Mauritius at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Mauritius at the Olympic Games

Flag of Mauritius
IOC code  MRI
NOC Mauritius Olympic Committee
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 12 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Stephan Buckland
Medals
Rank: 80
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Mauritius competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. Bruno Julie won Mauritius's first ever medal (bronze) in boxing.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Julie, BrunoBruno Julie Boxing Bantamweight August 22

Archery[edit]

Mauritius will send archers to the Olympics for the third time, seeking the nation's first Olympic medal in the sport. The country was given one spot in the women's individual competition via Tripartite Commission invitation; Veronique D'Unienville will be Mauritius's representative.[1]

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
Veronique D'Unienville Women's individual 605 53  Román (MEX) (12)
L 97–108
Did not advance

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
Stephan Buckland 200 m 20.98 3 Q 20.37 SB 5 q 20.48 6 Did not advance
Eric Milazar 400 m 46.06 7 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Arnaud Casquette Long jump DNS Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Annabelle Lascar 400 m 2:06.11 5 Did not advance

Badminton[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
Karen Foo Kune Women's singles BYE  Lu L (CHN)
L 3–21, 1–7ret
Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Mauritius qualified two boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Julie and Colin both earned spots at the second African qualifying tournament.[2] Bruno Julie is the first Olympic medalist for Mauritius since the nation began competing at the 1984 Summer Olympics. Julie secured a bronze medal with the quarterfinal victory over Venezuela's Héctor Manzanilla on August 18, 2008.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Bruno Julie Bantamweight  Nketu (LES)
W 17–8
 Tadjibayev (UZB)
W 16–4
 Manzanilla (VEN)
W 13–9
 León (CUB)
L 5–7
Did not advance 3
Richarno Colin Light welterweight  Carvalho (BRA)
W 15–11
 Kovalev (RUS)
L 2–11
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Aurelie Halbwachs Women's road race 3:52:11 62

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gael Adam 100 m freestyle 52.35 57 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Diane Etiennette 50 m freestyle 28.83 63 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Ravi Bhollah Men's −94 kg 125 18 150 16 275 16

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