You asked: What 1996 Olympic event had two United States teams playing each other for the gold medal?

What happened at the Olympics in 1996?

On July 27, 1996, a single homemade pipe bomb left in a knapsack exploded amid a crowd of spectators in Centennial Olympic Park, near the main sites of the Olympic Games in Atlanta. … The blast caused by the crude device killed one person and injured 112 others.

Who played for the 1996 USA Olympic team?


Pos. Name Height
PG Payton, Gary 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
SF Pippen, Scottie 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
SG Richmond, Mitch 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
C Robinson, David 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)

How many athletes participated in the 1996 Olympics?

At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, 44 events in athletics were contested. There were a total number of 2053 participating athletes from 191 countries.

Did Jordan play in the 96 Olympics?

In 1984, Jordan led the United States to an Olympic gold medal. … Jordan eventually led the Bulls to six NBA titles (1991-1993, 1996-1998). In 1992, Jordan also played on the Dream Team which won the basketball gold medal at Barcelona. He could also have played in 1996 but chose not to do so.

Where was the 1996 Summer Olympics held?

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