Bulgaria at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Bulgaria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Bulgaria
IOC code  BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta
Competitors 110 (74 men and 36 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Dimo Tonev
Medals
Rank: 22
Gold
3
Silver
7
Bronze
5
Total
15
Olympic history (summary)
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Winter Games

Bulgaria competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 110 competitors, 74 men and 36 women, took part in 89 events in 17 sports.1

Medalists

Gold medal.svg Gold

Silver medal.svg Silver

Bronze medal.svg Bronze

Archery

Bulgaria sent only one archer to Atlanta. He was defeated in the first round.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's Long Jump

Men's Marathon

Women's High Jump

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Shot Put

Women's Long Jump

  • Iva Prandzheva
    • Qualification — 6.62m
    • Final — 6.82m (→ 7th place)

Women's Triple Jump

  • Iva Prandzheva
    • Qualification — 14.61m
    • Final — 14.92m (→ 4th place)

Badminton

Boxing

Men's 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)

Canoeing

Diving

Women's 10m Platform

Fencing

Three fencers, one man and two women, represented Bulgaria in 1996.

Men's épée
Women's foil

Gymnastics

Judo

Rhythmic gymnastics

Rowing

Shooting

Swimming

Men's 100m Butterfly

Men's 200m Individual Medley

Tennis

Women's Singles Competition

Volleyball

Men's Indoor Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Lost to Cuba (0-3)
    • Defeated Brazil (3-0)
    • Lost to Argentina (1-3)
    • Defeated Poland (3-0)
    • Defeated United States (3-2)
  • Quarterfinals
    • Lost to Netherlands (1-3)
  • Classification Matches
    • 5th/8th place: Lost to Cuba (1-3)
    • 7th/8th place: Defeated Argentina (3-1) → 7th place

Weightlifting

Men's Light-Heavyweight

  • Krastu Milev
    • Final — 160.0 + 200.0 = 360.0 (→ 8th place)

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Bulgaria at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 

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