Great Britain at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Great Britain at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United Kingdom
IOC code  GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
Website www.olympics.org.uk
At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
Competitors 242 (176 men and 66 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Rodney Pattisson
Medals
Rank: 13
Gold
3
Silver
5
Bronze
5
Total
13
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

The United Kingdom competed as Great Britain at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 242 competitors, 176 men and 66 women, took part in 148 events in 17 sports.[1] British athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Medallists[edit]

Great Britain finished in 13th position in the final medal rankings, with 3 gold and 13 total medals.

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In the second appearance by Great Britain in modern Olympic archery, two men and two women represented the country. The best finishers in each division placed 21st.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat— 21.26
  • Quarter Final — 21.07
  • Semi Final — 21.52 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat— 46.60
  • Quarter Final — 46.18
  • Semi Final — 45.20.
  • Final — 45.57 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat— 47.77
  • Quarter Final — 47.67 (did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:48.27
  • Semi Final — 1:46.14
  • Final — 1:45.44 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 1:47.51
  • Semi Final — 1:48.28 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat — 3:37:53
  • Semi Final — 3.38.92
  • Final — 3.39.65 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat — 3.40.69
  • Semi Final — 3.39.88
  • Final — 3.40.94 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat — 3.37.89
  • Semi Final — 3.40.34 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:22.19
  • Final — 27:54.92 (→ Bronze Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 28:01.82
  • Final — 27:56.26 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 28:17.26
  • Final — 28:17.78 (→ 8th place)

Men's 4x400m Relay

  • Heat — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heats — 51.66s
  • Semi Final — 49.95s
  • Final — 51.29s (→ 8th place)

Men's Long Jump

  • Heat — 7.69m (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 70.76 m
  • Final — 73.18 m (→ 7th place)
  • Qualification — 68.52 m (→ did not advance, 14th place)


Women's Long Jump

  • Qualifying Round — 6.26m
  • Final — 6.27m (→ 9th place)

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint (Scratch)

Men's 4.000m Individual Pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, 13 men and 5 women, represented Great Britain in 1976.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Great Britain in 1976, winning gold in the team event.

Individual
Team
  • Adrian Parker
  • Danny Nightingale
  • Jim Fox

Rowing[edit]

Men's Double scull

  • (→ Silver)

Men's Coxless pair

  • (→ 12th place)

Men's Coxed pair

  • N Christie, J Macleod, D Webb
  • (→ 7th place)

Men's Quadruple scull

  • (→ 9th place)

Men's Coxless four

  • (→ 12th place)

Men's Eight

  • (→ Silver)

Women's Coxless pair

  • L D Clark, B Mitchell
  • (→ 10th place)

Women's Coxed four

  • G Webb, P Bird-Hart, C Grove, D Bishop, P D Wright
  • (→ 8th place)

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Britain at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-05.