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Cuba at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Cuba at the Olympic Games

Flag of Cuba
IOC code  CUB
NOC Cuban Olympic Committee
At the Atlanta
Competitors 164 (111 men and 53 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Rolando Tucker
Medals
Rank: 8
Gold
9
Silver
8
Bronze
8
Total
25
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Atlanta, United States. 164 competitors, 111 men and 53 women, took part in 84 events in 15 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Baseball 3
  • Basketball 4
    • Women's tournament 4.1
  • Beach volleyball 5
  • Boxing 6
  • Cycling 7
  • Fencing 8
  • Judo 9
  • Rowing 10
  • Sailing 11
  • Shooting 12
  • Swimming 13
  • Volleyball 14
    • Men's indoor tournament 14.1
    • Women's indoor tournament 14.2
  • Weightlifting 15
  • Wrestling 16
  • See also 17
  • Notes 18
  • References 19

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Men's 4x400m relay

Men's long jump

Men's decathlon

  • Raul Duany
    • Final result — 7802 points (→ 26th place)

Men's discus throw

  • Alexis Elizalde
    • Qualification — 62.22m
    • Final — 62.70m (→ 9th place)
  • Roberto Moya
    • Qualification — 59.22m (→ did not advance)

Men's hammer throw


Women's 4x400 metres relay

Women's long jump

  • Lisette Cuza
    • Qualification — 6.56m (→ did not advance)

Women's high jump

Women's triple jump

Women's javelin throw

  • Isel Lopez
    • Qualification — 61.40m
    • Final — 64.68m (→ 4th place)
  • Xiomara Rivero
    • Qualification — 61.32m
    • Final — 64.48m (→ 5th place)
  • Odelmys Palma
    • Qualification — 62.30m
    • Final — 59.70m (→ 11th place)

Women's discus throw

Women's shot put

  • Belsis Laza
    • Qualification — 18.61m
    • Final — 18.40m (→ 10th place)

Women's heptathlon

Baseball

Defending gold medallist and undefeated team Cuba made its second appearance in the 1996 Olympic baseball tournament. Once again, the Cubans went undefeated, beating all seven of the other teams in the preliminary round. A semifinal victory over Nicaragua and a final win against Japan won Cuba its second gold medal in baseball and improved its Olympic win-loss record to 18-0.

Men's tournament:

  • Cuba - Gold medal (9-0)

Basketball

Women's tournament

  • Preliminary round (Group B)
    • Lost to United States (84-101)
    • Defeated South Korea (70-55)
    • Lost to Australia (63-75)
    • Lost to Ukraine (75-87)
    • Defeated Zaire (73-59)
  • Quarterfinals
    • Lost to Brazil (69-101)
  • Classification matches
    • 5th/8th place: Defeated Italy (78-70)
    • 5th/6th place: Lost to Russia (74-91) → 6th place

Beach volleyball

Boxing

Men's light flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's light welterweight (– 63.5 kg)

Men's welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's light middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's light heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's heavyweight (91 kg)

Men's super heavyweight (> 91 kg)

Cycling

Women's individual road race

  • Dania Perez
    • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Fencing

Seven fencers, four men and three women, represented Cuba in 1996.

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

Judo

Men's extra-lightweight

Men's half-lightweight

Men's middleweight

Men's half-heavyweight

Men's heavyweight


Women's extra-lightweight

Women's half-lightweight

Women's lightweight

Women's half-middleweight

Women's middleweight

Women's half-heavyweight

Women's heavyweight

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Men's 100m backstroke

  • Neisser Bent
  • Heat — 54.83
  • Final — 55.02 (→ Bronze medal)

Men's 200m backstroke

  • Neisser Bent
  • Heat — 2:04.23 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 100m breaststroke

Men's 200m breaststroke

Volleyball

Men's indoor tournament

  • Preliminary round (Group A)
    • Defeated Bulgaria (3-0)
    • Defeated Poland (3-0)
    • Defeated United States (3-2)
    • Defeated Argentina (3-0)
    • Lost to Brazil (0-3)
  • Quarterfinals
    • Lost to Russia (0-3)
  • Classification matches
    • 5th/8th place: Defeated Bulgaria (3-1)
    • 5th/6th place: Lost to Brazil (0-3) → 6th place

Women's indoor tournament

Weightlifting

Men's bantamweight

Men's lightweight

Men's middleweight

Men's middle-heavyweight

Wrestling

Men's light-flyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's flyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Men's featherweight, Greco-Roman

Men's lightweight, Greco-Roman

Men's welterweight, Greco-Roman

Men's light-heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's light-flyweight, freestyle

Men's flyweight, freestyle

Men's bantamweight, freestyle

Men's lightweight, freestyle

Men's welterweight, freestyle

Men's middleweight, freestyle

Men's heavyweight, freestyle

See also

Notes

  • (ed.) Watkins, Ginger T. (1997). The Official Report of the Centennial Olympic Games, Volume III The Competition Results (PDF). Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers.  
  • "Olympic Medal Winners".  

References

  1. ^ "Cuba at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
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