Dominican Republic at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Dominican Republic at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Dominican Republic
IOC code  DOM
NOC Comité Olímpico Dominicano
Website www.colimdo.org (Spanish)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 25 in 8 sports
Flag bearer Félix Sanchez (opening)
Manuel Félix Díaz (closing)
Medals
Rank: 46
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

The Dominican Republic 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
 Gold Manuel Félix Díaz Boxing Light welterweight
 Silver Gabriel Mercedes Taekwondo Men's 58 kg

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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Arismendy Peguero 400 m 46.28 6 Did not advance
Félix Sánchez 400 m hurdles 51.10 5 Did not advance
Joel Báez
Pedro Mejía
Arismendy Peguero
Carlos Yohelin Santa
Yoel Tapia
4×400 m relay 3:04.31 SB 8 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mariely Sánchez 200 m 24.05 6 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

The Dominican Republic qualified six boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Nunez was the only boxer to qualify at the World Championships.[1] Payano became the second to qualify for the nation, doing so at the first American qualifying tournament.[2] The remaining four boxers qualified at the second American continental qualifying tournament.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Winston Mendez Light flyweight  Bilali (KEN)
W 9–3
 Ruanroeng (THA)
L 3–7
Did not advance
Juan Carlos Payano Flyweight  Thomas (FRA)
W 10–6
 Picardi (ITA)
L 4–8
Did not advance
Roberto Navarro Featherweight  Porozo (ECU)
L 3–3+
Did not advance
Manuel Félix Díaz Light welterweight  Hambardzumyan (ARM)
W 11–4
 Joyce (IRL)
W 11+–11
 Sepahvand (IRI)
W 11–6
 Vastine (FRA)
W 12–10
 Boonjumnong (THA)
W 12–4
1
Gilbert Lenin Castillo Welterweight  Stretskyy (UKR)
L 6–9
Did not advance
Argenis Casimiro Middleweight BYE  Blanco (VEN)
L 7–18
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
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Juan Jacinto Men's −66 kg BYE  Uchishiba (JPN)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance  Miresmaeili (IRI)
L 0000–0011
Did not advance
Teófilo Diek Men's −100 kg BYE  Morgan (CAN)
L 1001–0000
Did not advance
María García Women's −52 kg BYE  Fernandes (BRA)
W 0010–0001
 Kim K-O (KOR)
L 0000–1003
Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Raul Aguayo Laser 37 30 35 38 34 28 29 36 29 CAN EL 258 40

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
Julio Elizardo Dujarric Lembcke Skeet 110 31 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jacinto Ayala 50 m freestyle 22.57 34 Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Singles
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
Lin Ju Men's singles BYE  Apolonia (POR)
W 4–1
 Crisan (ROU)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Lian Qian Women's singles  Fomum (CMR)
W 4–0
 Komwong (THA)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Wu Xue BYE  Sang Xu (AUS)
W 4–0
 Wang Yg (SIN)
W 4–1
 Gao J (USA)
W 4–3
 Guo Y (CHN)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Team
Athlete Event Group round Semifinals Bronze playoff 1 Bronze playoff 2 Bronze medal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Lian Qian
Johenny Valdez
Wu Xue
Women's team Group A
 China (CHN)
L 0 – 3
 Austria (AUT)
L 0 – 3
 Croatia (CRO)
L 1 – 3
4 Did not advance

Taekwondo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Gabriel Mercedes Men's −58 kg  Póvoa (POR)
W 3–0
 Chu M-Y (TPE)
W 3–2
 Ramos (ESP)
W 3–2
BYE  Pérez (MEX)
L 1–1 SUP
2

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Yuderqui Contreras Women's −53 kg 93 4 111 5 204 5

See also[edit]

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