 21
  • Tennis 22
  • Water polo 23
    • Men's Team Competition 23.1
  • Weightlifting 24
  • Wrestling 25
  • References 26

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Hungary's two veterans in Atlanta were both defeated in the first round.

Women's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 49.23 s
  • Semi Final — 48.57 s (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.82m (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — 16.04m (→ did not advance, 33rd place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 62.90 m
  • Final — 62.28 m (→ 10th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 78.34m
  • Final — 81.24m (→ Gold Medal)
  • Qualification — 73.68m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 72.58m (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result — 7755 points (→ 27th place)


Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 6336 points (→ 6th place)

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 6.73m
  • Final — 6.60m (→ 9th place)
  • Qualification — 6.02m (→ did not advance)

Women's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — NM (→ no ranking)

Women's Marathon

Women's 10 km Walk

Badminton

Boxing

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

  • First Round — Defeated John Kelman (Barbados), referee stopped contest in third round
  • Second Round — Defeated Daniel Attah (Nigeria), 14-12
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Pablo Chacón (Argentina), 7–18

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Canoeing

Cycling

Diving

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 346.74
  • Semi Final — 204.51 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 206.52 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Equestrianism

Fencing

Fifteen fencers, nine men and six women, represented Hungary in 1996.

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
Women's épée
Women's team épée

Football

Gymnastics

Handball

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Men's Individual Competition:

Rhythmic gymnastics

Rowing

Sailing

Men's Laser sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 50.43 (→ did not advance, 20th place)
  • Heat — 51.26 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:51.59 (→ did not advance, 20th place)
  • Heat — 1:52.19 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:59.36 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 56.96 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:01.84
  • B-Final — 2:02.17 (→ 12th place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:01.80
  • Final — 1:01.49 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 1:02.72
  • B-Final — scratched

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:14.66
  • Final — 2:12.57 (→ Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 2:13.89
  • Final — 2:13.03 (→ Silver Medal)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 53.69
  • B-Final — 53.48 (→ 11th place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:58.76
  • Final — 1:59.12 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat — 2:00.50
  • B-Final — 1:58.99 (→ 9th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:02.10
  • Final — 1:59.91 (→ Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 2:06.24 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:27.37
  • B-Final — DSQ
  • Heat — 4:28.05 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 4x100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:41.05
  • Final — 3:40.84 (→ 6th place)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 57.82 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 9:06.97 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:09.18
  • Final — 2:07.83 (→ Gold Medal)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:09.05
  • Final — 1:09.55 (→ 7th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:29.58
  • Final — 2:26.57 (→ Bronze Medal)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:03.61 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:17.90 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:43.09
  • Final — 4:42.53 (→ Bronze Medal)

Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:10.92 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Table tennis

Tennis

Men's Singles Competition

  • First round — Lost to Oleg Ogorodov (Uzbekistan) 5–7, 6–7

Women's Singles Competition

Water polo

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Russia (8–7)
  • Defeated Germany (9–8)
  • Defeated Netherlands (10–8)
  • Defeated Spain (8–7)
  • Defeated Yugoslavia (12–8)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Defeated Greece (12–8)
  • Semifinals
  • Lost to Spain (6–7)
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Lost to Italy (18–20) → Fourth place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
1 2 3 1 2 3
Tibor Karczag – 54 kg 107.5 107.5 107.5 DNF
Zoltán Farkas – 59 kg 130.0 132.5 132.5 140.0 145.0 150.0 280.0 8
Adrián Popa – 64 kg 130.0 135.0 137.5 167.5 172.5 172.5 307.5 5
Zoltán Kecskés – 64 kg 130.0 135.0 137.5 162.5 167.5 170.0 302.5 8
Attila Feri – 70 kg 152.5 152.5 155.0 187.5 187.5 192.5 340.0
Gábor Molnár – 70 kg 145.0 145.0 145.0 DNF
Tibor Stark + 108 kg 180.0 185.0 187.5 220.0 227.5 230.0 415.0 8

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Hungary at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
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