Hong Kong at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Hong Kong at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Infobox Olympics Hong Kong
games=1996 Summer
competitors=23
sports=10
flagbearer=Chan Sau Shan (Opening)
Lee Lai Shan (Closing)
officials=?
gold=1
silver=0
bronze=0
total=1
rank=49

Hong Kong competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States, for the last time as a British colony.

At these Games, Hong Kong won its first ever Olympic medal. Lee Lai Shan won a gold medal in sailing, in the board (mistral) event.

Medalists

Gold

* Lee Lai Shansailing, women's sailboard (Mistral)

Results by event


=Swimming=

Men's 50m Freestyle
* Arthur Li
*# Heat – 23.77 (→ did not advance, 42nd place)

Men's 100m Freestyle
* Arthur Li
*# Heat – 51.84 (→ did not advance, 43rd place)

Men's 400m Freestyle
* Mark Kwok
*# Heat – 4:02.68 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly
* Mark Kwok
*# Heat – 2:04.01 (→ did not advance, 34th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley
* Mark Kwok
*# Heat – 2:07.61 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley
* Mark Kwok
*# Heat – 4:31.13 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

References

*cite book |title=The Official Report of the Centennial Olympic Games, Volume III The Competition Results |author=(ed.) Watkins, Ginger T. |publisher=Peachtree Publishers |location=Atlanta |year=1997 |isbn=1-56145-150-9 |url=http://www.la84foundation.org/6oic/OfficialReports/1996/1996v3.pdf |format=PDF |accessdate=2008-02-13
*cite web |title=Olympic Medal Winners |publisher=International Olympic Committee |url=http://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/results/search_r_uk.asp |accessdate=2008-02-13

External links

* [http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/countries/HKG/ Hong Kong]


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