Italy at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the Olympic Games

Flag of Italy
IOC code  ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (Italian)
At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
Competitors 210 (183 men, 27 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Klaus Dibiasi
Medals
Rank: 14
Gold
2
Silver
7
Bronze
4
Total
13
Olympic history (summary)
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Intercalated Games
1906

Italy competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 210 competitors, 183 men and 27 women, took part in 122 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

Competing for the second time in archery at the Olympics, Italy won its first medal (a bronze) in the sport. The medal was won by Giancarlo Ferrari, one of two Italian men who had competed four years before. Sante Spigarelli, the other, also improved his rank drastically in 1976. For the first time, Italian women competed in Olympic archery, taking 12th and 19th place.

Women's Individual Competition

Men's Individual Competition

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.21
  • Semi Final — 1:46.95
  • Final — 1:48.39 (→ 8th place)

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Heat — 13:52.40 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4x100 metres Relay

  • Heat — 39.35s
  • Semi Final — 39.39s
  • Final — 39.08s (→ 6th place)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.16m
  • Final — 2.18m (→ 6th place)
  • Qualification — 2.05m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.05m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Heat — 7.48m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 62.26m
  • Final — 55.86m (→ 15th place)
  • Qualification — 59.06m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B):
  • Lost to United States (86-106)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (79-69)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (87-88)
  • Defeated Puerto Rico (95-81)
  • Classification Matches:
  • 5th/8th place: Defeated Australia (79-72)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Czechoslovakia (98-75) → Fifth place
  • Team Roster

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 Italy 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 Italy in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Daniele Masala
  • Pierpaolo Cristofori
  • Mario Medda

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 7:43.39 (→ 8th place)

Men's 4x100m Medley Relay

  • Final — 3:52.92 (→ 7th place)

Women's Competition

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Lost to Brazil (2-3)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Lost to Czechoslovakia (0-3)
  • 7th/8th place: Lost to Brazil (0-3) → 8th place
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 

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