Malaysia at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Malaysia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Malaysia
IOC code  MAS
NOC Olympic Council of Malaysia
Website www.olympic.org.my (English)
At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
Competitors 26 in 11 sports
Flag bearer Bryan Nickson Lomas[1]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*As Malaya

Summer Youth Olympics Games

Other related appearances
North Borneo (1956)

Malaysia competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004. This was the nation's twelfth appearance at the Olympics, although it had previously competed in two other games under the name Malaya. Malaysia, however, did not participate at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, because of its partial support to the United States boycott.

With the absence of the men's field hockey team, Olympic Council of Malaysia sent the nation's smallest delegation to the Games since the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. A total of 26 athletes, 18 men and 8 women, competed in 11 sports. Nine Malaysian athletes had previously competed in Sydney, including badminton tandem Choong Tan Fook and Lee Wan Wah, race walker Yuan Yufang, and US-based swimmers Alex Lim Keng Liat and Allen Ong. Being the youngest ever athlete of the team, fourteen-year-old diver Bryan Nickson Lomas was appointed by the council to become the nation's flag bearer in the opening ceremony.[1] Malaysia also marked its official debut in archery.

Malaysia failed to win a single Olympic medal for the second consecutive time since the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where badminton pair Cheah Soon Kit and Yap Kim Hock claimed a silver in the men's doubles.

Archery[edit]

One Malaysian archer qualified for the women's individual archery.

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Mon Redee Sut Txi Women's individual 626 32  Bolotova (RUS)
L 143–154
Did not advance

Athletics[edit]

Malaysian athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard).[2][3]

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
Nazmizan Muhammad 200 m 21.24 7 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Yuan Yufang 20 km walk 1:36:34 35

Badminton[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Muhammad Roslin Hashim Singles  Kuncoro (INA)
L 15–6, 9–15, 15–8
Did not advance
Lee Chong Wei  Ng W (HKG)
W 15–3, 15–13
 Chen H (CHN)
L 11–15, 15–3, 12–15
Did not advance
Wong Choong Hann  Wacha (POL)
W 15–1, 15–5
 Hidayat (INA)
L 15–11, 7–15, 9–15
Did not advance
Chan Chong Ming
Chew Choon Eng
Doubles  Patis /
Velkos (GRE)
W 15–1, 15–4
 Sang Y /
Zheng B (CHN)
L 11–15, 7–15
Did not advance
Choong Tan Fook
Lee Wan Wah
BYE  Panvisvas /
Teerawiwatana (THA)
W 15–10, 15–13
 Lee D-S /
Yoo Y-S (KOR)
L 15–11, 11–15, 9–15
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Chin Eei Hui
Wong Pei Tty
Doubles  Yamada /
Yamamoto (JPN)
W 15–7, 15–9
 Gao L /
Huang S (CHN)
L 12–15, 8–15
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Track[edit]

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Josiah Ng Men's sprint 10.515
68.473
11  Villanueva (ESP)
L
 Yang H-C (KOR)
 Jeřábek (SVK)
W 11.006
65.418
 Bayley (AUS)
L
 Edgar (GBR)
 Eadie (AUS)
L
Did not advance 9th place final
 Villanueva (ESP)
 Mulder (NED)
 Eadie (AUS)
L
11
Keirin
Athlete Event 1st round Repechage 2nd round Final
Rank Rank Rank Rank
Josiah Ng Men's keirin 5 R 2 Q 2 Q 6

Diving[edit]

Malaysian divers qualified for four individual spots at the 2004 Olympic Games.

Men
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Bryan Nickson Lomas 10 m platform 407.13 19 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Gracie Junita 3 m springboard 223.44 27 Did not advance
Leong Mun Yee 3 m springboard 227.67 26 Did not advance
10 m platform 273.33 21 Did not advance

Gymnastics[edit]

Artistic[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Ng Shu Wai All-around 9.300 9.250 9.162 9.412 8.300 9.225 54.561 38 Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Malaysian sailors have qualified one boat for each of the following events.

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Kevin Lim Leong Keat Laser 23 21 33 17 OCS 35 26 21 18 19 7 220 24

M = Medal race; OCS = On course side of the starting line; DSQ = Disqualified; DNF = Did not finish; DNS= Did not start; RDG = Redress given

Shooting[edit]

Two Malaysian shooters qualified to compete in the following events:

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Ricky Teh Chee Fei Skeet 113 40 Did not advance
Bernard Yeoh Cheng Han Trap 107 34 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Malaysian swimmers earned qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the A-standard time, and 1 at the B-standard time):

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alex Lim Keng Liat 100 m backstroke 55.22 NR 8 Q 56.08 15 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:02.67 21 Did not advance
Allen Ong 50 m freestyle 23.52 =46 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 52.04 50 Did not advance
Saw Yi Khy 1500 m freestyle 16:06.38 32 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Siow Yi Ting 100 m breaststroke 1:13.30 36 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:33.79 21 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:19.52 22 Did not advance

Taekwondo[edit]

Malaysia has qualified a single taekwondo jin.

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Elaine Teo Women's −49 kg  Carías (GUA)
L 4–4 SUP
Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Malaysia has qualified a single weightlifter.

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Mohd Faizal Baharom Men's −56 kg 110 11 132.5 DNF 110 DNF

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Baldwin, Alan (14 August 2004). "Flag bearers embody dreams and ideals of Games". Reuters (Hindustan Times). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – Athens 2004 Entry Standards". IAAF. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 

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