Bahrain competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The country sent a total of 15 competitors to the Games, competing in athletics, swimming and shooting,. This constituted Bahrain's largest Olympic delegation to date. Among the country's representatives is Maryam Yusuf Jamal, reigning world champion in the women's 1,500 metre run. Rakia Al Gassra was the country's flagbearer at the Games' opening ceremony. In athletics, Rashid Ramzi was originally awarded the gold medal in men's 1,500 meters (Bahrain's first Olympic medal) but it was later stripped due to doping violation.
- 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
* Rashid Ramzi was originally awarded the gold medal in men's 1,500 meters (Bahrain's first Olympic medal) but it was later stripped due to doping violation.
Salman Zaman will be the country's only representative in shooting.
Bahrain will be represented by two swimmers at the Beijing Games.
- ^ Bahrain Athletes Bound for Beijing, (U.S.) Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain; published 2008-07-30, retrieved 2009-07-09.
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- ^ a b ", IOC website, retrieved 2009-11-19, 2009