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Romania at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Romania at the Olympic Games

Flag of Romania
IOC code  ROU
  (ROM used at these Games)
NOC Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.cosr.ro (Romanian) (English) (French)
At the Atlanta
Competitors 165 (98 men and 67 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Iulică Ruican
Medals
Rank: 14
Gold
4
Silver
7
Bronze
9
Total
20
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Atlanta, United States. 165 competitors, 98 men and 67 women, took part in 122 events in 18 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Diving 5
  • Fencing 6
  • Gymnastics 7
  • Judo 8
  • Modern pentathlon 9
  • Rhythmic gymnastics 10
  • Rowing 11
  • Sailing 12
  • Shooting 13
  • Swimming 14
  • Table tennis 15
  • Tennis 16
  • Water polo 17
    • Men's Team Competition 17.1
  • Weightlifting 18
  • Wrestling 19
  • Notes 20
  • References 21

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Qualification — 3:38.33 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 49.97s (→ did not advance)

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:31.34
  • Semifinals — 8:28.77 (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.96m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 7.88m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 58.56m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Walk


Women's 10.000 metres

  • Qualification — 31:40.16
  • Final — 31:26.46 (→ 8th place)

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Qualification — 55.42
  • Semifinals — 54.41
  • Final — 54.40 (→ 7th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 66.94m
  • Final — 59.94m (→ 10th place)

Women's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 63.00m
  • Final — 63.28m (→ 7th place)
  • Qualification — 58.10m (→ did not advance)

Women's Long Jump

  • Mihaela Gheorghiu
  • Qualification — NM (→ did not advance)

Women's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — 14.22m
  • Final — 14.21m (→ 8th place)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 5847 points (→ 22nd place)

Women's Marathon

Women's 10 km Walk

Boxing

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

  • George Olteanu

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Lost to Christophe Mendy (France), referee stopped contest in second round

Canoeing

Diving

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Heat — 281.52
  • Semi Final — 157.41
  • Final — 256.05 (→ 10th place)
  • Preliminary Heat — 233.34 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Fencing

Nine fencers, six men and three women, represented Romania in 1996.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
  • Gabriel Pantelimon
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Men's Individual Competition

Rhythmic gymnastics

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 51.14 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:50.83
  • B-Final — 1:51.46 (→ 16th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 56.73 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:08.59 (→ did not advance, 34th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 55.50 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:21.66 (→ did not advance, 10th place)

Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 26.47 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 56.27
  • B-Final — 55.98 (→ 11th place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:00.85
  • Final — 2:01.63 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat — 2:04.59 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:16.89
  • B-Final — 4:17.08 (→ 16th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:54.19 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:15.92
  • B-Final — 2:15.15 (→ 14th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:13.91 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:02.66 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:17.56 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:16.80
  • B-Final — 2:16.75 (→ 12th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:44.66
  • Final — 4:44.91 (→ 6th place)

Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 3:48.43 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Women's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 8:10.77
  • Final – 8:10.02 (→ 7th place)

Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat – 4:16.18 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Table tennis

Tennis

Women's Singles Competition

  • First round — Lost to Anke Huber (Germany) 6-2 4-6 2-6
  • First round — Lost to Jana Novotná (Czech Republic) 4-6 4-4 retired

Water polo

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Romania – Ukraine 6-6
  • Romania – Croatia 6-11
  • Romania – Greece 5-8
  • Romania – United States 5-10
  • Romania – Italy 9-10
  • Classification Matches
  • 9th/12th place: Romania – Netherlands 8-10
  • 9th/12th place: Romania – Ukraine 11-8
  • 9th/12th place: Romania – Germany 6-10 (→ Eleventh place)
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Men's 108 kg

  • Snatch — 197.5 kg
  • Clean & Jerk — 222.5 kg
  • Total — 420.0 kg (→ Bronze Medal)

Wrestling

Notes

  • (ed.) Watkins, Ginger T. (1997). The Official Report of the Centennial Olympic Games, Volume III The Competition Results (PDF). Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers.  
  • "Olympic Medal Winners".  

References

  1. ^ "Romania at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
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