Moldova at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Moldova at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Moldova.svg
IOC code MDA
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Moldova
Website (in Romanian)
in Atlanta
Competitors 40 (35 men and 5 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Vadim Vacarciuc
Ranked 58th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 1 2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Romania (1924–1936)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

Moldova competed in the Summer Olympic Games as an independent nation for the first time at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Previously, Moldovan athletes competed for the Unified Team at the 1992 Winter Olympics.


Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Results by event[edit]


In Moldova's debut independent archery competition, veteran and defending bronze medallist Natalia Valeeva was defeated in the third round of competition.

Women's Individual Competition:


Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 49.73s (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.93m
  • Final — 1.93m (→ 12th place)
  • Qualification — 1.85m (→ did not advance)


Men's Flyweight (51 kg)

Men's Lightweight (60 kg)


Road Competition[edit]

Men's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 1:10:55 (→ 27th place)
  • Final — 1:12:48 (→ 33rd place)


Men's 50m Freestyle

Men's 100m Butterfly

Men's 200m Backstroke

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Vadim Tatarov
    1. Heat – 1:04.87 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Vadim Tatarov
    1. Heat – 2:21.34 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

Men's 400m Individual Medley


Men's Light-Heavyweight

  • Final — 165.0 + 202.5 = 367.5 (→ 5th place)

Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling[edit]

Men's Freestyle
Men's Greco-Roman