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1976 Summer Olympics Silver Medal Winners

Updated October 13, 2018 1.1k views197 items

List of Olympic silver medal winners from the 1976 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a silver medal should certainly be commended. These famous silver medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1976 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. List includes Greg Louganis, Nadia Comăneci and more.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1976 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a silver medal.
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  • 1

    Alejandro Casañas

    Men's Athletics, 110m hurdles

    Date Of Birth1954-01-29

    Place Of BirthHavana,Cuba,Earth,Latin America,North America

    NationalityCuba

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's 110 metre hurdles,Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's 110 metre hurdles

    Olympic Medalist Games1980 Summer Olympics,1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 2

    Aleksandr Baryshnikov

    Men's Shot put

    Date Of Birth1948-11-11

    NationalitySoviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's Shot Put,Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's shot put

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics,1980 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal

  • 3

    Aleksandr Ivanov

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, flyweight 48-52 kg

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's freestyle Flyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 4

    Aleksandr Kedyarov

    50 metre running target

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's 50 metre running target

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 5

    Aleksey Spiridonov

    Men's Hammer throw

    Date Of Birth1951-11-20

    NationalitySoviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's Hammer Throw

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 6

    Alexander Dityatin

    Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round

    Date Of Birth1957-08-07

    Place Of BirthSaint Petersburg,Russia,Northwestern Federal District,Europe,Asia

    NationalityRussia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's artistic individual all-around,Gymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's Horizontal Bar,Gymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's parallel bars,Gymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's Vault,Gymnastics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's pommel horse

    Olympic Medalist Games1980 Summer Olympics,1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal,Bronze medal

  • 7

    Alexander Tomov

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Super Heavyweight +100 kg

    Date Of Birth1949-04-03

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight,Wrestling at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight,Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics,1972 Summer Olympics,1980 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 8

    Alexandr Romankov

    Men's Foil individual

    Date Of Birth1953

    Place Of BirthKorsakov,Russia,Sakhalin Oblast,Europe,Asia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil, Individual,Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil, Individual,Fencing at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil

    Olympic Medalist Games1980 Summer Olympics,1988 Summer Olympics,1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal

  • 9

    Anatoli Bykov

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Welterweight 68-74kg

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Welterweight,Wrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Welterweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1980 Summer Olympics,1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 10

    Andrea Pollack

    Women's 4x100m freestyle relay, Women's 100m butterfly

    Date Of Birth1961-05-08

    Place Of BirthSchwerin,Germany,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 4 x 100 metre freestyle relay,Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre butterfly,Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre butterfly,Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre butterfly,Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 4 x 100 metre medley relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics,1980 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 11

    Andrey Balashov

    Finn Class

    Date Of Birth1946-03-22

    Place Of BirthSoviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSailing at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Finn Class, Sailing at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Finn Class

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics, 1980 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal, Silver medal

  • 12

    Andrei Bogdanov

    Men's 4x200m freestyle relay

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 13

    Andrés Aldama

    Men's Boxing, Light Welterweight 60-63.5

    Date Of Birth1956-04-09

    Place Of BirthMatanzas,Cuba,Matanzas Province,Earth,Latin America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Light Welterweight,Boxing at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Welterweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics,1980 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 14

    Andrey Krylov

    Men's 200m Freestyle, Men's 400m freestyle

    Date Of Birth1956-05-10

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's 200 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1980 Summer Olympics,1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 15

    Annegret Richter

    Women's Athletics, 100m

    Date Of Birth1950-10-13

    Place Of BirthDortmund,Germany,Arnsberg,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metres,Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 16

    Antti Kalliomäki

    Men's Pole vault

    Date Of Birth1947-01-08

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's Pole Vault

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 17

    Armando da Silva Marques

    Olympic trap

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Trap

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 18

    Atanas Shopov

    Men's Weightlifting, Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Men's Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg,Weightlifting at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg

    Olympic Medalist Games1972 Summer Olympics,1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal

  • 19

    Ben Peterson

    Men's freestyle wrestling, light heavyweight 90kg

    Date Of Birth1950-06-27

    Place Of BirthBarron County,United States of America,Wisconsin

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's freestyle Light Heavyweight,Wrestling at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Men's freestyle Light Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics,1972 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 20

    Birgit Treiber

    Women's 200m backstroke, Women's 100m backstroke

    Date Of Birth1960-02-26

    Place Of BirthOschatz,Germany,Saxony,Europe,Western Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre backstroke,Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre backstroke,Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre backstroke,Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 4 x 100 metre medley relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1980 Summer Olympics,1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal,Gold medal

  • 21

    Bronisław Malinowski

    Men's 3000m steeplechase

    Date Of Birth1951-06-04

    NationalityPoland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's 3000 metre steeplechase,Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's 3000 metre Steeplechase

    Olympic Medalist Games1980 Summer Olympics,1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 22

    Camille Wright

    Women's 4x100m medley relay

    Date Of Birth1955

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 4 x 100 metre medley relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 23

    Carlos Lopes

    Men's Marathon, Men's Athletics

    Date Of Birth1947-02-18

    Place Of BirthViseu,Portugal,Earth,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityPortugal

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics - Men's Marathon,Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's 10000 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1984 Summer Olympics,1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 24

    Charles Mooney

    Men's Boxing, Bantamweight 51 - 54kg

    Date Of Birth1951-01-27

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Bantamweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 25

    Cheryl Gibson

    Women's 400m individual medley

    Date Of Birth1959-07-28

    NationalityCanada

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Women's 400 metre Individual Medley

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal