Sweden at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Sweden at the Olympic Games

Flag of Sweden
IOC code  SWE
NOC Swedish Olympic Committee
Website www.sok.se (Swedish) (English)
At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
Competitors 116 (99 men and 17 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Jan Karlsson
Medals
Rank: 12
Gold
4
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
5
Olympic history (summary)
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Intercalated Games
1906
Other related appearances
Youth Olympics Paralympics

Sweden competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 116 competitors, 99 men and 17 women, took part in 90 events in 16 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Archery[edit]

Three of Sweden's archers from the 1972 Summer Olympics returned in 1976. Anna-Lisa Berglund improved her score by 155 points, moving up 23 places in the rankings. Rolf Svensson also competed again, shooting 26 points and 5 places higher than four years before. Defending silver medallist Gunnar Jervill, however, fell to 14th place.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:48.86 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.16m
  • Final — 2.18m (→ 10th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 58.06m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Seven fencers, six men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Women's foil

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Hans Lager
  • Bengt Lager
  • Gunnar Jacobson

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1976 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-13.