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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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  • 1

    Abiodun Obafemi

    Men's football

    Date Of Birth1973-12-25

    Place Of BirthLagos,Nigeria,Africa,Lagos State,Lagos Island

    NationalityNigeria

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFootball at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament

    Olympic Medalist Games1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 2

    Ágnes Kovács

    Women's 200m breaststroke

    Date Of Birth1981-07-13

    Place Of BirthBudapest,Hungary,Europe,Earth,Central Europe

    NationalityHungary

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

    Olympic Medalist Games2000 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 3

    Aleksandr Beketov

    Men's Épée individual

    Date Of Birth1970

    Place Of BirthVoskresensk,Russia,Moscow Oblast,Europe,Asia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Épée, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 4

    Aleksandra Ivošev

    Women's 10m air rifle, Women's 50m rifle 3 positions

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting 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 Games1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • 5

    Aleksei Aleksandrovich Petrov

    Men's Weightlifting, Middle Heavyweight 85-94 kg

    Date Of Birth1974-09-08

    Place Of BirthVolgograd, Russia

    NationalityRussia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting 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 Games1996 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal, Gold medal

  • 6

    Alessandra Sensini

    Women's Sailboard

    Date Of Birth1970-01-26

    NationalityItaly

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSailing 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 Games1996 Summer Olympics,2004 Summer Olympics,2000 Summer Olympics,2008 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal,Silver medal

  • 7

    Alessandro Puccini

    Men's Foil individual

    Date Of Birth1968-08-28

    Place Of BirthPisa,Province of Pisa,Tuscany,Italy,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 8
    Alexander Karelin

    Alexander Karelin

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Super Heavyweight 100-130 kg

    Date Of Birth1967-09-19

    Place Of BirthNovosibirsk,Russia,Novosibirsk Oblast,Europe,Asia

    NationalityRussia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling 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 Games1988 Summer Olympics,2000 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics,1992 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

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  • 9

    Alexander Parygin

    Men's Modern pentathlon

    Date Of Birth1973-04-25

    Place Of BirthAlmaty,Kazakhstan,Asia,Almaty Province,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionModern pentathlon at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 10

    Alexander Vladimirovich Popov

    Men's 100m freestyle, Men's 50m freestyle

    Date Of Birth1963-02-22

    Place Of BirthTobolsk,Russia,Tyumen Oblast,Europe,Asia

    NationalityRussia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming 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 Games1996 Summer Olympics,1992 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 11

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  • 12
    Alexei Nemov

    Alexei Nemov

    Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round

    Date Of Birth1976-05-28

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics 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

    Olympic Medalist Games2000 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal,Silver medal

  • 13
    Allen Johnson

    Allen Johnson

    Men's Athletics, 110m hurdles

    Date Of Birth1971-03-01

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's 110 metre hurdles

    Olympic Medalist Games1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 14
    Amanda Beard

    Amanda Beard

    Women's 200m breaststroke, Women's 200m individual medley

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1981-10-29

    Place Of BirthNewport Beach,United States of America,California,Orange County

    Olympic SportSwimming

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming 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 Games1996 Summer Olympics,2004 Summer Olympics,2000 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant2004 Summer Olympics,2008 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal,Bronze medal

  • 15
    Amy Van Dyken

    Amy Van Dyken

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

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1973-02-15

    Place Of BirthEnglewood,Colorado,Arapahoe County,80110,United States of America

    Olympic SportSwimming

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming 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 Games2000 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 16

    Ana Fernandez

    Women's Volleyball

    Date Of Birth1973-08-03

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionVolleyball 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 Games2004 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics,2000 Summer Olympics,1992 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • 17
    Anatoly Khrapaty

    Anatoly Khrapaty

    Men's Weightlifting, Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg

    Date Of Birth1962-10-20

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting 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 Games1988 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 18
    Andre Agassi

    Andre Agassi

    Men's Tennis, singles

    Date Of Birth1970-04-29

    Place Of BirthLas Vegas,United States of America,Nevada

    NationalityUnited States of America,Armenia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionTennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

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  • 19

    Andrea Benelli

    Men's Skeet

    Date Of Birth1960-06-28

    NationalityItaly

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

    Olympic Medalist Games2004 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 20

    Andrea Collinelli

    Men's Track cycling, Individual Pursuit

    Date Of Birth1969-07-02

    Place Of BirthRavenna,Italy,Province of Ravenna,Emilia-Romagna,Earth

    Olympic SportCycling

    NationalityItaly

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Individual Pursuit

    Olympic Medalist Games1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 21
    Andreas Wecker

    Andreas Wecker

    Men's Horizontal bar, Men's Pommel horse

    Date Of Birth1970-01-02

    Place Of BirthStaßfurt,Germany,Saxony-Anhalt,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics 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 Games1992 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 22

    Andrei Chemerkin

    Men's Weightlifting, Super Heavyweight +108

    Date Of Birth1972-02-17

    Place Of BirthSolnechnogorsk,Russia,Moscow Oblast,Europe,Asia

    NationalityRussia

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 23
    Andrija Gerić

    Andrija Gerić

    Men's Volleyball

    Date Of Birth1977-01-24

    Place Of BirthNovi Sad,Serbia,Vojvodina,South Bačka District,Europe

    NationalitySerbia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionVolleyball 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 Games2008 Summer Olympics,2000 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics,2004 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 24
    Andrzej Wroński

    Andrzej Wroński

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Heavyweight 90-100kg

    Date Of Birth1965-10-08

    Place Of BirthKartuzy,Poland,Pomeranian Voivodeship,Kartuzy County,Gmina Kartuzy

    NationalityPoland

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 25
    Anky van Grunsven

    Anky van Grunsven

    Dressage, individual

    Olympic CountryNetherlands

    Date Of Birth1968-01-02

    Place Of BirthVeghel,Netherlands,Kingdom of the Netherlands,North Brabant,Europe

    Olympic SportDressage

    NationalityNetherlands

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionEquestrian at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual,Equestrian at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual,Equestrian at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Dressage

    Olympic Medalist Games2008 Summer Olympics,2004 Summer Olympics,2000 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant2004 Summer Olympics,2008 Summer Olympics,2000 Summer Olympics,1996 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

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