Argentina at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Argentina at the Olympic Games

Flag of Argentina
IOC code  ARG
NOC Comité Olímpico Argentino
Website www.coarg.org.ar (Spanish)
At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta
Competitors 178 (131 men and 47 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Carolina Mariani
Medals
Rank: 54
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Argentina competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 178 competitors, 131 men and 47 women, took part in 101 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver national football team, ArgentinaArgentina national football team
Matías Almeyda   Hernán Crespo   Ariel Ortega
Roberto Ayala   Marcelo Delgado   Pablo Paz
Christian Bassedas   Marcelo Gallardo   Mauricio Pineda
Carlos Bossio   Claudio López   Roberto Sensini
Pablo Cavallero   Gustavo López   Diego Simeone
José Chamot   Hugo Morales   Javier Zanetti
Football Men's competition August 3
 Silver Espínola, CarlosCarlos Espínola Sailing Men's Mistral
 Bronze Chacón, PabloPablo Chacón Boxing Featherweight August 4

Athletics[edit]

Men
Athlete Events Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Andrés Charadia Hammer 65.26 17 N/A Did not advance
Carlos Gats 100 m 10.57 3 Did not advance
200 m 20.82 4 Q 20.84 7 Did not advance
Marcelo Pugliese Discus 56.72 29 N/A Did not advance
Antonio Silio Marathon N/A Did not finish
Women
Athlete Events Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Andrea Ávila Long jump 6.00 31 N/A Did not advance
Griselda González Marathon N/A 2:35:12 19
Liliana Martinelli Discus 55.68 35 N/A Did not advance
Marta Orellana 800 m 2:04.99 N/A Did not advance

Basketball[edit]

Squad
Argentina Men's National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
PF 4 Nicola, Marcelo 25 – (1971-05-12)12 May 1971 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) Tau Cerámica Spain
PG 5 Farabello, Daniel 22 – (1973-10-18)18 October 1973 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Andino Argentina
PF 6 Villar, Luis 29 – (1967-03-15)15 March 1967 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Boca Juniors Argentina
SF 7 de la Fuente, Esteban 27 – (1968-11-18)18 November 1968 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Quilmes (MdP) Argentina
SF 8 Michel, Ernesto 25 – (1970-10-12)12 October 1970 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Gimnasia (CR) Argentina
PG 9 Milanesio, Marcelo 31 – (1965-02-11)11 February 1965 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Atenas Argentina
SG 10 Espil, Juan 28 – (1968-01-05)5 January 1968 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Atenas Argentina
PF 11 Osella, Diego 26 – (1969-09-14)14 September 1969 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Atenas Argentina
C 12 Oberto, Fabricio 21 – (1975-03-21)21 March 1975 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Atenas Argentina
SF 13 Racca, Jorge 24 – (1971-09-04)4 September 1971 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Olimpia (VT) Argentina
SF 14 Pérez, Esteban 27 – (1969-03-26)26 March 1969 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Peñarol (MdP) Argentina
C 15 Wolkowyski, Rubén 22 – (1973-09-30)30 September 1973 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Quilmes (MdP) Argentina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Preliminary Round (Group A)
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 United States 5 0 522 345 +177 10
 Lithuania 3 2 427 354 +73 8 1W–0L
 Croatia 3 2 422 386 +36 8 0W–1L
 China 2 3 360 502 –142 7 1W–0L
 Argentina 2 3 351 396 –45 7 0W–1L
 Angola 0 5 280 379 –99 5
July 20
United States  96–68  Argentina
Pts: Robinson 18
Rebs: Hardaway 5
Asts: Hardaway, Hill 5
Pts: Espil 27
Rebs: Nicola 4
Asts: Milanesio 7

Referees: Gennaro Colucci (ITA),
Stylianis Koukouleikidis (GRE)
July 22
Argentina  65–61  Lithuania
Pts: Espil 25
Rebs: Espil 6
Asts: Milanesio 6
Pts: Sabonis 30
Rebs: Sabonis 11
Asts: Marčiulionis 8

Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN)
Juan Figueroa (PUR)
July 24
China  87–77  Argentina
Pts: Zheng, Hu 22
Rebs: Zheng 9
Asts: Li 5
Pts: Espil 25
Rebs: Espil 5
Asts: Milanesio 8

Referees: Robert Barnett (AUS)
Roman Ryzhyk (UKR)
July 26
Argentina  75–90  Croatia
Pts: Espil 17
Rebs: Osella 6
Asts: Milanesio 5
Pts: Komazec 28
Rebs: Kukoč 8
Asts: Kukoč 7

Referees: José Piovesan Neto (BRA)
Pascal Dorizon (FRA)
July 28
Argentina  66–62  Angola
Pts: Espil 21
Rebs: Villar 6
Asts: Osella 4
Pts: Dias 17
Rebs: Dias, Moreira 7
Asts: Ucuahamba 4

Referees: Wieslaw Zych (POL)
Kyoung Chong (KOR)
9th to 12th place classification
July 30
Argentina  97–79  South Korea
Pts: Espil 26
Rebs: Pérez 9
Asts: Espil 8
Pts: Jung 17
Rebs: Chun 8
Asts: Kang 8

Referees: Joe DeRosa (USA)
Zhu Jiazhong (CHN)
9th place classification
August 3
Argentina  87–77  Puerto Rico
Pts: Espil, Osella 17
Rebs: Milanesio, Oberto 7
Asts: Espil, Milanesio 7
Pts: Ortiz 21
Rebs: Ortiz 11
Asts: Travieso 5

Referees: Davorin Nakic (CRO)
Antonio Soares de Campos (ANG)

Boxing[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Boxing at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Omar Andrés Narváez Flyweight  Guzmán (DOM)
W
 Assous (ALG)
L
Did not advance
Pablo Chacón Featherweight  Gray (JAM)
W
 Lebon (MRI)
W
 Nagy (HUN)
W
 Kamsing (THA)
L
Did not advance  Bronze
Fabrizio Nieva Lightweight  Agentho (UGA)
W
 Shin (KOR)
L
Did not advance
Guillermo Saputo Welterweight  Bae (KOR)
L
Did not advance
Oscar Gómez Light Middleweight  Tulaganov (UKR)
L (RSC)
Did not advance

Key:

  • RSC – Referee stopped contest

Canoeing[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Canoeing at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Flatwater[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Javier Correa Men's K-1 500 m 1:42.691 4 1:44.076 3 Q 1:42.071 7 Did not advance
Abelardo Sztrum Men's K-1 1000 m 3:50.547 3 Q Bye 3:44.587 6 Did not advance
Diego Cánepa,
Sergio Mangín
Men's K-2 500 m 1:38.594 6 1:39.535 4 Q 1:37.177 9 Did not advance
Javier Correa,
Abelardo Sztrum
Men's K-2 1000 m 3:49.864 5 3:34.244 1 Q 3:28.128 9 Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Cycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Mountain bike[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Lautaro Chávez Men's cross-country DNF
Sandra Ambrosio Women's cross-country DNF

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Gustavo Artacho Men's road race DNF
Rubén Pegorín Men's road race DNF

Track[edit]

Pursuits
Athlete Event Qualifying Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank Opposition
Time
Rank Time Rank
Ángel Colla Men's 1000 m time trial N/A 1:06.619 17
Walter Pérez Men's individual pursuit 4:30.715 7 4:22.826 8 Did not advance
Gabriel Curuchet,
Gonzalo García,
Walter Pérez,
Edgardo Simón
Men's team pursuit 4:20.840 14 Did not advance
Points races
Athlete Event Points Rank
Juan Curuchet Men's points race 0 23
Key
  • DNF – Did not finish
  • OVT – Overtaken

Equestrian[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Equestrian at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Athlete Horse Event Qualifying Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
Julio Albarracín Dinastía Pampero Show jumping 12.00 =59 Did not advance
Federico Castaing Landlord Show jumping 28.00 79 Did not advance
Óscar Fuentes Henry J. Speed Show jumping 12.75 =67 Did not advance
Ricardo Kierkegaard Renomme Show jumping 4.50 35 Did not advance

Fencing[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Leandro Marchetti Men's individual foil  Falchetto (AUT)
W 15–13
 Wienand (GER)
L 1–15
Did not advance
Alejandra Carbone Women's individual foil  Wang (CHN)
L 4–15
Did not advance
Yanina Iannuzzi Women's individual foil  Parisky (ISR)
L 7–15
Did not advance
Dolores Pampin Women's individual foil  Szewczyk (POL)
L 8–15
Did not advance
Alejandra Carbone,
Yanina Iannuzzi,
Dolores Pampin
Women's team foil N/A Russia
L 20–45
Did not advance

Football[edit]

Squad
Over aged players are marked with * (max 3).
Matches played in parenthesis denotes player came from the bench.
# Name Club Date of Birth Pld GoalsGoal Y
Booked
Y/R
Yellow cardYellow cardRed card
R
Red card
Goalkeepers
1 Carlos Bossio Argentina Estudiantes de La Plata (1973-12-01)December 1, 1973 (aged 22) 1 0 1 0 0
12 Pablo Cavallero Argentina Vélez Sársfield (1974-04-13)April 13, 1974 (aged 22) 5 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 Roberto Ayala Spain Valencia (1973-04-14)April 14, 1973 (aged 23) 6 0 0 0 0
3 José Chamot* Italy Lazio (1969-05-17)May 17, 1969 (aged 27) 5 0 2 0 0
4 Javier Zanetti Italy Internazionale (1973-08-10)August 10, 1973 (aged 22) 6 0 0 0 0
6 Roberto Sensini* Italy Parma (1966-10-12)October 12, 1966 (aged 29) 5 0 1 0 0
Midfielders
5 Matías Almeyda Argentina River Plate (1973-12-21)December 21, 1973 (aged 22) 6 0 1 0 0
8 Diego Simeone* Spain Atlético Madrid (1970-04-28)April 28, 1970 (aged 26) 3 (3) 1 1 0 0
11 Hugo Morales Argentina Lanús (1974-07-30)July 30, 1974 (aged 21) 4 0 1 0 0
13 Mauricio Pineda Argentina Boca Juniors (1975-07-13)July 13, 1975 (aged 21) 1 0 0 0 0
14 Pablo Paz Argentina Banfield (1973-01-27)January 27, 1973 (aged 23) 1 (1) 0 1 0 0
15 Christian Bassedas Argentina Vélez Sársfield (1973-02-16)February 16, 1973 (aged 23) 3 (1) 0 1 0 0
15 Marcelo Gallardo Argentina River Plate (1976-01-18)January 18, 1976 (aged 20) (4) 0 0 0 0
Forwards
7 Claudio López Spain Valencia (1974-07-17)July 17, 1974 (aged 22) 5 (1) 2 0 0 0
9 Hernán Crespo Italy Parma (1975-07-05)July 5, 1975 (aged 21) 6 6 1 0 0
10 Ariel Ortega Spain Valencia (1974-03-04)March 4, 1974 (aged 22) 6 2 1 0 0
16 Gustavo López Spain Real Zaragoza (1973-04-13)April 13, 1973 (aged 23) 2 (3) 1 0 0 0
17 Marcelo Delgado Argentina Racing Club (1973-03-24)March 24, 1973 (aged 23) 1 (1) 0 1 0 0
Coach
Argentina Daniel Passarella (1953-05-25)May 25, 1953 (aged 43)
Results

Preliminaries

July 20, 1996
15:00
Argentina  3–1  United States
G. López Goal 26'
Crespo Goal 55'
Simeone Goal 90'
(Report) Reyna Goal 1'
Legion Field, Birmingham
Attendance: 83,183
Referee: Lucien Bouchardeau (Nigeria)

July 22, 1996
19:30
Argentina  1–1  Portugal
Ortega Goal 41' (Report) Gomes Goal 70'

July 24, 1996
19:30
Argentina  1–1  Tunisia
Ortega Goal 6' (Report) M'Kacher Goal 75'
Legion Field, Birmingham
Attendance: 16,826
Referee: Pirom Un-Prasert (Thailand)
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 5
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
 United States 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 Tunisia 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1
       Qualified for quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
July 27, 1996
19:30
Argentina  4–0  Spain
Crespo Goal 46'88'
Aranzábal Goal 53' (o. g.)
C. López Goal 66'
(Report)
Legion Field, Birmingham
Attendance: 43,507
Referee: Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)
Semifinals
July 30, 1996
18:00
Portugal  0–2  Argentina
(Report) Crespo Goal 55'61'
Gold Medal match
August 3, 1996
15:45
Nigeria  3–2  Argentina
Babayaro Goal 28'
Amokachi Goal 74'
Amuneke Goal 90'
(Report) C. López Goal 3'
Crespo Goal 50'
Olympic Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 86,117
Referee: Pierluigi Collina (Italy)

Gymnastics[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Artistic[edit]

Athlete Event Apparatus Qualification Final
Floor Pommel Horse Rings Vault Parallel Bars Horizontal Bar Uneven bars Balance beam Total Rank Total Rank
Marcelo Palacio Men's all-around 17.450 16.875 17.325 17.875 17.100 17.400 N/A 104.025 70 Did not advance
Floor 17.450 N/A 17.450 89
Pommel horse N/A 16.875 N/A 16.875 86
Rings N/A 17.325 N/A 17.325 90
Vault N/A 17.785 N/A 17.785 94
Parallel bars N/A 17.100 N/A 17.100 90
Horizontal bar N/A 17.400 N/A 17.400 86
Ana Destéfano Women's all-around 18.537 N/A 18.724 N/A 18.737 16.774 72.772 65 Did not advance
Floor 18.537 N/A 18.537 71
Vault N/A 18.724 N/A 18.724 61
Uneven bars N/A 18.737 N/A 18.737 57
Balance beam N/A 16.774 16.774 86

Hockey[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Field hockey at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Men[edit]

Team roster and tournament statistics

Coach: Miguel MacCormick

Player GP G S FG PC PS Green card Yellow card Red card
1 Moreira, PabloPablo Moreira (GK) 7 0 0
2 Querejeta, JorgeJorge Querejeta 5 0 0
3 Pailos, EdgardoEdgardo Pailos 7 0 0
4 Chiodo, DiegoDiego Chiodo 5 0 0 1
5 Doherty, AlejandroAlejandro Doherty 7 0 1
6 Moresi, FernandoFernando Moresi 7 0 1
7 Pérez, RodolfoRodolfo Pérez 6 1 2 1
8 Retegui, CarlosCarlos Retegui 7 1 7 1
9 Lombi, JorgeJorge Lombi 7 5 12 3 2 1
10 Minadeo, GabrielGabriel Minadeo 6 0 1
11 Ferrara, FernandoFernando Ferrara 7 4 13 3 1
12 Baccaro, LeandroLeandro Baccaro 6 0 1
13 Schmitt, RodolfoRodolfo Schmitt 1 0 0
14 Capurro, SantiagoSantiago Capurro 5 2 5 2
15 Caldas, MaximilianoMaximiliano Caldas 7 0 0
16 Lombi, PabloPablo Lombi 7 1 2 1
Team totals 7 16 45 12 3 1

Legend: GP – Games Played; G – Goals; S – Shots; FG – Field Goals; PC – Penalty Corners; PS – Penalty Strokes; Green card Green Cards; Yellow card Yellow Cards; Red card Red Cards

Preliminary Round (Pool A)
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Spain 5 4 0 1 14 5 8
 Germany 5 3 1 1 10 3 7
 India 5 2 2 1 8 3 5
 Pakistan 5 2 1 2 11 8 5
 Argentina 5 2 0 3 9 13 4
 United States 5 0 0 5 3 23 0
     Qualified for semifinals
July 20
20:00
India  0 – 1  Argentina
P. Lombi Field goal scored in the 65th minute 65'
Umpires:
Amin Ayman (EGY)
Peter von Reth (NED)

July 22
20:00
United States  2 – 5  Argentina
Mellor Penalty corner scored in the 39th minute 39'
Jennings Penalty corner scored in the 47th minute 47'
P. Lombi Field goal scored in the 4th minute 4', Field goal scored in the 11th minute 11'
Ferrara Penalty corner scored, Field goal scored
Capurro Field goal scored in the 31st minute 31'
Umpires:
Yuri Platonov (RUS)
Don Prior (AUS)

July 24
17:30
Spain  2 – 1  Argentina
Escarré Penalty corner scored in the 61st minute 61'
Arnau Field goal scored in the 65th minute 65'
P. Lombi Penalty corner scored in the 20th minute 20'
Umpires:
Floris Idenburg (NED)
Peter von Reth (NED)

July 26
9:00
Germany  3 – 0  Argentina
Saliger Field goal scored in the 16th minute 16'
Becker Field goal scored in the 19th minute 19'
Bellenbaum Field goal scored in the 64th minute 64'
Umpires:
Floris Idenburg (NED)
Don Prior (AUS)

July 28
9:00
Pakistan  6 – 2  Argentina
Ahmed Field goal scored in the 32nd minute 32', Field goal scored in the 45th minute 45', Field goal scored in the 65th minute 65'
Sarwar Field goal scored in the 51st minute 51', Field goal scored in the 58th minute 58'
Zaman Field goal scored in the 53rd minute 53'
Pérez Field goal scored in the 65th minute 65'
J. Lombi Penalty stroke scored in the 68th minute 68'
Umpires:
Amin Ayman (EGY)
Craig Madden (GBR)
9th to 12th place classification
July 31
8:30
Argentina  4 – 4 (AET)
3 – 0 (PSO)
 Malaysia
Retegui Field goal scored in the 14th minute 14', Penalty stroke scored in the 55th minute 55'
Ferrara Field goal scored in the 57th minute 57'
J. Lombi Field goal scored in the 69th minute 69'
Singh Field goal scored in the 26th minute 26'
Siva Field goal scored in the 38th minute 38'
Nawawi Field goal scored in the 39th minute 39'
Shanmuganathan Penalty corner scored in the 59th minute 59'
Umpires:
Kiyoshi Sana (JPN)
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
9th place match
August 1
8:30
Argentina  3 – 2  South Africa
Ferrara Field goal scored in the 30th minute 30'
Capurro Field goal scored in the 36th minute 36'
J. Lombi Penalty corner scored in the 45th minute 45'
Nicol Penalty corner scored in the 22nd minute 22'
Hallowes Field goal scored in the 38th minute 38'
Umpires:
Guillaume Langle (FRA)
Craig Madden (GBR)

Women[edit]

Team roster and tournament statistics

Coach: Rodolfo Mendoza

Player GP G S FG PC PS Green card Yellow card Red card
1 Arnal, MarianaMariana Arnal (GK) 4 0 0
2 MacKenzie, SofíaSofía MacKenzie 7 2 0 2
3 Aicega, MagdalenaMagdalena Aicega 7 0 1
4 Corvalán, SilviaSilvia Corvalán 7 0 0
5 Gambero, AnabelAnabel Gambero 7 0 1
6 Castellán, JulietaJulieta Castellán 7 0 0
7 Pando, GabrielaGabriela Pando 7 0 0
8 Sánchez, GabrielaGabriela Sánchez 7 0 2
9 Oneto, VaninaVanina Oneto 6 0 7
10 Rimoldi, JorgelinaJorgelina Rimoldi 7 2 7 2
11 Masotta, KarinaKarina Masotta (C) 7 2 4 1 1
12 Castelli, MaríaMaría Castelli 7 1 4 1
13 Artica, VeronicaVeronica Artica 3 0 0
14 Rognoni, CeciliaCecilia Rognoni 5 0 1
15 Stepnik, AyelénAyelén Stepnik 2 0 1
16 González Oliva, MarianaMariana González Oliva 6 0 0
Team totals 7 7 28 2 3 1
Preliminary Round
Competed for the gold medal
Competed for the bronze medal
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Australia 7 6 1 0 24 4 13
 South Korea 7 4 2 1 18 9 10
 Great Britain 7 3 2 2 12 11 8
 Netherlands 7 3 2 2 15 15 8
 United States 7 2 2 3 8 11 6
 Germany 7 2 1 4 10 11 5
 Argentina 7 2 1 4 7 21 5
 Spain 7 0 1 6 5 17 1
July 20
17:30
Argentina  0 – 2  Germany
van Kooperen Field goal scored in the 17th minute 17'
Lätzsch Field goal scored in the 39th minute 39'
Umpires:
Renee Chatas (USA)
Janice McDonald (GBR)

July 22
09:00
Australia  7 – 1  Argentina
Farrell Field goal scored in the 9th minute 9'
Powell Field goal scored in the 25th minute 25'
Annan Penalty stroke scored in the 34th minute 34', Penalty stroke scored in the 49th minute 49', Field goal scored in the 50th minute 50'
Roche Field goal scored in the 61st minute 61'
Powell Field goal scored in the 63rd minute 63'
Rimoldi Field goal scored in the 43rd minute 43'
Umpires:
Carola Heinrichs (GER)
Angela Lario Ruiz (ESP)

July 23
11:00
Spain  0 – 1  Argentina
Rimoldi Field goal scored in the 44th minute 44'
Umpires:
Miriam van Gemert (NED)
Janice McDonald (GBR)

July 25
20:00
United States  1 – 2  Argentina
Marois Penalty corner scored in the 26th minute 26' Masotta Field goal scored in the 6th minute 6'
MacKenzie Penalty corner scored in the 60th minute 60'
Umpires:
Perl Buckley (AUS)
Carola Heinrichs (GER)

July 27
20:00
Netherlands  4 – 1  Argentina
Donners Penalty stroke scored in the 5th minute 5'
de Ruiter Field goal scored in the 14th minute 14', Field goal scored in the 45th minute 45', Field goal scored in the 48th minute 48'
Masotta Field goal scored in the 39th minute 39'
Umpires:
Angela Lario Ruiz (ESP)
Gina Spitareli (ITA)

July 28
20:00
Argentina  2 – 2  South Korea
MacKenzie Penalty corner scored in the 10th minute 10'
Castelli Penalty corner scored in the 16th minute 16'
Eung Jung-Cho Penalty corner scored in the 33rd minute 33'
Eung Jung-Chang Penalty corner scored in the 46th minute 46'
Umpires:
Renee Chatas (USA)
Margaret Lanning (CAN)

July 30
9:00
Argentina  0 – 5  Great Britain
Nicholson Field goal scored in the 8th minute 8', Field goal scored in the 69th minute 69'
Sixsmith Penalty corner scored in the 13th minute 13', Field goal scored in the 61st minute 61', Field goal scored in the 68th minute 68'
Umpires:
Perl Buckley (AUS)
Renee Chatas (USA)

Judo[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Bronze
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Jorge Lencina -60 kg  Huseynov (AZE)
L
Did not advance
Francisco Morales -65 kg  Revazishvili (GEO) Did not advance
Sebastián Alquati -71 kg  Boldbataar (MGL)
L
Did not advance  Pedro (USA)
L
Did not advance
Dario García -78 kg  Belgaïd (MAR)
W
 Klas (NED)
W
 Bouras (FRA)
L
Did not advance Bye  Savchishkin (RUS)
W
 Uznadze (TUR)
L
Pablo Elisii -86 kg  Kaaba (MAR)
L
 Despaigne (CUB)
L
Did not advance
Alejandro Bender -95 kg  Miguel (BRA)
L
Did not advance  Shakimov (KAZ)
W
 Felicite (MRI)
W
 Kovács (HUN)
L
Did not advance
Orlando Baccino +95 kg  Rakhimov (TJK)
L
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Bronze
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Carolina Mariani -52 kg Bye  Gosselin (CAN)
L
 Hyun (KOR)
L
Did not advance Bye  Giungi (ITA)
W
 Sugawara (JPN)
L
Did not advance

Rowing[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Rowing at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Men
Athlete(s) Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Sergio Fernández González Single sculls 7:37.53 2 7:42.63 1 Q 7:23.70 5 Did not advance
Fernando Zapata,
Agustín Rocha
Lightweight double sculls 7:07.50 4 6:28.08 3 Did not advance
Walter Balunek,
Carlos Palavecino
Coxless pair 6:56.03 3 7:10.57 3 Q 7:14.59 6 Did not advance
Santiago Fernández,
Rubén Knulst,
Carlos Pages,
Guillermo Pfaab
Cuadruple sculls 6:16.16 4 5:52.89 4 Did not advance
Mariano Kowalczyk,
Daniel Scuri,
Horacio Sicilia,
Mariano Sosa
Coxless four 6:33.29 5 6:37.85 5 Did not advance
Jorge Enríquez,
Hernán Legizamón,
Gabriel Scortiguini,
Federico Querín
Lightweight coxless four 6:43.58 6 6:09.86 5 Did not advance
Women
Athlete(s) Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Elina Urbano Single sculls 8:42.59 5 9:04.66 5 Did not advance
Dolores Amaya,
María Garisoain
Double sculls 7:57.05 4 8:09.24 4 Did not advance
Lorena Corengia,
Julieta Ramírez
Coxless pair 8:12.58 5 8:35.53 4 Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Sailing at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Men
Athlete Event Race Score Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Carlos Espínola Mistral 2 4 4 2 3 (6) (47)
PMS
2 2 N/A 19  Silver
Santiago Lange Laser 4 1 5 14 23 11 19 (57)
DSQ
2 19 4 79 9
Martín Billoch,
Martín Rodríguez
470 12 (23) 1 (22) 20 3 4 12 1 8 12 73 7
Guillermo Calegari,
Mauro Maiola
Star 17 17 (23) (22) 19 22 18 17 19 17 N/A 146 22
Women
Athlete Event Race Score Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Serena Amato Europe 8 (17) 8 8 (16) 15 6 5 1 16 14 81 8
Mónica Fechino Mistral 17 18 10 18 (25) 16 (20) 15 14 N/A 108 17
Paula Reinoso,
Sofía Usandizaga
470 (23)
PMS
16 16 (22) 22 20 17 20 22 17 20.50 170.50 22
Key
  • DSQ – Disqualified
  • PMS – Premature start

Shooting[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Shooting at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final Rank
Score Rank Score Total
Ricardo Rusticucci 10 m air rifle 585 =26 Did not advance =26
50 m rifle three positions 1139 45 Did not advance 45
Angel Velarte 10 m air rifle 577 =38 Did not advance =38
50 m rifle three positions 1142 44 Did not advance 44
Marcelo Gil Skeet 113 =45 Did not advance =45
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final Rank
Score Rank Score Total
Amelia Fournel 10 m air rifle 392 =13 Did not advance =13
Cristina Gallo 10 m air pistol 374 29 Did not advance 29
25 m pistol 565 33 Did not advance 33
Lorena Guado 10 m air pistol 371 =32 Did not advance =32
25 m pistol 569 29 Did not advance 29

Swimming[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Men
Athlete Events Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Agustín Fiorilli 400 m freestyle 4:02.53 28 Did not advance
1500 m freestyle 15:51.85 26 Did not advance
José Meolans 50 m freestyle 23.21 23 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 52.02 45 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 56.02 38 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Events Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Valeria Alvarez 50 m freestyle 27.12 39 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 59.26 43 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 1:06.38 30 Did not advance
Alicia Barrancos 400 m freestyle 4:22.11 28 Did not advance
800 m freestyle 8:48.54 17 Did not advance
María del Pilar Pereyra 100 m butterfly 1:03.98 33 Did not advance
200 m butterfly 2:19.57 28 Did not advance
María Carolina Santa Cruz 100 m breaststroke 1:16.19 42 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:37.85 32 Did not advance
Valeria Álvarez,
Alicia Barrancos,
María Bertelloti,
María del Pilar Pereyra
4 x 200 m freestyle relay 8:46.36 21 Did not advance
Valeria Álvarez,
María Bertelloti,
María del Pilar Pereyra,
María Santa Cruz
4 x 100 m medley relay 4:27.99 23 Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Gastón Etlis Singles  Ferreira (RSA)
L 4–6, 3–6
Did not advance =33
Javier Frana Singles  Rusedski (GBR)
L 6–4, 5–7, 3–6
Did not advance =33
Hernán Gumy Singles  Pereira (VEN)
L 4–6, 0–6
Did not advance =33
Javier Frana,
Luis Lobo
Doubles N/A  Bruguera (ESP)
 Carbonell (ESP)
L 3–6, 6–7(6–8)
Did not advance =17
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Inés Gorrochategui Singles  Yi (CHN)
W 6–2, 1–6, 6–1
 Pierce (FRA)
W 6–4, 1–6, 7–5
 Fernández (USA)
L 0–6, 3–6
Did not advance =9
Florencia Labat Singles  Makarova (RUS)
W 6–2, 7–5
 Maleeva (BUL)
L 6–7(7–9), 1–6
Did not advance =17
Gabriela Sabatini Singles  Tauziat (FRA)
W 7–5, 6–2
 Gavaldón (MEX)
W 6–4, 6–0
 Seles (USA)
L 3–6, 3–6
Did not advance =9
Gabriela Sabatini,
Patricia Tarabini
Doubles N/A  Appelmans (BEL)
 Courtois (BEL)
L 7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Did not advance =17

Volleyball[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Volleyball at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Beach[edit]

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Standing
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Martín Conde
Esteban Martínez
Men's Bye  ÁlvarezRossell (CUB)
L 11 – 15
Did not advance =13

Indoor[edit]

Roster

Coach: Alberto Armoa

Name Date of birth
Milinkovic, MarcosMarcos Milinkovic 22 December 1971
Elgueta, JorgeJorge Elgueta 21 November 1969
Jabif, SebastianSebastian Jabif 24 January 1973
Maly, LeandroLeandro Maly 29 January 1976|
Weber, JavierJavier Weber 6 January 1971
Borrero, FernandoFernando Borrero 15 December 1968
Romano, AlejandroAlejandro Romano 4 May 1974
Firpo, SebastiánSebastián Firpo 27 October 1976
Pereira, PabloPablo Pereira 18 January 1974
PereiraGuillermo Martínez 18 January 1969
Rodríguez, EduardoEduardo Rodríguez 15 December 1971
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Matches Sets Points
Rank Team Pts W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Cuba 9 4 1 12 5 2.400 233 191 1.220
2  Brazil 8 3 2 10 6 1.667 210 187 1.123
3  Bulgaria 8 3 2 10 8 1.250 225 212 1.061
4  Argentina 8 3 2 9 9 1.000 222 225 0.987
5  United States 7 2 3 10 9 1.111 241 233 1.034
6  Poland 5 0 5 1 15 0.067 151 234 0.645
July 21, 1996 Brazil  1 – 3  Argentina
Referee(s): Jarmo Salonen (Finland), Peter Henry (Canada)
15
8
14
6
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Set 4
9
15
16
15
July 23, 1996 Argentina  0 – 3  United States
Referee(s): Patrick Rachard (France), Guennadi Zharikov (Russia)
7
8
11
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
15
15
15
July 25, 1996
12:30
Bulgaria  1 – 3  Argentina
Referee(s): Dean Turner (Australia), Petrus Scheffer (Netherlands)
10
8
15
10
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Set 4
15
15
11
15
July 27, 1996 Argentina  0 – 3  Cuba
Referee(s): Guennadi Zharikov (Russia), Patrick Rachard (France)
10
12
9
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
15
15
15
July 29, 1996 Poland  1 – 3  Argentina
Referee(s): Abdullah Al-Khlaifi (Saudi Arabia), Petrus Scheffer (Netherlands)
15
15
10
9
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
7
17
15
15
Quarterfinal
July 31, 1996 Argentina  1 – 3  Italy
Referee(s): Barry Dragon (United States), Patrick Rachard (France)
15
9
7
4
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Set 4
12
15
15
15
5th to 8th place classification
August 1, 1996 Brazil  3 – 1  Argentina
Referee(s): Konstantinos Margaritis (Greece), Jarmo Salonen (Finland)
15
15
13
15
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Set 4
10
3
15
9
8th place match
August 2, 1996 Bulgaria  3 – 2  Argentina
Referee(s): Neill Luebke (United States), Peter Henry (Canada)
10
10
15
15
18
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
15
15
7
7
20

Weightlifting[edit]

Women

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Gustavo Majauskas Men's –64 kg 125.0 160.0 285.0 20
Marcelo Gandolfo Men's –70 kg 120.0 140.0 160.0 24
Gabriel Lemme Men's –70 kg 0.0 0.0 0.0 DNQ
Key
  • DNQ – Did not qualify

Wrestling[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Athlete Event 1/8 final Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Paulo Ibire Men's freestyle 68 kg  Hwang Sang-Ho (KOR)
L 0 – 7
Did not advance

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Argentina at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-04.