Softball at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Softball made its first appearance as an official medal sport at the 1996 Summer Olympics. The competition was held at historic Golden Park in Columbus, Georgia, United States. Final results for the Softball competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics:

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's tournament  United States (USA)
Laura Berg
Julie Ann Horvath
Gillian Boxx
Sheila Cornell
Lisa Fernandez
Michele Granger
Lori Harrigan
Dionna Harris
Kim Maher
Leah O'Brien
Dot Richardson
Julie Smith
Michele Smith
Shelly Stokes
Danielle Tyler
Christa Lee Williams
 China (CHN)
An Zhongxin
Chen Hong
He Liping
Lei Li
Liu Xuqing
Liu Yaju
Ma Ying
Ou Jingbai
Tao Hua
Wang Lihong
Wang Ying
Wei Qiang
Xu Jian
Yan Fang
Zhang Chunfang
 Australia (AUS)
Joanne Brown
Kim Cooper
Carolyn Crudgington
Kerry Dienelt
Peta Edebone
Tanya Harding
Jennifer Holliday
Joyce Lester
Sally McDermid
Francine McRae
Haylea Petrie
Nicole Richardson
Melanie Roche
Natalie Ward
Brooke Wilkins

Final team standings[edit]

Rank Team Games Wins Losses
Gold medal icon.svg  United States (USA) 9 8 1
Silver medal icon.svg  China (CHN) 10 6 4
Bronze medal icon.svg  Australia (AUS) 9 6 3
4  Japan (JPN) 8 5 3
5  Canada (CAN) 7 3 4
6  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 7 2 5
7  Netherlands (NED) 7 1 6
8  Puerto Rico (PUR) 7 1 6

Medal round[edit]

Gold medal match[edit]

Bronze Medal Match[edit]

References[edit]