Switzerland at the
1996 Summer Olympics
IOC codeSUI
NOCSwiss Olympic Association
Websitewww.swissolympic.ch (in German and French)
in Atlanta
Competitors114 (71 men and 43 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Stefan Schärer
Medals
Ranked 18th
Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
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

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Pascal Richard Cycling Men's road race
 Gold Li Donghua Gymnastics Men's pommel horse
 Gold Xeno Müller Rowing Men's single sculls
 Gold Markus Gier
Michael Gier
Rowing Men's lightweight double sculls
 Silver Thomas Frischknecht Cycling Men's mountainbike cross country
 Silver Daniela Baumer
Sabine Eichenberger
Gabi Müller
Ingrid Haralamow
Canoeing Women's K-4 500 metres
 Silver Wilhelm Melliger
Calvaro V
Equestrian Individual jumping

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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

Main article: Badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Road Competition

Alex Zulle during the road time trial
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

Men's Points Race

  • Final — 8 points (→ 17th place)

Mountain Bike

Men's Cross Country

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

Women's Cross Country

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

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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

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

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's Competition

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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

Main article: Table tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Tennis

Main article: Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's Singles Competition


Women's Singles Competition

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2012-02-19.