New Zealand at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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New Zealand at the Olympic Games

Flag of New Zealand
IOC code  NZL
NOC New Zealand Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.org.nz
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 182 in 17 sports
Flag bearer Mahé Drysdale (opening)
Georgina and Caroline Evers-Swindell (closing)
Medals
Rank: 25
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
4
Total
9
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*with Australia as Australasia

Winter Games
The bronze medal winning New Zealand men's team pursuit cyclists on the podium

New Zealand took part in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The country sent 182 competitors, making this its largest ever delegation to the Olympic Games.[1] It was also one of the most successful, equalling New Zealand's combined medal tally from the previous two Summer games.[2] On 16 August – dubbed "Super Saturday" by journalists – New Zealand had its greatest single day at any Olympics, winning 5 medals: two gold, one silver and two bronze.[3] New Zealand also gained its first Olympic track medal since 1976 when Nick Willis won the silver medal in the men's 1500 metres, becoming the sixth New Zealander to win an Olympic medal in that event.[4] The success at the Olympics has boosted Athletics participation since then.[5]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Evers-Swindell, GeorginaGeorgina Evers-Swindell
Evers-Swindell, CarolineCaroline Evers-Swindell
Rowing Women's double sculls
 Gold Vili, ValerieValerie Vili Athletics Women's shot put
 Gold Ashley, TomTom Ashley Sailing Men's sailboard
 Silver Roulston, HaydenHayden Roulston Cycling Men's individual pursuit
 Silver Willis, NickNick Willis Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Bronze Drysdale, MahéMahé Drysdale Rowing Men's single sculls
 Bronze Twaddle, NathanNathan Twaddle
Bridgewater, GeorgeGeorge Bridgewater
Rowing Men's coxless pair
 Bronze Roulston, HaydenHayden Roulston
Sergent, JesseJesse Sergent
Ryan, MarcMarc Ryan
Bewley, SamSam Bewley
Cycling Men's team pursuit
 Bronze Docherty, BevanBevan Docherty Triathlon Men's triathlon

Delegation[edit]

New Zealand sent 182 representatives competing in 17 sports.[6]

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
Adrian Blincoe 5000 m 13:55.27 7 N/A Did not advance
James Dolphin 200 m 20.98 6 Did not advance
Nick Willis 800 m DNS N/A Did not advance
1500 m 3:36.01 2 Q N/A 3:37.54 5 Q 3:34.16 2nd
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Stuart Farquhar Javelin throw 76.14 20 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Liza Hunter-Galvan Marathon 2:34:51 35
Nina Rillstone 2:31:16 16
Kimberley Smith 10000 m 30:51.00 9
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Beatrice Faumuina Discus throw 57.15 28 Did not advance
Valerie Vili Shot put 19.73 1 Q 20.56 1st
Combined events – Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Rebecca Wardell Result 14.07 1.71 14.28 24.64 5.84 42.14 2:13.65 5989 22*
Points 968 867 813 920 801 708 912

* The athlete who finished in second place, Lyudmila Blonska of the Ukraine, tested positive for a banned substance.[7] Both the A and the B tests were positive, therefore Blonska was stripped of her silver medal, and Wardell moved up a position.

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
John Moody Men's singles BYE  Chen J (CHN)
L 9–21, 11–21
Did not advance
Craig Cooper
Renee Flavell
Mixed doubles N/A  Lee H-j /
Lee Y-d (KOR)
L 12–21, 11–21
Did not advance

Basketball[edit]

Women's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the New Zealand roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[8]

New Zealand women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
F 4 Purcell, Charmian 29 – (1979-01-07)January 7, 1979 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
G 5 Wharemate, Noni 26 – (1982-01-17)January 17, 1982 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
G 6 Marino, Angela 22 – (1986-02-03)February 3, 1986 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Adelaide Lightning Australia
G 7 Cocks, Micaela 22 – (1986-05-02)May 2, 1986 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Oregon Ducks United States
F 8 Taylor, Natalie 25 – (1982-12-24)December 24, 1982 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
G 9 Bates, Suzie 20 – (1987-09-16)September 16, 1987 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
F 10 Wallbutton, Lisa 22 – (1986-01-14)January 14, 1986 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
G 11 McMeeken-Ruscoe, Kate 28 – (1979-11-19)November 19, 1979 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
C 12 McCormack, Jessica 18 – (1989-09-08)September 8, 1989 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Connecticut Huskies United States
G 13 Bodensteiner, Clare 23 – (1984-10-11)October 11, 1984 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Stanford Cardinal United States
F 14 Harmon, Jillian 21 – (1987-03-03)March 3, 1987 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Stanford Cardinal United States
F 15 Kerr, Aneka (C) 27 – (1981-03-01)March 1, 1981 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 United States 5 5 0 491 276 +215 10
 China 5 4 1 358 346 +12 9
 Spain 5 3 2 357 324 +33 8
 Czech Republic 5 2 3 346 356 −10 7
 New Zealand 5 1 4 320 423 −103 6
 Mali 5 0 5 255 402 −147 5
9 August 2008
11:15
v
Mali  72–76  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 18–18, 15–24, 21–18, 18–16
Pts: Maïga 18
Rebs: Coulibaly 12
Asts: Maïga 3
Pts: Marino 19
Rebs: Harmon 8
Asts: Marino 4
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Stephen Seibel (CAN)
11 August 2008
09:00
v
New Zealand  62–85  Spain
Scoring by quarter: 7–18, 20–22, 20–20, 15–25
Pts: Harmon 22
Rebs: Wallbutton 6
Asts: Harmon 3
Pts: Sanchez 19
Rebs: Montanana 7
Asts: Aguilar, Sanchez, Torrens 2
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Abreu Muhimua (MOZ)
13 August 2008
16:45
v
China  80–63  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 26–18, 24–13, 15–17, 15–15
Pts: Chen 26
Rebs: Chen 17
Asts: Miao 6
Pts: Harmon, Marino 14
Rebs: Harmon 8
Asts: Bates 4
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Yuji Hirahara (JPN)
15 August 2008
09:00
v
Czech Republic  90–59  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 26–12, 18–19, 21–7, 25–21
Pts: Machová 23
Rebs: Vesela 10
Asts: Vesela 5
Pts: Marino 22
Rebs: Wallbutton 10
Asts: Bates 5
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Chantal Julien (FRA)
17 August 2008
22:15
v
New Zealand  60–96  United States
Scoring by quarter: 18–23, 6–27, 18–25, 18–21
Pts: Marino 17
Rebs: Harmon 7
Asts: Marino 17
Pts: Thompson 15
Rebs: Leslie, Fowles 6
Asts: Taurasi 5
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Luigi Lamonica (ITA)

Canoeing[edit]

Slalom[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Total Rank Time Rank Time Rank Total Rank
Luuka Jones Women's K-1 162.35 20 110.01 16 272.36 21 Did not advance

Sprint[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ben Fouhy Men's K-1 1000 m 3:33.037 3 QS 3:33.542 2 Q 3:29.193 4
Steven Ferguson Men's K-1 500 m 1:37.538 4 QS 1:42.238 1 Q 1:38.512 8
Steven Ferguson
Mike Walker
Men's K-2 1000 m 3:19.167 4 QS 3:23.511 2 Q 3:15.329 5
Erin Taylor Women's K-1 500 m 1:52.517 6 QS 1:54.300 5 Did not advance

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

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Glen Chadwick Men's road race 6:39:42 91
Julian Dean 6:34:06 54
Timothy Gudsell Did not finish
Catherine Cheatley Women's road race 3:41:08 53
Jo Kiesanowski 3:33:17 28

Track[edit]

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Rank Opponent
Results
Rank
Hayden Roulston Men's individual pursuit 4:18.997 2 Q  Phinney (USA)
4:19:232
2 Q  Wiggins (GBR)
4:19:611
2nd
Alison Shanks Women's individual pursuit 3:34.312 4 Q  Hammer (USA)
3:32.478
4 Q  Kalytovska (UKR)
3:34.156
4
Sam Bewley
Westley Gough
Hayden Roulston
Marc Ryan
Jesse Sergent
Men's team pursuit 3:59.277 2 Q  Spain (ESP)
3:57.536
3 Q  Australia (AUS)
3:57.776
3rd
Omnium
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Greg Henderson Men's points race 13 0 10
Catherine Cheatley Women's points race 0 0 17
Greg Henderson
Hayden Roulston
Men's madison 5 −1 10

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Kashi Leuchs Men's cross-country 2:06:30 24
Rosara Joseph Women's cross-country 1:51:07 9

BMX[edit]

Athlete Event Seeding Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Points Rank Points Rank Result Rank
Marc Willers Men's BMX 36.519 17 9 2 Q 23 8 Did not advance
Sarah Walker Women's BMX 37.187 4 N/A 6 2 Q 38.805 4

Equestrian[edit]

Eventing[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Joe Meyer Snip Individual 43.90 19 21.20 65.10 19 25.00 90.10 28 Q 12.00 102.10 24 102.10 24
Andrew Nicholson Lord Killinghurst 44.60 21 Eliminated Did not advance
Caroline Powell Lenamore 48.00 26 21.20 69.20 26 4.00 73.20 19 Q 0.00 73.20 14 73.20 14
Mark Todd Gandalf 49.40 # 30 27.20 76.60 29 1.00 77.60 21 Q 0.00 77.60 17 77.60 17
Heelan Tompkins Sugoi 55.60 # 49 75.20 130.80 # 56 8.00 138.80 # =48 Did not advance 138.80 50
Joe Meyer
Andrew Nicholson
Caroline Powell
Mark Todd
Heelan Tompkins
See above Team 136.50 6 94.40 230.90 6 10.00 240.90 5 N/A 240.90 5

# - Indicates that points do not count in team total

Show jumping[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Bruce Goodin Yamato Individual 14 66 12 26 54 Did not advance 26 54
Katie McVean Forest 72 77 45 117 71 Did not advance 117 71
Kirk Webby Sitah 4 30 8 12 30 Q 12 24 33 Q 24 34 Did not advance 24 34
Sharn Wordley Rockville 47 75 25 72 70 Did not advance 72 70
Bruce Goodin
Katie McVean
Kirk Webby
Sharn Wordley
See above Team N/A 45 14 Did not advance 45 13

Field hockey[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Team roster

The following is the New Zealand roster in the men's field hockey tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[9] view · talk

Head Coach: Shane McLeod

Reserve:

  1. Richard Petherick
  2. Nicholas Wilson
Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 5 4 0 1 9 5 +4 12
 Germany 5 3 2 0 12 6 +6 11
 South Korea 5 2 1 2 13 11 +2 7
 New Zealand 5 2 1 2 10 9 +1 7
 Belgium 5 1 1 3 9 13 −4 4
 China 5 0 1 4 7 16 −9 1

     Advanced to semifinals

11 August 2008
18:00
v
South Korea  1 – 3  New Zealand
Lee Nam-yong Goal 12' Report H. Shaw Goal 43'57'64'
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Andy Mair (GBR)
13 August 2008
20:30
v
New Zealand  0 – 1  Spain
Report Freixa Goal 70'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Christian Blasch (GER)
15 August 2008
18:00
v
Belgium  2 – 4  New Zealand
Dekeyser Goal 43'
Gucassoff Goal 69'
Report Child Goal 19'20'
Brooks Goal 30'
McAleese Goal 60'
Umpires:
David Leiper (GBR)
Xavier Adell (ESP)
17 August 2008
18:30
v
New Zealand  2 – 2  China
Child Goal 34'
McAleese Goal 54'
Report Song Yi Goal 3'17'
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Andy Mair (GBR)
19 August 2008
10:30
v
Germany  3 – 1  New Zealand
T. Weß Goal 5'
Witthaus Goal 9'
Keller Goal 55'
Report H. Shaw Goal 46'
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Andy Mair (GBR)
Classification match for 7th/8th place
21 August 2008
11:00
v
New Zealand  4 – 2  Pakistan
Child Goal 26'
H. Shaw Goal 39'53'
Brooks Goal 43'
Report Bilgrami Goal 46'
Butt Goal 56'
Umpires:
Kim Hong-Lae (KOR)
Gary Simmonds (RSA)

Women's tournament[edit]

Team roster

The following is the New Zealand roster in the women's field hockey tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[9] view · talk

Head Coach: Kevin Towns

Reserve:

  1. Charlotte Harrison
  2. Jasmine McQuinn
Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 5 4 0 1 12 8 +4 12
 Argentina 5 3 2 0 13 7 +6 11
 Great Britain 5 2 2 1 7 9 −2 8
 United States 5 1 3 1 9 8 +1 6
 Japan 5 1 1 3 5 7 −2 4
 New Zealand 5 0 0 5 6 13 −7 0

     Advanced to semifinals

10 August 2008
08:30
v
Japan  2 – 1  New Zealand
Morimoto Goal 12'
Tsukui Goal 17'
Report Claxton Goal 25'
Umpires:
Lee Keum-Ju (KOR)
Minka Woolley (AUS)
12 August 2008
21:00
v
Germany  2 – 1  New Zealand
Scholz Goal 59'
Kühn Goal 69'
Report Forgesson Goal 31'
Umpires:
Anne McRae (GBR)
Soledad Iparruguirre (ARG)
14 August 2008
21:00
v
New Zealand  1 – 2  Great Britain
Flynn Goal 28' Report Danson Goal 31'
Cullen Goal 50'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
16 August 2008
08:30
v
New Zealand  1 – 4  United States
Galletly Goal 37' Report Smith Goal 1'42'
Loy Goal 12'
Bashore Goal 47'
Umpires:
Stella Bartlema (NED)
Anne McRae (GBR)
18 August 2008
20:30
v
Argentina  3 – 2  New Zealand
Rebecchi Goal 15'
García Goal 43'
Hernández Goal 46'
Report Roberts Goal 33'
Igasan Goal 61'
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Classification match for 11th/12th place
22 August 2008
08:30
v
South Africa  4 – 1  New Zealand
Marescia Goal 14'
Wilson Goal 34'
Vida Ryan Goal 51'
Brown Goal 59'
Report Flynn Goal 17'
Umpires:
Lee Keum-Ju (KOR)
Carol Metchette (IRL)

Football[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the New Zealand squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[10] view · talk

Head coach: Stu Jacobs

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jacob Spoonley (1987-03-03)3 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 New Zealand Wellington Phoenix
2 2DF Aaron Scott (1986-07-18)18 July 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 New Zealand Waikato FC
3 2DF Ian Hogg (1989-12-15)15 December 1989 (aged 18) 0 0 New Zealand Hawke's Bay United
4 3MF Cole Peverley (1988-07-03)3 July 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 New Zealand Hawke's Bay United
5 2DF Ryan Nelsen* (c) (1977-10-18)18 October 1977 (aged 30) 32 6 England Blackburn Rovers
6 2DF Michael Boxall (1988-08-18)18 August 1988 (aged 19) 0 0 United States UC Santa Barbara
7 3MF Simon Elliott* (1974-06-10)10 June 1974 (aged 34) 48 6 England Fulham
8 4FW Craig Henderson (1987-06-24)24 June 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 United States Dartmouth College
9 4FW Daniel Ellensohn (1985-08-09)9 August 1985 (aged 22) 1 0 New Zealand Team Wellington
10 4FW Chris Killen* (1981-10-08)8 October 1981 (aged 26) 21 8 Scotland Celtic
11 3MF Jeremy Brockie (1987-10-07)7 October 1987 (aged 20) 7 0 New Zealand Hawke's Bay United
12 2DF Steven Old (1986-02-17)17 February 1986 (aged 22) 14 1 Australia Macarthur Rams
13 3MF Shaun van Rooyen (1987-04-27)27 April 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 New Zealand Waikato FC
14 2DF Cole Tinkler (1986-05-05)5 May 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 New Zealand Team Wellington
15 4FW Greg Draper (1989-08-13)13 August 1989 (aged 18) 0 0 New Zealand Wellington Phoenix
16 2DF Sam Jenkins (1987-02-17)17 February 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 New Zealand Hawke's Bay United
17 4FW Sam Messam (1986-03-02)2 March 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 New Zealand Hawke's Bay United
18 1GK Liam Little (1986-07-27)27 July 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 New Zealand Otago United

* Over-aged player.

Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 9 0 +9 9
 Belgium 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6
 China PR 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
 New Zealand 3 0 1 2 1 7 −6 1
7 August 2008
19:45
v
China PR  1–1  New Zealand
Dong Fangzhuo Goal 88' Report Brockie Goal 53'
10 August 2008
17:00
v
New Zealand  0–5  Brazil
Report Anderson Goal 3'
Pato Goal 33'
Ronaldinho Goal 55'61' (pen.)
Sóbis Goal 90+3'
13 August 2008
19:45
v
New Zealand  0–1  Belgium
Report Haroun Goal 35'
Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai
Attendance: 45,202
Referee: Pablo Pozo (Chile)

Women's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the New Zealand squad in the women's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[11] view · talk

Head coach: England John Herdman

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jenny Bindon (1973-02-25)25 February 1973 (aged 35) 23 0 New Zealand Waitakere City
2 2DF Ria Percival (1989-12-07)7 December 1989 (aged 18) 24 2 United States FC Indiana
3 2DF Anna Green (1990-08-20)20 August 1990 (aged 17) 8 1 New Zealand Three Kings United
4 3MF Katie Hoyle (1988-02-01)1 February 1988 (aged 20) 12 0 New Zealand Lynn-Avon United
5 2DF Abby Erceg (1989-11-20)20 November 1989 (aged 18) 24 2 New Zealand Western Springs
6 2DF Rebecca Smith (1981-06-17)17 June 1981 (aged 27) 17 2 Sweden Sunnanå SK
7 4FW Ali Riley (1987-10-30)30 October 1987 (aged 20) 19 0 United States Stanford Cardinal
8 3MF Hayley Moorwood (c) (1984-02-13)13 February 1984 (aged 24) 32 3 New Zealand Lynn-Avon United
9 4FW Amber Hearn (1984-11-28)28 November 1984 (aged 23) 9 1 New Zealand Lynn-Avon United
10 3MF Emily McColl (1985-11-01)1 November 1985 (aged 22) 17 0 United States Coastal Carolina University
11 3MF Kirsty Yallop (1986-11-04)4 November 1986 (aged 21) 16 5 New Zealand Lynn-Avon United
12 4FW Merissa Smith (1990-11-11)11 November 1990 (aged 17) 15 1 New Zealand Three Kings United
13 4FW Rebecca Tegg (1985-12-18)18 December 1985 (aged 22) 5 0 New Zealand Eastern Suburbs
14 2DF Kristy Hill (1979-07-01)1 July 1979 (aged 29) 2 0 New Zealand Three Kings United
15 4FW Emma Kete (1987-09-01)1 September 1987 (aged 20) 11 2 New Zealand Lynn-Avon United
16 4FW Renee Leota (1990-05-16)16 May 1990 (aged 18) 10 1 New Zealand Miramar Rangers
17 2DF Marlies Oostdam (1977-07-29)29 July 1977 (aged 31) 24 0 New Zealand Eastern Suburbs
18 1GK Rachel Howard (1977-11-30)30 November 1977 (aged 30) 14 0 Germany TSV Crailsheim
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 United States 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
 Norway 3 2 0 1 4 5 −1 6
 Japan 3 1 1 1 7 4 +3 4
 New Zealand 3 0 1 2 2 7 −5 1
6 August 2008
17:00
v
Japan  2–2  New Zealand
Miyama Goal 72' (pen.)
Sawa Goal 86'
Report Yallop Goal 37'
Hearn Goal 56' (pen.)
9 August 2008
19:45
v
New Zealand  0–1  Norway
Report Wiik Goal 8'
12 August 2008
19:45
v
United States  4–0  New Zealand
O'Reilly Goal 1'
Rodriguez Goal 43'
Tarpley Goal 56'
Hucles Goal 60'
Report

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mahé Drysdale Single sculls 7:28.80 1 QF N/A 6:50.18 1 SA/B 7:05.57 3 FA 7:01.56 3rd
George Bridgewater
Nathan Twaddle
Pair 6:41.65 1 SA/B BYE N/A 6:36.05 2 FA 6:44.19 3rd
Nathan Cohen
Rob Waddell
Double sculls 6:24.32 1 SA/B BYE N/A 6:24.16 3 FA 6:30.79 4
Peter Taylor
Storm Uru
Lightweight double sculls 6:16.78 1 SA/B BYE N/A 6:30.53 4 FB 6:27.14 7
Hamish Bond
James Dallinger
Carl Meyer
Eric Murray
Four 6:00.73 2 SA/B BYE N/A 5:57.31 4 FB 6:06.30 7
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Emma Twigg Single sculls 7:45.12 1 QF N/A 7:34.24 3 SA/B 7:38.09 4 FB 7:51.63 9
Nicky Coles
Juliette Haigh
Pair 7:31.45 2 R 7:32.64 1 FA N/A 7:28.80 5
Caroline Evers-Swindell
Georgina Evers-Swindell
Double sculls 7:03.92 1 FA BYE N/A 7:07.32 1st

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

Sailing[edit]

New Zealand qualified 1 boat for each of the following events. Although Aaron McIntosh and Mark Kennedy qualified for the Tornado class, they did not compete at these Games.[12]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Tom Ashley RS:X 4 7 7 1 5 5 3 6 8 32 6 52 1st
Andrew Murdoch Laser 2 5 40 20 24 5 5 17 1 CAN 2 81 5
Peter Burling
Carl Evans
470 7 10 14 12 BFD 10 22 12 1 7 EL 95 11
Hamish Pepper
Carl Williams
Star 4 9 2 11 1 12 11 13 5 11 14 80 9
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Barbara Kendall RS:X 12 7 12 4 2 4 3 6 13 21 12 75 6
Jo Aleh Laser Radial 22 4 2 2 2 14 14 14 20 CAN 18 90 7
Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Dan Slater Finn 21 19 18 4 9 7 13 6 CAN CAN EL 76 12

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
Robert Eastham 50 m rifle prone 594 14 Did not advance
Graeme Ede Trap 114 20 Did not advance
Double trap 113 18 Did not advance
Yang Wang 10 m air pistol 571 39 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Nadine Stanton Trap 63 10 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Moss Burmester 100 m butterfly 52.67 32 Did not advance
200 m butterfly 1:55.80 10 Q 1:55.26 7 Q 1:54.35 4
Dean Kent 200 m individual medley 2:01.12 21 Did not advance
Glenn Snyders 100 m breaststroke 1:00.98 20 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:11.19 16 Q 2:12.07 16 Did not advance
Corney Swanepoel 100 m butterfly 51.78 NR 9 Q 52.01 12 Did not advance
William Benson
Orinoco Faamausili-Banse
Cameron Gibson
Mark Herring
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:15.41 11 N/A Did not advance
Daniel Bell
Cameron Gibson
Glenn Snyders
Corney Swanepoel
4×100 m medley relay 3:34.09 6 Q N/A 3:33.39 5
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Elizabeth Coster 100 m backstroke 1:00.66 15 Q 1:01.45 16 Did not advance
Melissa Ingram 100 m backstroke 1:01.24 20 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:09.34 8 Q 2:09.70 11 Did not advance
Helen Norfolk 200 m individual medley 2:13.50 18 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 4:44.22 24 N/A Did not advance
Lauren Boyle
Natasha Hind
Helen Norfolk
Hayley Palmer
4×200 m freestyle relay DSQ N/A Did not advance

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Athlete Event Technical routine Free routine (preliminary) Free routine (final)
Points Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank
Lisa Daniels
Nina Daniels
Duet 40.750 23 40.417 81.167 23 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
Logan Campbell Men's −68 kg  Sung Y-C (TPE)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Matthew Beach Men's +80 kg  Liu Xb (CHN)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Robin Cheong Women's −57 kg  Bah (CIV)
W 1–0
 Lim S-J (KOR)
L 1–4
Did not advance  Su L-W (TPE)
L 0–1
Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Marina Erakovic Women's singles  Morita (JPN)
L 7–5, 6–7(7–9), 4–6
Did not advance

Triathlon[edit]

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Bevan Docherty Men's 18:45 0:28 1:17:42 0:26 30:57 1:49:05.59 3rd
Kris Gemmell 19:06 0:25 1:17:40 0:27 35:42 1:53:49.47 39
Shane Reed 18:00 0:28 1:17:47 0:27 34:34 1:52:48.16 34
Andrea Hewitt Women's 19:54 0:29 1:24:38 0:29 35:38 2:00:45.99 8
Debbie Tanner 19:57 0:29 1:24:43 0:29 35:54 2:01:06.92 10
Samantha Warriner 19:58 0:30 1:24:43 0:35 36:55 2:02:13.60 16

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Mark Spooner Men's −69 kg 123 26 158 19 281 21
Richie Patterson Men's −77 kg 130 25 170 18 300 21

Officials[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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