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1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1996 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1996 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. Examples of athletes on this list include Shaquille O'Neal and Kurt Angle.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1996 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.
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Abiodun Obafemi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's football

Date Of Birth: 1973-12-25

Place Of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria, Africa, Lagos State, Lagos Island, + more

Nationality: Nigeria

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Ágnes Ková... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 200m breaststroke

Date Of Birth: 1981-07-13

Place Of Birth: Budapest, Hungary, Europe, Earth, Central Europe, + more

Nationality: Hungary

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Swimming at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre breaststroke, Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre breaststroke

Olympic Medalist Games: 2000 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Bronze medal

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Aleksandr Beketov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Épée individual

Date Of Birth: 1970

Place Of Birth: Voskresensk, Russia, Moscow Oblast, Europe, Asia, + more

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Épée, Individual

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Aleksandra Ivošev is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 10m air rifle, Women's 50m rifle 3 positions

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Shooting at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's 10 metre air rifle, Shooting at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's 50 metre rifle three positions

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal, Gold medal

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Aleksei Aleksandrovich P... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Weightlifting, Middle Heavyweight 85-94 kg, Men's Weightlifting

Date Of Birth: 1974-09-08

Place Of Birth: Volgograd, Russia

Nationality: Russia

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Middle Heavyweight 83-91 kg, Weightlifting at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's Middle-Heavyweight 85-94 kg, Weightlifting at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Men's Middle Heavyweight 85- 94 kg

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal, Gold medal

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Alessandra Sensini is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's Sailboard

Date Of Birth: 1970-01-26

Nationality: Italy

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Sailing at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's Sailboard, Sailing at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's sailboard, Sailing at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's Sailboard, Sailing at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's sailboard

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal, Gold medal, Silver medal

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Alessandro Puccini is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Foil individual

Date Of Birth: 1968-08-28

Place Of Birth: Pisa, Province of Pisa, Tuscany, Italy, Earth, + more

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil, Individual

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Alexander Karelin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Super Heavyweight 100-130 kg, Greco-Roman Wrestling Super Heavyweight 97-130 kg

Date Of Birth: 1967-09-19

Place Of Birth: Novosibirsk, Russia, Novosibirsk Oblast, Europe, Asia, + more

Nationality: Russia

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight, Wrestling at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight, Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight, Wrestling at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Super Heavyweight

Olympic Medalist Games: 1988 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics, 1992 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Silver medal

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Alexander Parygin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Modern pentathlon

Date Of Birth: 1973-04-25

Place Of Birth: Almaty, Kazakhstan, Asia, Almaty Province, Earth, + more

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Modern pentathlon at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Individual

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Alexander Vladimirovich ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 100m freestyle, Men's 50m freestyle

Date Of Birth: 1963-02-22

Place Of Birth: Tobolsk, Russia, Tyumen Oblast, Europe, Asia, + more

Nationality: Russia

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre freestyle, Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's 50 metre freestyle, Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre freestyle, Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Men's 50 metre freestyle

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics, 1992 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Tande is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Tande

Date Of Birth: 1970-03-20

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Alexei Nemov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round, Men's Horizontal bar

Date Of Birth: 1976-05-28

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Gymnastics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's artistic individual all-around, Gymnastics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's Horizontal Bar, Gymnastics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's parallel bars, Gymnastics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's pommel horse, Gymnastics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's Floor Exercises, + more

Olympic Medalist Games: 2000 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Bronze medal, Silver medal

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Allen Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Athletics, 110m hurdles

Date Of Birth: 1971-03-01

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's 110 metre hurdles

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Amanda Beard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 200m breaststroke, Women's 200m individual medley, Women's 100m breaststroke

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1981-10-29

Place Of Birth: Newport Beach, United States of America, California, Orange County

Olympic Sport: Swimming

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre breaststroke, Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre breaststroke, Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre Individual Medley, Swimming at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre breaststroke, Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre breaststroke

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal, Gold medal, Bronze medal

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Amy Van Dyken is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 4x100m freestyle relay, Women's 100m butterfly, Women's 50m freestyle

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1973-02-15

Place Of Birth: Englewood, Colorado, Arapahoe County, 80110, United States of America, + more

Olympic Sport: Swimming

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Swimming at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's 4x100 metre freestyle relay, Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre butterfly, Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's 50 metre freestyle

Olympic Medalist Games: 2000 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Ana Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's Volleyball

Date Of Birth: 1973-08-03

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Volleyball at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's Volleyball, Volleyball at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's volleyball, Volleyball at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's volleyball, Volleyball at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Women's volleyball

Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 1992 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal, Gold medal

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Anatoly Khrapaty is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Weightlifting, Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg, Men's Weightlifting

Date Of Birth: 1962-10-20

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer olympics - Men's Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg, Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's First Heavyweight 91-99 kg

Olympic Medalist Games: 1988 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Silver medal

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Andre Agassi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Tennis, singles

Date Of Birth: 1970-04-29

Place Of Birth: Las Vegas, United States of America, Nevada

Nationality: United States of America, Armenia

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Singles

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Andrea Benelli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Skeet

Date Of Birth: 1960-06-28

Nationality: Italy

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Shooting at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's Skeet, Shooting at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's skeet

Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Bronze medal

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Andrea Collinelli is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Track cycling, Individual Pursuit

Date Of Birth: 1969-07-02

Place Of Birth: Ravenna, Italy, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Earth, + more

Olympic Sport: Cycling

Nationality: Italy

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Cycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Individual Pursuit

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Andreas Wecker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Horizontal bar, Men's Pommel horse, Men's Rings

Date Of Birth: 1970-01-02

Place Of Birth: Staßfurt, Germany, Saxony-Anhalt, Europe, Western Europe, + more

Nationality: Germany

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Gymnastics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's Horizontal Bar, Gymnastics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's pommel horse, Gymnastics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's rings, Gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's Horizontal Bar

Olympic Medalist Games: 1992 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal, Bronze medal, Gold medal

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Andrei Chemerkin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Weightlifting, Super Heavyweight +108

Date Of Birth: 1972-02-17

Place Of Birth: Solnechnogorsk, Russia, Moscow Oblast, Europe, Asia, + more

Nationality: Russia

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Super Heavyweight +108 kg

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Andrija Gerić is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Volleyball

Date Of Birth: 1977-01-24

Place Of Birth: Novi Sad, Serbia, Vojvodina, South Bačka District, Europe, + more

Nationality: Serbia

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's volleyball, Volleyball at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Men's volleyball, Volleyball at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's volleyball, Volleyball at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's Volleyball

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Bronze medal

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Andrzej Wroński is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Heavyweight 90-100kg

Date Of Birth: 1965-10-08

Place Of Birth: Kartuzy, Poland, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Kartuzy County, Gmina Kartuzy, + more

Nationality: Poland

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Heavyweight, Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Heavyweight

Olympic Medalist Games: 1988 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Anky van Grunsven is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 1996 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Dressage, individual

Olympic Country: Netherlands

Date Of Birth: 1968-01-02

Place Of Birth: Veghel, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands, North Brabant, Europe, + more

Olympic Sport: Dressage

Nationality: Netherlands

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Equestrian at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual, Equestrian at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual, Equestrian at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Dressage, + more

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Silver medal

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