India at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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India at the Olympic Games

Flag of India
IOC code  IND
NOC Indian Olympic Association
Website www.olympic.ind.in
At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta
Competitors 49 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Pargat Singh (opening)
Leander Paes (closing)
Medals
Rank: 71
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

India competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Leander Paes Tennis Men's singles - Aug 03

Contingent by sport[edit]

Sport men women events
Archery 3 0 2
Athletics 2 4 3
Badminton 1 1 2
Boxing 3 0 3
Hockey 16 0 1
Judo 2 0 2
Shooting 2 0 3
Swimming 1 0 1
Tennis 2 0 2
Weightlifting 5 0 5
Wrestling 1 0 1
10 sports 38 men 05 women 25 events

Results by event[edit]

Archery[edit]

In India's third appearance in Olympic archery, the nation was represented by three men. Lalremsanga Chhangte was the only one to win a match.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Chhangte, Dorje, and Ram — Round of 16, 14th place (0-1)

Athletics[edit]

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 56.58m (→ did not advance)

Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

  • Qualification — DSQ (→ did not advance)

Men's 1500 Meter

Badminton[edit]

Women's singles Competition

Men's singles Competition

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (48 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (81 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (91 kg)

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group A):
  • India – Argentina 0 - 1
  • India – Germany 1 - 1
  • India – United States 4 - 0
  • India – Pakistan 0 - 0
  • India – Spain 3 - 1
  • Classification Matches:
  • 5th/8th place: India – South Korea 3 - 3 (South Korea wins after penalty strokes, 5 - 3)
  • 7th/8th place: India – Great Britain 3 - 4 → 8th place
  • Team Roster:

Judo[edit]

Men's 60 kg

Men's 65 kg

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Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50m Freestyle

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles Competition

Men's Doubles Competition

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's 54 kg

  • Final — 105.0 + 125.0 = 230.0(→ 18 place)

Men's 59 kg

  • Final — 112.5 + 140.0 = 252.5(→ 11 place)

Men's 64 kg

  • Final — 110.0+ 142.5= 252.5(→ 33 place)

Men's 70 kg

  • Final — 125.0+ 150.0= 275.0(→ 23 place)

Men's 76 kg

  • Final — 140.0+ 177.5= 317.5(→15 place)

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Greco-Roman 52 kg

  • Pappu Yadav

References[edit]