Cook Islands at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Cook Islands at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Cook Islands
IOC code  COK
NOC Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee
Website www.oceaniasport.com/cookis
At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 8 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Helema Williams (opening)[1]
Luisa Peters (closing)
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Cook Islands, represented by eight athletes, competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's seventh appearance at the Olympics.

Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee sent the nation's largest delegation to these Olympic games. A total of 8 athletes, 3 men and 5 women, had competed in 5 different sporting events; half of them had been given Universality places by the International Olympic Committee. For the first time in its history, Cook Islands was represented by more female than male athletes at an Olympic event. Slalom and sprint canoeing was the nation's only sport to debut at these Olympic games. Laser Radial sailor Helema Williams was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Cook Islands, however, has yet to win an Olympic medal.

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
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Patrick Tuara 100 m 11.72 8 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Patricia Taea 100 m 12.47 3 Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

The Cook Islands have qualified boats for the following events.

Slalom[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ella Nicholas Women's K-1 118.69 15 118.29 16 118.29 18 Did not advance – Report

Sprint[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Joshua Utanga Men's K-1 200 m 38.966 6 Did not advance
Men's K-1 1000 m 4:32.064 8 Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Cook Islands has qualified 1 boat for each of the following events

Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Helema Williams Laser Radial 41 40 39 40 40 28 39 39 34 40 EL 339 41

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

Swimming[edit]

The Cook Islands has gained two "Universality places" from the FINA.[2]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Zachary Payne 50 m freestyle 25.26 41 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Celeste Brown 50 m freestyle 29.36 54 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Luisa Peters Women's +75 kg 82 13 100 13 182 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson, Matariki (undated (circa 10 July 2012)). "Olympic Team Confirmed". sportingpulse.com. Retrieved 14 July 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "FINA Universality Places". FINA. 6 July 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.