Palestine at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Palestine at the Olympic Games

Flag of Palestine
IOC code  PLE
NOC Palestine Olympic Committee
Website www.poc.ps (Arabic)
At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta
Competitors 2
Flag bearer Majdi Abu Marahil
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Athletes from the Palestinian territories, represented by the Palestine Olympic Committee and competing as Palestine, participated in the Olympic Games for the first time at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States.

Majdi Abu Marahil, age 32, was the flag-bearer. He was born in Nusseirat refugee camp in the Gaza Strip and competed in the Mens 10,000 meters. He finished in last place in the 1st round heats. Ihab Salama, age 21, also represented Palestine in Track and Field.

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