Moldova at the 1996 Summer Olympics


Moldova competed in the Summer Olympic Games as an independent nation for the first time at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Previously, Moldovan athletes competed for the Unified Team at the 1992 Winter Olympics.

Moldova at the
1996 Summer Olympics
IOC codeMDA
NOCNational Olympic Committee of the Republic of Moldova
Websitewww.olympic.md (in Romanian)
in Atlanta
Competitors40 (35 men and 5 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Vadim Vacarciuc
Medals
Ranked 58th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Romania (1924–1936)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

Medalists

Silver

Bronze

Results by event

Archery

In Moldova's debut independent archery competition, veteran and defending bronze medallist Natalia Valeeva was defeated in the third round of competition.

Women's Individual Competition:

  • Natalia Valeeva → Round of 16, 12th place (2-1)
  • Nadejda Palovandova → Round of 64, 38th place (0-1)

Athletics

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat 49.73s (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Valery Vlas 2:28.36 (→ 77th place)

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification 1.93m
  • Final 1.93m (→ 12th place)
  • Qualification 1.85m (→ did not advance)

Boxing

Men's Flyweight (51 kg)

Men's Lightweight (60 kg)

Cycling

Road Competition

Men's Individual Time Trial

  • Final 1:10:55 (→ 27th place)
  • Final 1:12:48 (→ 33rd place)

Swimming

Men's 50m Freestyle

  • Maxim Kazmirchuk
    1. Heat 23.78 (→ did not advance, 43rd place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Maxim Kazmirchuk
    1. Heat 56.46 (→ did not advance, 46th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Artur Elizarov
    1. Heat 2:07.86 (→ did not advance, 33rd place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Individual Medley

Men's 400m Individual Medley

Weightlifting

Men's Light-Heavyweight

  • Final 165.0 + 202.5 = 367.5 (→ 5th place)

Wrestling

Men's Freestyle
Men's Greco-Roman

References