Somalia at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Somalia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Somalia
IOC code  SOM
NOC Somali Olympic Committee
Website www.nocsom.org
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Duran Farah
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Somalia sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.[1] The country was represented by two athletes, Samiya Yuusf Omar and Abdinasir Said Ibrahim.[2]

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
Abdinasir Said Ibrahim[3] 5000 m 14:21.58 12 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Samia Yusuf Omar[3] 200 m 32.16 8 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Somalia to send delegation to Beijing Olympics", Somali National Olympic Committee, October 21, 2007
  2. ^ "Athletes from war-torn Somalia going for gold in Beijing Olympics", Xinhua, July 13, 2008
  3. ^ a b "Against the Odds: Samiya Yuusf Omar". BBC. 2008-07-21. Retrieved 2008-08-20. 

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