Portugal at the 2004 Summer Olympics
|Portugal at the Olympic Games|
|At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens|
|Competitors||81 (64 men and 17 women) in 16 sports|
|Flag bearer||Nuno Delgado (Judo - opening)
Emanuel Silva (Canoeing - closing)
|Olympic history (summary)|
- Men's 1500 metres – Rui Silva
Sixteen male athletes were listed to compete in fourteen events, but eventually only fourteen did so in thirteen events. Sixteen female athletes were expected to participate in ten events, but only thirteen eventually competed in nine events.
- Men's 100 metres
- Francis Obikwelu
- Men's 200 metres
- Francis Obikwelu
- Round 1 (heat 1) → 20.40 (2nd, 3rd overall)
- Round 2 (heat 4) → 20.33 (1st, 6th overall)
- Semifinal 2 → 20.36 (2nd, 4th overall)
- Final → 20.14 (5th)
- Men's 800 metres
- João Pires
- Round 1 (heat 3) → 1:46.7 (6th, 29th overall)
- Women's 800 metres
- Nédia Semedo
- Round 1 (heat 1) → 2:02.61 (5th, 19th overall)
- Men's 1500 metres
- Rui Silva
- Manuel Damião
- Round 1 (heat 3) → 3:39.94 (8th, 19th overall)
- Semifinal 1 → 3:37.16 (8th, 8th overall)
- Women's 1500 metres
- Carla Sacramento
- Round 1 (heat 1) → 4:07.73 (8th, 24th overall)
- Semifinal 2 → 4:10.85 (10th, 22nd overall)
- Women's 5000 metres
- Inês Monteiro
- Round 1 (heat 2) → 16:03.75 (18th, 34th overall)
- Men's 10,000 metres
- Eduardo Henriques → did not compete
- Women's 10,000 metres
- Fernanda Ribeiro → did not finish
- Men's Marathon
- Women's Marathon
- Helena Sampaio → 2:49:18 (47th)
- Ana Dias → 3:08:11 (62nd)
- Adelia Elias → did not compete
- Fatima Silva → did not compete
- Men's 110m hurdles
- Luís Sá
- Round 1 (heat 3) → 14.01 (8th, 45th overall)
- Men's 400m hurdles
- Edivaldo Monteiro
- Round 1 (heat 5) → 49.53 (4th, 25th overall)
- Semifinal 1 → 49.26 (7th, 18th overall)
- Men's 3000 metre steeplechase
- Manuel Silva
- Round 1 (heat 3) → 8:38.31 (11th, 33rd overall)
- Women's pole vault
- Elisabete Tavares → did not compete
- Men's long jump
- Gaspar Araújo
- Qualifying group B) → 7.49 (17th, 33rd overall)
- Men's triple jump
- Nelson Évora
- Qualifying group B → 15.72 (23rd, 40th overall)
- Women's discus throw
- Teresa Machado
- Qualifying group B → 58.47 (12th, 23rd overall)
- Men's hammer throw
- Vítor Costa
- Qualifying group A → 72.47 (12th, 27th overall)
- Women's hammer throw
- Vânia Silva
- Qualifying group A → 63.81 (18th, 34th overall)
- Women's heptathlon
- Naide Gomes → 6151 pts (13th)
- 100 metre hurdles (heat 3) → 13.58 PB (4th, 1039 pts)
- High jump (group A) → 1.85 SB (2nd, 1041 pts)
- Shot put (group B) → 14.71 PB (2nd, 841 pts)
- 200 metres (heat 5) → 25.46 SB (3rd, 845 pts)
- Long jump (group A) → 6.10 (8th, 880 pts)
- Javelin (group B) → 40.75 PB (13th, 682 pts)
- 800 metres (heat 3) → 2:20.05 PB (7th, 823 pts)
- Men's 20 km walk
- João Vieira → 1:22:19 (10th)
- Women's 20 km walk
- Men's 50 km walk
A single player took part in the men's singles tournament, being eliminated in the first match.
- Men's Singles
A single kayaker represented the country in the flatwater discipline, managing to achieve a final placing.
- Men's K-1 500 metres
- Emanuel Silva
- Heat 3 → 1:40.067 (4th)
- Semifinal 2 → 1:43.051 (7th)
- Men's K-1 1000 metres
- Emanuel Silva
- Heat 3 → 3:29.854 (3rd)
- Semifinal 2 → 3:29.942 (3rd)
- Final → 3:33.862 (7th)
Four riders competed in the two road cycling events. Sérgio Paulinho, the only rider listed in both events, ended surprisingly as runner-up in the road race, behind gold medalist Paolo Bettini, collecting Portugal's first medal ever in Olympic cycling.
- Men's road race
- Sérgio Paulinho → 5:41:45 ()
- Nuno Ribeiro → 5:41:56 (27th)
- Cândido Barbosa → did not finish
- Gonçalo Amorim → did not finish
- Men's individual time trial
- Sérgio Paulinho → 1:01:25.63 (25th)
A single horse rider competed in the eventing contest.
- Individual eventing
- Carlos Grave (Laughton Hills) → 96.60 (46th)
- Dressage → 72.80 (total: 72.80, 70th overall)
- Cross-country → 12.80 (total: 85.60, 49th overall)
- Jumping → 11.00 (total: 96.60, 46th overall)
A single fencer competed in the men's foil event, being eliminated in the first combat.
- Men's individual foil
The men's national under-21 football team secured the last European slot for the men's Olympic football tournament in virtue of reaching the third place at the 2004 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship.
The team played in group D with Costa Rica, Iraq and Morocco. It lost both the opening match against Iraq and final match against Costa Rica, with a single victory over the Moroccan team, thus finishing last in the group with no chance of progressing in the tournament. Overall, Portugal finished in the fourteenth place out of sixteen teams.
- Men's tournament
|No.||Player||Pos||Date of birth||Club|
|1||José Moreira||GK||March 20, 1982||Benfica|
|2||Mário Sérgio||D||July 28, 1981||Sporting CP|
|3||Raul Meireles||M||March 17, 1983||Porto|
|4||Bruno Alves||D||November 27, 1981||Porto|
|5||Ricardo Costa||D||May 16, 1981||Porto|
|6||Fernando Meira||D||June 5, 1978||Stuttgart|
|7||Cristiano Ronaldo||F||February 5, 1985||Manchester United|
|8||Hugo Viana||M||January 15, 1983||Sporting CP|
|9||Hugo Almeida||F||May 23, 1984||Porto|
|10||Carlos Martins||M||April 29, 1982||Sporting CP|
|11||Jorge Ribeiro||D||November 9, 1981||Gil Vicente|
|12||Nuno Frechaut||D||September 24, 1977||Boavista|
|13||Luís Boa Morte||F||August 4, 1977||Fulham|
|14||José Bosingwa||M||August 24, 1982||Porto|
|15||Lourenço||F||June 5, 1983||Belenenses|
|16||João Paulo||D||June 6, 1981||União de Leiria|
|17||Danny||F||August 7, 1983||Sporting CP|
|18||Bruno Vale||GK||April 8, 1983||Porto|
|20||Custódio||M||May 24, 1983||Sporting CP|
|22||Beto||GK||May 1, 1982||Sporting CP|
Preliminary round — Group D
August 12, 2004
|Iraq||4 - 2||Portugal|
|E. Mohammed 16'
H. Mohammed 29'
|Report||Jabar 13' (o.g.)
August 15, 2004
|Morocco||1 - 2||Portugal|
|Bouabid 85'||Report||Ronaldo 40'
R. Costa 73'
August 18, 2004
|Costa Rica||4 - 2||Portugal|
Meira 68' (o.g.)
Two gymnasts competed in events of artistic gymnastics and, for the first time, in the trampoline discipline. Nuno Merino managed to qualify for the men's trampoline final and outscore two of his qualifying opponents, securing a sixth placing.
- Men's individual all-round
- Filipe Bezugo - did not advance in any exercise
Men's Half Lightweight (–66 kg):
- João Pina — defeated in quarterfinals; repechage semifinals
Men's Lightweight (–73 kg):
- João Neto — defeated in quarterfinals; repechage quarterfinals
Men's Half Middleweight (–81 kg):
- Nuno Delgado — defeated in round of 32
Women's Half Lightweight (–52 kg):
- Telma Monteiro — defeated in quarterfinals; repechage round of 16
- Men's individual
- Nuno Merino
- Qualification → 66.90 (8th)
- Final → 40.10 (6th)
- Vanessa Fernandes — 2:06:15.39 (→ 8th)
- José Alípio de Oliveira (chief of mission)
- "Portugal at the 2004 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-06.
- Athletics—Official Results Book (pdf). Athens 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. Retrieved 2008-05-02 , French and Greek.
- Badminton—Official Results Book (pdf). Athens 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. Retrieved 2008-05-02 , French and Greek.
- Canoe-Kayak Flatwater Racing—Official Results Book (pdf). Athens 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. Retrieved 2008-05-02 , French and Greek.
- Cycling Road—Official Results Book (pdf). Athens 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. Retrieved 2008-05-02 , French and Greek.
- Equestrian—Official Results Book (pdf). Athens 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. Retrieved 2008-05-02 , French and Greek.
- Fencing—Official Results Book (pdf). Athens 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. Retrieved 2008-05-03 , French and Greek.
- Football—Official Results Book , French and Greek (pdf). Athens 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. Retrieved 2008-05-03.
- Gymnastics Trampoline—Official Results Book , French and Greek (pdf). Athens 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. Retrieved 2008-05-04.