Belize at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Belize at the Olympic Games

Flag of Belize
IOC code  BIZ
NOC Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association
Website belizeolympicteam.com
At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 3 in 2 sports
Flag bearer Kenneth Medwood
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* As British Honduras

The Central American nation of Belize competed at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, United Kingdom from 27 July – 12 August 2012. This nation marked its eleventh appearance at the Olympic Games, although it had previously competed in two other games under the name "British Honduras" (1968 in Mexico City, and 1972 in Munich).

Three athletes were selected to the team, competing only in athletics and judo, its Olympic debut in London. Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association appointed track hurdler Kenneth Medwood to carry the nation's flag at the opening ceremony. Medwood and sprinter Kaina Martinez, who were both selected under Universality places, also became the second and third Belizean athlete to advance past the first round at any Olympic event in London. Belize, however, has yet to win its first Olympic medal.

Athletics[edit]

Athletes from Belize 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):[1][2]

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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kenneth Medwood 400 m hurdles 49.78 4 q 49.87 5 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kaina Martinez 100 m 11.81 1 Q 11.89 8 Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Belize has had 1 judoka invited.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Eddermys Sanchez Men's −66 kg BYE  Ungvári (HUN)
L 0000–0010
Did not advance

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