Chile at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Chile at the Olympic Games

Flag of Chile
IOC code  CHI
NOC Comité Olímpico de Chile
Website www.coch.cl (Spanish)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 27 in 14 sports
Flag bearer Fernando González
Medals
Rank: 70
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Chile 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
 Silver Fernando González Tennis Men's singles

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
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Roberto Echeverría Marathon N/A 2:23:54 49
Cristián Reyes 200 m 21.20 7 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ignacio Guerra Javelin throw 73.03 24 Did not advance
Marco Antonio Verni Shot put 17.96 39 Did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Gonzalo Barroilhet Result 11.33 7.08 13.23 1.93 51.91 14.26 46.07 NM DNS DNF
Points 789 833 681 740 729 941 789 0 0
Women
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Natalia Duco Shot put 17.40 22 Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

Slalom[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Total Rank Time Rank Time Rank Total Rank
Pablo McCandless Men's K-1 88.24 17 88.40 14 176.64 16 Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Patricio Almonacid Men's road race Did not finish
Gonzalo Garrido 6:36:48 70

Track[edit]

Omnium
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Marco Arriagada Men's points race 1 0 18

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Cristóbal Silva Men's cross-country LAP (2 laps) 36
Francisca Campos Women's cross-country LAP (2 laps) 25

Equestrian[edit]

Eventing[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Sergio Iturriaga Lago Rupanco Individual 63.00 60 Eliminated Did not advance

Fencing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
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Score
Rank
Paris Inostroza Individual épée  Nishida (JPN)
W 15–11
 Fernández (VEN)
L 10–15
Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
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Result
Rank
Felipe Novoa Men's −66 kg BYE  Casale (ITA)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Athlete Event Shooting
(10 m air pistol)
Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Running
(3000 m)
Total points Final rank
Points Rank MP Points Results Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Cristián Bustos Men's 178 21 1072 12–23 33 688 2:15.26 35 1180 296 23 904 9:19.01 6 1164 5008 27

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Óscar Vásquez Single sculls 7:39.58 3 QF 7:06.61 4 SC/D 7:17.17 2 FC 7:07.02 16
Women
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Soraya Jadué Single sculls 8:04.08 5 QF 7:51:52 4 SC/D 8:13.67 2 FC 7:48.35 17

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Sailing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Matías del Solar Laser 3 34 30 25 21 9 25 23 DNF CAN EL 170 25

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race; CAN = Race cancelled

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Jorge Atalah Skeet 111 28 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Oliver Elliot[1] 50 m freestyle 22.75 41 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Kristel Köbrich[2] 800 m freestyle 8:34.25 20 Did not advance
10 km open water N/A DNF

Tennis[edit]

Chile had qualified places in both men's singles and men's doubles. After winning the gold medal in Athens, Nicolás Massú received and accepted an invitation from the International Tennis Federation to compete at these Olympic games.[2][3][4]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
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Score
Rank
Fernando González Men's singles  Sun P (CHN)
W 6–4, 6–4
 Čilić (CRO)
W 6–4, 6–2
 Rochus (BEL)
W 6–0, 6–3
 Mathieu (FRA)
W 6–4, 6–4
 Blake (USA)
W 4–6, 7–5, 11–9
 Nadal (ESP)
L 3–6, 6–7(2–7), 3–6
2
Nicolas Massú  Darcis (BEL)
W 6–4, 7–5
 Nalbandian (ARG)
L 6–7(0–7), 1–6
Did not advance
Fernando González
Nicolas Massú
Men's doubles N/A  Tursunov /
Youzhny (RUS)
L 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Did not advance

Triathlon[edit]

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Bárbara Riveros Women's 20:21 0:28 1:26:52 0:34 36:16 2:03:42.56 25

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Elizabeth Poblete Women's −75 kg 91 12 106 12 197 12

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "With swimmer Oliver Elliot Chile sum classified 27" (Spanish)Xinhuanet July 12, 2008
  2. ^ a b 26 chileans in Beijing(Spanish), ADO Chile, July 10, 2008
  3. ^ "Massu granted special place in Olympic tennis", Seattle Times, June 30, 2008
  4. ^ "Tennis: Chile's “Vampire” rising from the dead", Patagonia Times, May 14, 2008