Qatar at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Qatar at the Olympic Games

Flag of Qatar
IOC code  QAT
NOC Qatar Olympic Committee
Website www.qatarolympics.org (English) (Arabic)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 22 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Nasser Al-Attiyah
Medals Gold
0
Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Qatar competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The country sent its largest ever Olympic delegation to Beijing, with 22 athletes competing in seven sports: athletics, swimming, shooting, weightlifting, fencing, archery and taekwondo.[1][2]

Qatar is one of at least three countries that sent an all-male delegation to the Beijing Games.[3][4]

Archery[edit]

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
Ali Salem Men's individual 627 57  Im D-H (KOR)
L 103–108
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
Ahmad Hassan Abdullah 10000 m N/A 27:23.75 8
Mohamed Issa Al-Thawadi 110 m hurdles 13.64 5 q DSQ Did not advance
Thamer Kamal Ali 1500 m 3:41.08 8 N/A Did not advance
Daham Najim Bashir 3:36.05 3 Q N/A 3:37.77 7 q 3:37.68 10
Samuel Francis 100 m 10.40 1 Q 10.11 4 q 10.20 8 Did not advance
Abubaker Ali Kamal 3000 m steeplechase 8:21.85 4 Q N/A 8:16.59 8
Felix Kibore 10000 m N/A 28:11.92 22
James Kwalia 5000 m 13:39.96 2 Q N/A 13:23.48 8
Yousuf Othman Qader Marathon N/A 2:28:40 64
Essa Ismail Rashed 10000 m N/A 27:58.67 20
Mubarak Shami Marathon N/A DNF
Sultan Khamis Zaman 5000 m 13:53.38 12 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ibrahim Aboubaker Triple jump 16.03 31 Did not advance
Rashid Shafi Al-Dosari Discus throw 63.83 9 q 62.55 10

Fencing[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
Khalid Al-Hamadi Individual foil  Choi B-C (KOR)
L 3–15
Did not advance

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Nasser Al-Attiyah Skeet 117 15 Did not advance
Rashid Hamad 106 37 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Osama Mohammed Ye Alarag 100 m breaststroke 1:10.83 61 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
Abdulqader Hikmat Sarhan Men's −80 kg  Ahmadov (AZE)
L 0–5
Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Qatar preview: Qatar targets first ever Olympic gold in Beijing", Xinhua, July 28, 2008
  2. ^ Qatar's Olympic delegation, CNN
  3. ^ "Should Saudi Arabia be Banned from the Olympics?", Huffington Post, July 29, 2008
  4. ^ "Muslimah Media Watch",Muslimahs at the Beijing Olympics, August 14, 2008