Papua New Guinea at the 1976 Summer Olympics
|Papua New Guinea at the|
1976 Summer Olympics
(NGY used at these Games)
|NOC||Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||6 in 3 sports|
|Flag bearer||Wavala Kali|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Papua New Guinea send a delegation to compete at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 17 July to 1 August 1976. This was the nation's first appearance at a Summer Olympic Games with the nation declaring their independence from Australia a year prior. Papua New Guinea's delegation consisted of six people competing in three sports (Athletics, Boxing and Shooting). The nation's best performance was from Zoffa Yarawi who made it to the second round of the men's light flyweight class in boxing before being eliminated.
Results by event
Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics|Athletics
Men's 5,000 metres
- Heat — 14:58.33 (→ did not advance)
Boxing at the 1976 Summer Olympics|Boxing
Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)
- Zoffa Yarawi
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