Turkey at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Turkey at the
1996 Summer Olympics
IOC code TUR
NOC Turkish National Olympic Committee
Website olimpiyat.org.tr (English) (Turkish)
in Atlanta
Competitors 53
Ranked 19th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 1 1 6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Turkey competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States.


Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Mutlu, HalilHalil Mutlu Weightlifting Men's Flyweight (54 kg)
 Gold Süleymanoğlu, NaimNaim Süleymanoğlu Weightlifting Men's Featherweight (64 kg)
 Gold Yerlikaya, HamzaHamza Yerlikaya Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight (82 kg)
 Gold Demir, MahmutMahmut Demir Wrestling Men's Freestyle Super Heavyweight (> 100 kg)
 Silver Beyleroglu, MalikMalik Beyleroglu Boxing Men's Middleweight
 Bronze Pirim, AkifAkif Pirim Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Featherweight (62 kg)

Results by event


In its fourth Olympic archery competition, Turkey's women nearly earned two medals. Elif Altınkaynak made it to the semifinals in the individual competition, and the women's team made it there in the team round. However, the semifinals were as far as any Turkish archer got, and Altankaynak and the team both lost there and in the bronze medal matches.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:


Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result 7575 points (→ 29th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification 57.86m (→ did not advance)

Women's Marathon


Men's Light Flyweight ( 48 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 Middleweight ( 75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight ( 81 kg)


Men's 400m Freestyle

Men's 100m Backstroke

Men's 200m Backstroke

Men's 100m Butterfly

Men's 200m Butterfly

Women's 100m Butterfly

Women's 200m Butterfly


Men's Light-Heavyweight ( 83 kg)

  • Final 165.0 + 197.5 = 362.5 (→ 7th place)


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