Myanmar at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Myanmar at the Olympic Games

Flag of Myanmar
IOC code  MYA
NOC Myanmar Olympic Committee
Website www.myasoc.org (Burmese)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 6 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Phone Myint Tayzar
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*As Burma

Myanmar competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. The country, also known as Burma, sent a total of six representatives to compete in five sports: athletics, swimming, archery, canoeing and rowing.[1][2]

Archery[edit]

Myanmar sent archers to the Olympics for the third time, seeking the nation's first Olympic medal in the sport. The nation was given one spot in the men's individual competition through Tripartite Commission invitation; Nay Myo Aung was Myanmar's representative in the 2008 archery competition.[3]

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
Nay Myo Aung Men's individual 637 52  Dobrowolski (POL) (13)
L 106–110
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
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Soe Min Thu 5000 m 15:50.56 14 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Lai Lai Win 200 m 24.37 8 Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

Sprint[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Phone Myint Tayzar Men's K-1 500 m 1:48.179 7 QS 1:55.300 8 Did not advance
Men's K-1 1000 m 3:53.578 8 Did not advance

Qualification Legend: QS = Qualify to semi-final; QF = Qualify directly to final

Rowing[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Shwe Zin Latt Single sculls 8:42.23 4 QF 8:17.76 6 SC/D 8:24.23 5 FD 8:00.05 21

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

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kyaw Zin 50 m freestyle 26.17 77 Did not advance

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