Tunisia at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Tunisia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Tunisia
IOC code  TUN
NOC Tunisian Olympic Committee
Website www.cnot.org.tn (French)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 28 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Anis Chedly
Medals
Rank: 52
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Tunisia competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. The country was represented by 28 athletes competing in 10 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Oussama Mellouli Swimming Men's 1500 m freestyle

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 Final
Result Rank
Hatem Ghoula 20 km walk 1:23:44 27
50 km walk 4:03:47 33
Hassanine Sebei 20 km walk 1:25:23 34
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Habiba Ghribi 3000 m steeplechase 9:25.50 NR 5 q 9:36.43 13
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Leila Ben Youssef Pole vault 4.00 32 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Tunisia qualified five boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. All five boxers qualified at the first African qualifier.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Walid Cherif Flyweight  Sutherland (AUS)
W 14–2
 Lee O-S (KOR)
W 11–5
 Picardi (ITA)
L 5-7
Did not advance
Alaa Shili Featherweight  Gratschow (GER)
W 14–5
 Santos (MEX)
L 2–14
Did not advance
Saifeddine Nejmaoui Lightweight  Tishchenko (RUS)
L 2–10
Did not advance
Hamza Hassini Light welterweight  Sepahvand (IRI)
L 4–16
Did not advance
Mourad Sahraoui Light heavyweight  Zhang Xp (CHN)
L 1–3
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Rafâa Chtioui Men's road race 7:03:04 87

Fencing[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
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Score
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Score
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Score
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Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Ines Boubakri Individual foil  Luan (CAN)
L 9–13
Did not advance
Azza Besbes Individual sabre  Chetty (RSA)
W 15–2
 Perrus (FRA)
W 15–11
 Ovtchinnikova (CAN)
W 15–12
 Ward (USA)
L 14–15
Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Youssef Badra −81 kg  Mrvaljević (MNE)
L 0010–0020
Did not advance
Anis Chedly +100 kg BYE  Riner (FRA)
L 0000–0010
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Chahnez M'barki −48 kg  Lusnikova (UKR)
L 0000–0221
Did not advance
Nesria Jelassi −57 kg BYE  Lupetey (CUB)
W 1000–0000
 Pekli (AUS)
L 0000–1011
Did not advance BYE  Baczkó (HUN)
L 0000–1011
Did not advance
Houda Miled −78 kg BYE  Possamaï (FRA)
L 0012–1010
Did not advance
Nihal Chikhrouhou +78 kg  Chalá (ECU)
W 1000–0000
 Kim N-Y (KOR)
L 0001–0011
Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Oussama Mellouli 200 m freestyle 1:47.97 19 Did not advance
400 m freestyle 3:44.54 7 Q N/A 3:43.45 AF 5
1500 m freestyle 14:47.76 6 Q N/A 14:40.84 AF 1
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Maroua Mathlouthi 200 m individual medley DNS Did not advance
400 m individual medley DNS N/A Did not advance

Taekwondo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
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Result
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Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Khaoula Ben Hamza Women's +67 kg  Espinoza (MEX)
L 0–4
Did not advance  Kedzierska (SWE)
L 4–5
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
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Score
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Score
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Score
Rank
Selima Sfar Women's singles  Wozniacki (DEN)
L 4–6, 1–6
Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Khalil El Maoui Men's −56 kg 126 7 142 DNF 126 DNF
Hanene Ourfelli Women's −63 kg 80 17 95 16 175 16

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 Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Adnan Rhimi −84 kg BYE  Yenokyan (ARM)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 18
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
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Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Haykel Achouri −84 kg BYE  Gadabadze (AZE)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 20
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
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Result
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Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Marwa Amri −55 kg  Rentería (COL)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 14

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