Senegal at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Senegal at the Olympic Games

Flag of Senegal
IOC code  SEN
NOC Comité National Olympique et Sportif Sénégalais
At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
Competitors 16 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Mame Tacko Diouf[1]
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Senegal competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004. This was the nation's eleventh appearance at the Olympics.

The Senegalese National Olympic and Sports Committee (French: Comité National Olympique et Sportif Sénégalais) sent a total of sixteen athletes to the Games, six men and ten women, to take part in six different sports. For the second consecutive time in the nation's Olympic history, Senegal was represented by more female than male athletes. Five Senegalese athletes had previously competed in Sydney, including breaststroke swimmer Malick Fall, and hurdler Mame Tacko Diouf, who reprised her role to carry the nation's flag for the second consecutive time.[1] There was only a single competitor in judo, table tennis, and wrestling.

Senegal, however, failed to win its first Olympic medal since the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, where Amadou Dia Bâ won silver for the track hurdles.

Athletics[edit]

Senegalese athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard).[2][3]

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
Oumar Loum 200 m 20.97 6 Did not advance
Abdoulaye Wagne 800 m 1:47.95 5 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ndiss Kaba Badji Long jump 7.74 27 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mame Tacko Diouf 400 m hurdles 57.25 6 Did not advance
Fatou Bintou Fall 400 m 51.87 4 q 51.21 4 Did not advance
Amy Mbacke Thiam 52.44 5 Did not advance
Aïda Diop
Aminata Diouf
Mame Tacko Diouf
Fatou Bintou Fall
4×400 m relay 3:35.18 8 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Kéné Ndoye Long jump 6.45 22 Did not advance
Triple jump 14.79 4 Q 14.18 14

Fencing[edit]

Two Senegalese fencers were selected to compete for the following events through a tripartite invitation.

Women
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
Aminata Ndong Individual épée  Sidiropoulou (GRE)
L WO
Did not advance
Nafi Toure Individual sabre N/A  Gheorghitoaia (ROM)
L 6–15
Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Senegal has qualified a single judoka.

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Hortense Diédhiou Women's −52 kg BYE  Yokosawa (JPN)
L 0100–0101
Did not advance  Ri S-S (PRK)
L 0000–0020
Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Senegalese swimmers earned qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the A-standard time, and 1 at the B-standard time):

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Malick Fall 100 m breaststroke 1:04.50 40 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:22.31 43 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:12.13 47 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Khadija Ciss 200 m freestyle 2:09.04 40 Did not advance
800 m freestyle 9:20.06 29 N/A Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Senegal has selected a single tennis player through a tripartite invitation.

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mohamed Guèye Men's singles  Wosik (GER)
L 0–4
Did not advance

Wrestling[edit]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Matar Sène −84 kg  Sazhidov (RUS)
L 0–4 ST
 Aliev (TJK)
L 1–3 PP
 Ghiţă (ROM)
L 1–3 PP
4 Did not advance 17

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2004 Athens: Flag Bearers for the Opening Ceremony". Olympics. 13 August 2004. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – Athens 2004 Entry Standards". IAAF. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 

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