El Salvador at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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El Salvador at the Olympic Games

Flag of El Salvador
IOC code  ESA
NOC Comité Olímpico de El Salvador
Website www.somosazulyblanco.com (Spanish)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 11 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Eva Dimas
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

El Salvador competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, from 8 to 24 August 2008. This was the nation's ninth appearance at the Olympics.

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador sent a total of 11 athletes to the Games, 4 men and 7 women, to compete in 9 sports. Weightlifter Eva Dimas, who also carried the flag in 2000, was selected to carry her nation's flag during the opening ceremony.

Competitors[edit]

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador selected a team of 11 athletes, 4 men and 7 women, to compete in 9 sports.[1] Weightlifter Eva Dimas, at age 35, was the oldest athlete of the team, while cyclist Mario Contreras was the youngest at age 21.

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 Final
Result Rank
Salvador Mira 50 km walk DSQ
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Verónica Colindres 20 km walk 1:36.52 38

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Mario Wilfredo Contreras Men's road race Did not finish

Track[edit]

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Rank Opponent
Results
Rank
Evelyn García Women's individual pursuit 3:56.849 13 Did not advance
Omnium
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Evelyn García Women's points race 0 0 16

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
Franklin Cisneros Men's −81 kg BYE  Stevens (USA)
L 0000–1011
Did not advance

Rowing[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Camila Vargas Palomo Single sculls 8:32:06 3 QF 8:11:79 5 SC/D 8:22.35 4 FD 8:02.91 22

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

Shooting[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Luisa Maida 10 m air pistol 375 34 Did not advance
25 m pistol 582 6 Q 774.0 8

Swimming[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Golda Marcus 400 m freestyle 4:23:50 39 Did not advance
800 m freestyle 8:51.21 35 Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Rafael Arévalo Men's singles  Lee H-T (KOR)
W 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
 Federer (SUI)
L 2–6, 4–6
Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Eva Dimas Women's +75 kg 105 9 127 DNF 105 DNF

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 Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Íngrid Medrano −48 kg BYE  Dobre (ROU)
W 3–1 PP
 Bakatyuk (KAZ)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 9

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Salvador at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games." Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved on 16 March 2014.