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Malta competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
The Centennial Games
Shooter Frans Pace finished in 20th position
Malta took part in Athletics, Judo, Board Sailing, Shooting and Swimming.
The Maltese contingent included:
MOC Officials: Magistrate Dr. Gino Camilleri – President, Mr. Joseph Cassar – Secretary General, Mr. Philip Psaila – Chef de Mission, MOC Officials: Mag. Lino Farrugia Sacco, Mr. Peter Tortell, Dr. John Buhagiar – Doctor, Mr. Mario Galea.
The Athletes and Officials:
Athletics: Carol Galea – marathon – dnf; Mario Bonello – 100m – 88th out of 106, Mr. Charles Pullicino – Official; Judo: Laurie Pace – lost her two fights, Mr. Serguei Telliok – coach; Sailing: Andrew Wilson – board sailing – best placing was 27th and finished 38th out of 46, John Tabone – laser – at one time 24th place, but finished 41st out of 56 competitors, Mr. George Bonnici – official. Shooting: Frans Pace – 20th out of 52, Mr. Peter Croft – coach. Swimming: Gail Rizzo 100m free – last; 100m back – 2nd in her heat and 33rd out of 36, 50 free – 4th in heat – 50th out of 55, Prof. Goethe – coach.
The IOC and Freedom Forum invited Mr. Lewis Portelli as a journalist