Cameroon at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Cameroon at the Olympic Games

Flag of Cameroon
IOC code  CMR
NOC Comité National Olympique et Sportif du Cameroun
Website www.cnosc.com (French)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 33 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Franck Moussima[1]
Medals
Rank: 52
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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  • 2014

Cameroon competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Françoise Mbango Etone Athletics Women's triple jump August 17

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Hugo Mamba-Schlick[2] Triple jump 16.01 15 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Myriam Léonie Mani[2] 100 m 10.50 3 Q 10.08 6 Did not advance
Carole Kaboud Mebam[2] 400 m hurdles 57.81 6 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Françoise Mbango Etone[2] Triple jump 14.50 6 Q 15.39 1
Georgina Toth[2] Hammer throw NM Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Cameroon qualified three boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Mulema qualified in the welterweight class at the 1st AIBA African Olympic Boxing Qualifying Tournament.[3] Essomba and Mahaman both qualified at the second continental tournament.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Thomas Essomba Light flyweight  Danielyan (ARM)
L 3–9
Did not advance
Mahaman Smaila Light welterweight  Iglesias (CUB)
L 1–15
Did not advance
Joseph Mulema Welterweight  Bongongo (CAF)
W 17–2
 Hanati (CHN)
L 4–9
Did not advance

Football[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Cameroon squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[5] view · talk

Head coach: Martin Ndtoungou

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Amour Patrick Tignyemb (c) (1985-06-14)14 June 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Cameroon Tonnerre Yaoundé
2 3MF Albert Baning (1985-03-09)9 March 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 France Paris Saint-Germain
3 2DF Antonio Ghomsi* (1984-04-22)22 April 1984 (aged 24) 0 0 Italy Messina
4 2DF André Bikey (1985-01-08)8 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 England Reading
5 2DF Alexandre Song (1987-09-09)9 September 1987 (aged 20) 0 0 England Arsenal
6 2DF Stéphane Mbia (1986-05-20)20 May 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 France Stade Rennes
7 4FW Marc Mboua (1987-02-26)26 February 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Netherlands Cambuur
8 3MF Georges Mandjeck (1988-12-09)9 December 1988 (aged 19) 0 0 Germany Stuttgart
9 3MF Franck Songo'o (1987-05-14)14 May 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 England Portsmouth
10 4FW Christian Bekamenga (1986-05-09)9 May 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 France Nantes
11 4FW Gustave Bebbe* (1982-06-22)22 June 1982 (aged 26) 0 0 Turkey Ankaragücü
12 2DF Paul Rolland Bebey Kingué (1986-11-09)9 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Cameroon Les Astres
13 2DF Nicolas N'Koulou (1990-03-27)27 March 1990 (aged 18) 0 0 France Monaco
14 3MF Aurélien Chedjou (1985-06-20)20 June 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 France Lille
15 3MF Serge N'Gal (1986-01-13)13 January 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Portugal União de Leiria
16 1GK Joslain Mayebi (1986-10-14)14 October 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Israel Hakoah Ramat Gan
17 3MF Alain Junior Ollé Ollé (1987-04-11)11 April 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Germany Freiburg
18 2DF Alexis Enam (1986-11-25)25 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Tunisia Club Africain
22 2DF Adiaba Bondoa[n 1] (1987-01-02)2 January 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Slovakia Dunajská Streda

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Alexis Enam who was injured during the competition
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Italy 3 2 1 0 6 0 +6 7
 Cameroon 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
 South Korea 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 4
 Honduras 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0
7 August 2008
19:45
v
South Korea  1–1  Cameroon
Park Chu-young Goal 68' Report Mandjeck Goal 81'
10 August 2008
17:00
v
Cameroon  1–0  Honduras
Mbia Goal 74' Report
13 August 2008
17:00
v
Cameroon  0–0  Italy
Report
Quarterfinals
16 August 2008
18:00
v
Brazil  2–0 (a.e.t.)  Cameroon
Sóbis Goal 101'
Marcelo Goal 105'
Report

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Franck Moussima[2] Men's −100 kg  Martínez (MEX)
W 0100–0001
 Hadfi (HUN)
L 0010–1002
Did not advance

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Paul Etia Ndoumbe[2] Single sculls 7:59.26 5 SE/F BYE 7:29.68 2 FE 7:21.34 28

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alain Brigion Tobe 50 m freestyle 24.53 61 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Antoinette Guedia Mouafo 50 m freestyle 33.59 83 Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Victorine Agum Fomum[2] Women's singles  Lian Q (DOM)
L 0–4
Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Brice Vivien Batchaya[2] Men's −85 kg 153 13 180 14 333 14

Wrestling[edit]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Annabelle Ali −72 kg  Wieszczek (POL)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 16

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