Cuba at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Cuba at the
1996 Summer Olympics
IOC code CUB
NOC Cuban Olympic Committee
in Atlanta
Competitors 164 (111 men and 53 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Rolando Tucker
Ranked 8th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
9 8 8 25
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Cuba competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 164 competitors, 111 men and 53 women, took part in 84 events in 15 sports.[1]

Because of its relations with the United States and the trade embargo due to Fidel Castro regime, Cuban athletes were allowed to travel to Atlanta following the permission of its local NOC.






Men's 4 × 400 m relay

Men's long jump

Men's decathlon

Men's discus throw

Men's hammer throw

Women's 4x400 metres relay

Women's long jump

Women's high jump

Women's triple jump

Women's javelin throw

Women's discus throw

Women's shot put

Women's heptathlon


Defending gold medallist and undefeated team Cuba made its second appearance in the 1996 Olympic baseball tournament. Once again, the Cubans went undefeated, beating all seven of the other teams in the preliminary round. A semifinal victory over Nicaragua and a final win against Japan won Cuba its second gold medal in baseball and improved its Olympic win-loss record to 18-0.

Men's tournament:


Women's tournament

Beach volleyball


Men's light 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)

Men's welterweight ( 67 kg)

Men's light middleweight ( 71 kg)

Men's middleweight ( 75 kg)

Men's light heavyweight ( 81 kg)

Men's heavyweight (91 kg)

Men's super heavyweight (> 91 kg)


Women's individual road race


Seven fencers, four men and three women, represented Cuba in 1996.

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


Men's extra-lightweight

Men's half-lightweight

Men's middleweight

Men's half-heavyweight

Men's heavyweight

Women's extra-lightweight

Women's half-lightweight

Women's lightweight

Women's half-middleweight

Women's middleweight

Women's half-heavyweight

Women's heavyweight





Men's 100m backstroke

Men's 200m backstroke

Men's 100m breaststroke

Men's 200m breaststroke


Men's indoor tournament

Women's indoor tournament


Men's bantamweight

Men's lightweight

Men's middleweight

Men's middle-heavyweight


Men's light-flyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's flyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Men's featherweight, Greco-Roman

Men's lightweight, Greco-Roman

Men's welterweight, Greco-Roman

Men's light-heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's light-flyweight, freestyle

Men's flyweight, freestyle

Men's bantamweight, freestyle

Men's lightweight, freestyle

Men's welterweight, freestyle

Men's middleweight, freestyle

Men's heavyweight, freestyle

See also



  1. "Cuba at the 1996 Summer Games". Retrieved 2012-02-08.
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