Kenya at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Kenya at the Olympic Games

Flag of Kenya
IOC code  KEN
NOC National Olympic Committee Kenya
At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta
Competitors 52 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Paul Tergat
Medals
Rank: 38
Gold
1
Silver
4
Bronze
3
Total
8
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

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

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Results and competitors by event[edit]

Archery[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Dominic Rebelo Individual 518 64  Michele Frangilli (ITA)
L 142-166
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Jennifer Mbuta Individual 500 64  Lina Herasymenko (UKR)
L 126-156
Did not advance

Athletics[edit]

Men[edit]

Track and road events
Athletes Events Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Donald Onchiri 100 metres 10.66 74 Did not advance
Joseph Gikonyo 200 metres 20.88 53 Did not advance
Charles Gitonga 400 metres 45.62 15 q Did not start Did not advance
Samson Kitur 400 metres 45.39 6 Q 45.03 10 Q 45.17 9 Did not advance
Kennedy Ochieng 400 metres 45.99 26 q 45.72 24 Did not advance
Philip Kibitok 800 metres 1:45.34 4 Q N/A 1:45.58 10 Did not advance
David Kiptoo 800 metres 1:45.11 1 Q N/A 1:43.90 2 Q 1:44.19 6
Fred Onyancha 800 metres 1:46.07 13 Q N/A 1:44.02 6 q 1:42.79 Bronze medal icon.svg
Stephen Kipkorir 1500 metres 3:36.70 4 Q N/A 3:35.29 8 Q 3:36.72 Bronze medal icon.svg
Laban Rotich 1500 metres 3:35.88 1 Q N/A 3:33.73 5 Q 3:37.39 4
William Tanui 1500 metres 3:37.72 11 Q N/A 3:33.57 4 Q 3:37.42 5
Paul Bitok 5000 metres 13:54.45 12 Q N/A 13:27.61 2 Q 13:08.16 Silver medal icon.svg
Shem Kororia 5000 metres 14:02.75 22 Q N/A 13:27.50 1 Q 13:14.63 9
Tom Nyariki 5000 metres 13:51.47 3 Q N/A 14:03.21 10 Q 13:12.29 5
Paul Koech 10000 metres 28:17.48 13 Q N/A 27:35.19 6
Josphat Machuka 10000 metres 28:14.27 12 Q N/A 27:35.08 5
Paul Tergat 10000 metres 27:50.66 2 Q N/A 27:08.17 Silver medal icon.svg
Lameck Aguta Marathon N/A 2:22:04 52
Ezequiel Bitok Marathon N/A 2:23:03 56
Erick Wainaina Marathon N/A 2:12:44 Bronze medal icon.svg
Gideon Biwott 400 metres hurdles 49.74 29 N/A Did not advance
Erick Keter 400 metres hurdles 49.03 18 N/A Did not advance
Barnabas Kinyor 400 metres hurdles 49.82 31 N/A Did not advance
Matthew Birir 3000 metres steeplechase 8:27.09 2 Q N/A 8:27.16 9 Q 8:17.18 4
Joseph Keter 3000 metres steeplechase 8:30.23 7 Q N/A 8:18.90 1 Q 8:07.12 Gold medal icon.svg
Moses Kiptanui 3000 metres steeplechase 8:30.87 10 Q N/A 8:18.91 2 Q 8:08.33 Silver medal icon.svg
Julius Chepkwony
Simon Kemboi
Samson Kitur
Kennedy Ochieng
Samson Yego
4 x 400 metres relay 3:02.52 5 Q N/A 3:01.73 5 Q Did not start
Justus Kavulanya 20 kilometres walk N/A 1:27:49 40
David Kimutai 20 kilometres walk N/A 1:25:01 23
Julius Sawe 20 kilometres walk N/A Disqualified
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Remmy Limo Long jump 7.46 37 Did not advance
Jacob Katonon Triple jump 16.17 28 Did not advance

Women[edit]

Track and road events
Athletes Events Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Naomi Mugo 1500 metres 4:13.35 18 Q N/A 4:20.01 22 Did not advance
Lydia Cheromei 5000 metres 15:49.85 27 N/A Did not advance
Rose Cheruiyot 5000 metres 15:26.87 15 q N/A 15:17.33 8
Pauline Konga 5000 metres 15:07.01 1 Q N/A 15:03.49 Silver medal icon.svg
Sally Barsosio 10000 metres 31:36.00 2 Q N/A 31:53.38 10
Tegla Loroupe 10000 metres 32:28.73 16 Q N/A 31:23.22 6
Joyce Chepchumba Marathon N/A Did not finish
Selina Chirchir Marathon N/A Did not finish
Angeline Kanana Marathon N/A 2:34:19 15

Boxing[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
George Maina Kinianjui Lightweight  Shin (KOR)
L RSC
Did not advance
Peter Bulinga Light-welterweight  Allalou (ALG)
L 17-3
Did not advance
Evans Ashira Welterweight  Atayev (UZB)
L 15-10
Did not advance
Peter Odhiambo Light-heavyweight  Mbongo (CMR)
L 15-6
Did not advance
Ahmed Rajab Omari Heavyweight bye  Defiagbon (CAN)
L 15-4
Did not advance

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Events Qualification Final Rank
Score Rank Score Rank
Anuj Desai 50 metre rifle prone 586 49 Did not advance 49

Weightlifting[edit]

Athletes Events Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Collins Okothnyawallo -99 kg 125 25 150 25 275 25

References[edit]