Angola at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Angola at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Angola.svg
IOC code ANG
NOC Angolan Olympic Committee
Website  (Portuguese)
in Beijing
Competitors 32 in 6 sports
Flag bearer João N'Tyamba
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Angola competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. This is a list of all of the Angolan athletes who qualified for the Olympics.[1]

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 Final
Result Rank
João N'Tyamba Marathon DNF

Basketball[edit]

The men's team qualified by winning the FIBA Africa Championship 2007 tournament.

  • Men's team event – 1 team of 12 players

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Angola roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2]

Angola men's national basketball team roster – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
SF 4 Cipriano, Olimpio 26 – (1982-04-09)April 9, 1982 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
G 5 Costa, Armando 25 – (1983-06-03)June 3, 1983 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Petro Atlético Angola
SG 6 Morais, Carlos 22 – (1985-10-16)October 16, 1985 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Petro Atlético Angola
PG 7 Barros, Milton 24 – (1984-06-21)June 21, 1984 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Petro Atlético Angola
G 8 Costa, Luis 30 – (1978-06-07)June 7, 1978 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Petro Atlético Angola
G 9 Geronimo, Vladimir 30 – (1977-12-12)December 12, 1977 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F/C 10 Gomes, Joaquim 27 – (1980-12-23)December 23, 1980 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F 11 Ambrosio, Felizardo 20 – (1987-12-25)December 25, 1987 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
C 12 Moussa, Abdel Aziz 28 – (1980-04-08)April 8, 1980 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
SG 13 Almeida, Carlos (C) 31 – (1976-09-24)September 24, 1976 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Primeiro de Agosto Angola
F 14 Paulo, Leonel 22 – (1986-04-30)April 30, 1986 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Petro Atlético Angola
F 15 Mingas, Eduardo 29 – (1979-01-29)January 29, 1979 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Petro Atlético Angola
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 United States 5 5 0 515 354 +161 10
 Spain 5 4 1 418 369 +49 9
 Greece 5 3 2 415 375 +40 8
 China 5 2 3 366 400 −34 7
 Germany 5 1 4 330 390 −60 6
 Angola 5 0 5 321 477 −156 5
10 August 2008
11:15
v
Germany  95–66  Angola
Scoring by quarter: 25–21, 29–13, 24–18, 17–14
Pts: Kaman 24
Rebs: Jagla 11
Asts: Hamann 4
Pts: Mingas 24
Rebs: Gomes 8
Asts: Cipriano 2
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Romualdas Brazauskas (LTU)
12 August 2008
20:00
v
Angola  76–97  United States
Scoring by quarter: 18–29, 19–26, 16–26, 23–16
Pts: Morais 24
Rebs: Gomes 8
Asts: Costa, Ambrosio 2
Pts: Wade 19
Rebs: Anthony 6
Asts: James 5
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Pablo Estévez (ARG)
14 August 2008
14:30
v
Angola  68–85  China
Scoring by quarter: 15–28, 27–16, 9–21, 17–20
Pts: Gomes 17
Rebs: Mingas 5
Asts: Gomes 3
Pts: Yao 30
Rebs: Yi 11
Asts: Zhu, Li 3
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN)
16 August 2008
09:00
v
Greece  102–61  Angola
Scoring by quarter: 12–11, 31–17, 38–14, 21–19
Pts: Bourousis 22
Rebs: Glyniadakis, Fotsis 7
Asts: Fotsis 5
Pts: Mingas 25
Rebs: Geronimo 7
Asts: Costa 4
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: José Carrión (PUR)
18 August 2008
16:45
v
Angola  50–98  Spain
Scoring by quarter: 23–15, 7–25, 11–31, 9–27
Pts: Mingas 10
Rebs: Mingas, Ambrosio 5
Asts: Costa 5
Pts: P. Gasol 31
Rebs: P. Gasol 9
Asts: Rodríguez, Rubio 5
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Eddie Rush (USA)

Canoeing[edit]

Sprint[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Fortunato Luis Pacavira Men's C-1 500 m 2:13.265 8 Did not advance
Men's C-1 1000 m 4:39.538 7 QS 4:40.697 9 Did not advance

Qualification Legend: QS = Qualify to semi-final; QF = Qualify directly to final

Handball[edit]

Angola has qualified a women's team.

  • Women's team event – 1 team of 14 players

Women's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Angola roster in the women's handball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[3][4] view · talk

Head coach: Jerónimo Neto

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Tavares, Maria OdethMaria Odeth Tavares (1976-08-18)18 August 1976 (aged 31) 1.70 m 100 Angola 1º de Agosto
2 RW Eduardo, Maria TeresaMaria Teresa Eduardo (1973-09-17)17 September 1973 (aged 34) 1.78 m 117 297 Angola ASA Handball
3 RW Bengue, Ilda MariaIlda Maria Bengue (1974-10-30)30 October 1974 (aged 33) 1.78 m 143 308 Angola Petro Atlético
4 RW Carlos, AzenaideAzenaide Carlos (1990-06-14)14 June 1990 (aged 18) 1.74 m 6 7 Angola ASA Handball
5 RW Trindade, FilomenaFilomena Trindade (1971-09-26)26 September 1971 (aged 36) 1.65 m 152 503 Angola Petro Atlético
6 P Calandula, BomboBombo Calandula (1983-02-23)23 February 1983 (aged 25) 1.78 m 26 57 Angola Petro Atlético
8 RW Almeida, NairNair Almeida (1984-01-23)23 January 1984 (aged 24) 1.80 m 79 151 Angola 1º de Agosto
9 LW Dombaxe, WutaWuta Dombaxe (1986-04-05)5 April 1986 (aged 22) 1.68 m 19 132 Angola ASA Handball
10 RW Fernandes, IsabelIsabel Fernandes (1985-06-05)5 June 1985 (aged 23) 1.80 m 6 18 Angola Petro Atlético
12 GK Pedro, Maria RosaMaria Rosa Pedro (1982-12-29)29 December 1982 (aged 25) 1.73 m 46 Angola Petro Atlético
13 CB Kiala, LuisaLuisa Kiala (1982-01-25)25 January 1982 (aged 26) 1.79 m 66 158 Angola Petro Atlético
14 LW Bernardo, NataliaNatalia Bernardo (1986-12-25)25 December 1986 (aged 21) 1.70 m 37 67 Angola Petro Atlético
15 LW Cailo, ElisabethElisabeth Cailo (1987-07-02)2 July 1987 (aged 21) 1.75 m 29 30 Angola 1º de Agosto
17 P Viegas, ElizabethElizabeth Viegas (1985-01-20)20 January 1985 (aged 23) 1.78 m 13 10 Angola ASA Handball
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
 Norway 5 5 0 0 154 106 +48 10
 Romania 5 4 0 1 150 112 +38 8
 China 5 2 0 3 122 135 -13 4
 France 5 2 0 3 121 128 -7 4
 Kazakhstan 5 1 1 3 109 137 -28 3
 Angola 5 0 1 4 109 147 -38 1
9 August 2008
09:00
v
France  32 – 21  Angola Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Chernega, Poladenko (RUS)
Herbrecht 8 (13–14) Bengue, Almeida 5
Suspension 3×YC Report Suspension 3×YC
11 August 2008
14:00
v
Angola  17 – 31  Norway Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Liu S, Liu F (CHN)
Almeida 5 (6–14) Riegelhuth 6
Suspension 3×YC Report Suspension 3×YC
13 August 2008
15:45
v
China  32 – 24  Angola Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Liu Xiaomei 7 (14–12) Almeida 8
Suspension 3×YC 1×Red card Report Suspension 4×YC
15 August 2008
15:45
v
Romania  28 – 23  Angola Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Aires Menezes, Aparecido Pinto (BRA)
Maier 7 (16–7) Almeida 8
Suspension 2×YC Report Suspension 3×YC
17 August 2008
10:45
v
Angola  24 – 24  Kazakhstan Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Din, Dinu (ROU)
Bengue 6 (16–14) three players 5
Suspension 3×YC Report Suspension 3×YC

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Joao Luis Cardoso Matias 100 m butterfly 57.06 63 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ana Crysna da Silva Romero 50 m freestyle 29.06 65 Did not advance

Volleyball[edit]

Beach[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Standing Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Morais Abreu
Emanuel Fernandes
Men's Pool C
 EmanuelRicardo (BRA)
L 0 – 2 (8–21, 13–21)
 SchachtSlack (AUS)
L 0 – 2 (15–21, 9–21)
 GeorGia (GEO)
L 0 – 2 (14–21, 13–21)
4 Did not advance

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletes for Angola- 2008 Olympics". CNN Sports Illustrated. Archived from the original on 2 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-01. 
  2. ^ "2008 Olympic Basketball Men (FIBA) – Angola roster". FIBA. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Angola women's handball team roster". NBC Olympics. 1 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Women's Handball Team Roster – Angola (ANG)" (PDF). 2008 Beijing. LA84 Foundation. 1 February 2013. p. 2226.