Puerto Rico at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Puerto Rico at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg
IOC code PUR
NOC Puerto Rico Olympic Committee
Website www.copur.pr (Spanish)
in Atlanta
Competitors 69 (47 men and 22 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Ivelisse Echevarría
Medals
Ranked 71st
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Puerto Rico competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 69 competitors, 47 men and 22 women, took part in 60 events in 16 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In the fifth time the nation competed in archery at the Olympics, Puerto Rico entered one woman. She finished in last place.

Women's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 51.20 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Light-Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)

  • First Round — Lost to Jacek Bielski (Poland) on points (2-18)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light-Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Light-Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

  • First Round — Defeated Gurcharn Singh (India) on points (15-7)
  • Second Round — Defeated Sybrand Botes (South Africa) on points (16-7)
  • Quarterfinals — Lost to Antonio Tarver (United States) RSC-3 (01:54)

Cycling[edit]

Track Competition[edit]

Men's Points Race

  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 302.55 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 195.18 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

One female fencer represented Puerto Rico in 1996.

Women's épée

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Men's Extra-Lightweight

Men's Half-Lightweight

Men's Lightweight

Men's Half-Middleweight

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Softball[edit]

Women's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round Robin
  • Lost to United States (0:10)
  • Lost to Canada (0:4)
  • Defeated Australia (2:0)
  • Lost to PR China (0:10)
  • Lost to Chinese Taipei (2:10)
  • Lost to Japan (1:8)
  • Lost to Netherlands (0:2)
  • Semifinals
  • Did not advance → 8th place
  • Team Roster

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50m Freestyle

  • Heat – 22.61
  • Final – 22.73 (→ 8th place)

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat – 49.61
  • Final – 49.68 (→ 7th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 1:03.08 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 2:22.66 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat – 53.90
  • B-Final – 53.65 (→ 12th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 2:07.09 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 4:18.34 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 3:28.27 (→ did not advance, 16th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat – 3:52.04 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Bantamweight

Wrestling[edit]

See also[edit]


Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Puerto Rico at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-18.