Switzerland at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Switzerland at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IOC code SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (German) (French)
in Atlanta
Competitors 114 (71 men and 43 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Stefan Schärer
Medals
Ranked 18th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 3 0 7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Switzerland competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 114 competitors, 71 men and 43 women, took part in 83 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Richard, PascalPascal Richard Cycling Men's road race
 Gold Donghua, LiLi Donghua Gymnastics Men's pommel horse
 Gold Müller, XenoXeno Müller Rowing Men's single sculls
 Gold Gier, MarkusMarkus Gier
Michael Gier
Rowing Men's lightweight double sculls
 Silver Frischknecht, ThomasThomas Frischknecht Cycling Men's mountainbike cross country
 Silver Baumer, DanielaDaniela Baumer
Sabine Eichenberger
Gabi Müller
Ingrid Haralamow
Canoeing Women's K-4 500 metres
 Silver Melliger, WilliWilli Melliger
Calvaro
Equestrian Individual jumping

Athletics[edit]

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Qualification — 3:41.60 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat — 3:03.05
  • Semi Final — 3:05.36 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 51.20s (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result — 7743 points (→ 28th place)

Men's 50 km Walk


Women's 400 metres

  • Heat — 53.69 (→ did not advance)

Women's 10,000 metres

  • Qualification — 33:56.95 (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — did not finish (→ did not advance)

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Qualification — 55.70
  • Semifinals — 55.96 (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 56.32 (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.85m (→ did not advance)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 5803 points (→ 23rd place)

Women's Marathon

Badminton[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition[edit]

Alex Zulle during the road time trial

Men's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 1:06:05 (→ 5th place)
  • Final — 1:06:33 (→ 7th place)

Women's Individual Road Race

  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 8th place)
  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 13th place)
  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 15th place)

Women's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 39:28 (→ 15th place)

Track Competition[edit]

Men's Points Race

  • Final — 8 points (→ 17th place)

Mountain Bike[edit]

Men's Cross Country

  • Final — 2:20:14 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)
  • Final — 2:32:17 (→ 14th place)

Women's Cross Country

  • Final — 1:59.11 (→ 12th place)
  • Final — 2:03.04 (→ 16th place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Five fencers, two men and three women, represented Switzerland in 1996.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Men's Competition

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Women's 50m Freestyle

Women's 100m Freestyle

Women's 400m Freestyle

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Table tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles Competition


Women's Singles Competition

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19.