Cameroon at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Cameroon at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Cameroon.svg
IOC codeCMR
NOCCameroon Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.cnosc.org (in French)
in Beijing
Competitors33 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Franck Moussima[1]
Medals
Ranked 52nd
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Cameroon competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Françoise Mbango Etone Athletics Women's triple jump August 17

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
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Hugo Mamba-Schlick[2] Triple jump 16.01 15 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Myriam Léonie Mani[2] 100 m 10.50 3 Q 10.08 6 Did not advance
Carole Kaboud Mebam[2] 400 m hurdles 57.81 6 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Françoise Mbango Etone[2] Triple jump 14.50 6 Q 15.39 1st, gold medalist(s)
Georgina Toth[2] Hammer throw NM Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Cameroon qualified three boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Mulema qualified in the welterweight class at the 1st AIBA African Olympic Boxing Qualifying Tournament.[3] Essomba and Mahaman both qualified at the second continental tournament.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Thomas Essomba Light flyweight  Danielyan (ARM)
L 3–9
Did not advance
Mahaman Smaila Light welterweight  Iglesias (CUB)
L 1–15
Did not advance
Joseph Mulema Welterweight  Bongongo (CAF)
W 17–2
 Hanati (CHN)
L 4–9
Did not advance

Football[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Cameroon squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[5]

Head coach: Martin Ndtoungou

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Amour Patrick Tignyemb (c) (1985-06-14)14 June 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Cameroon Tonnerre Yaoundé
2 3MF Albert Baning (1985-03-09)9 March 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 France Paris Saint-Germain
3 2DF Antonio Ghomsi* (1984-04-22)22 April 1984 (aged 24) 0 0 Italy Messina
4 2DF André Bikey (1985-01-08)8 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 England Reading
5 2DF Alexandre Song (1987-09-09)9 September 1987 (aged 20) 0 0 England Arsenal
6 2DF Stéphane Mbia (1986-05-20)20 May 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 France Stade Rennes
7 4FW Marc Mboua (1987-02-26)26 February 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Netherlands Cambuur
8 3MF Georges Mandjeck (1988-12-09)9 December 1988 (aged 19) 0 0 Germany Stuttgart
9 3MF Franck Songo'o (1987-05-14)14 May 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 England Portsmouth
10 4FW Christian Bekamenga (1986-05-09)9 May 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 France Nantes
11 4FW Gustave Bebbe* (1982-06-22)22 June 1982 (aged 26) 0 0 Turkey Ankaragücü
12 2DF Paul Rolland Bebey Kingué (1986-11-09)9 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Cameroon Les Astres
13 2DF Nicolas N'Koulou (1990-03-27)27 March 1990 (aged 18) 0 0 France Monaco
14 3MF Aurélien Chedjou (1985-06-20)20 June 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 France Lille
15 3MF Serge N'Gal (1986-01-13)13 January 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Portugal União de Leiria
16 1GK Joslain Mayebi (1986-10-14)14 October 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Israel Hakoah Ramat Gan
17 3MF Alain Junior Ollé Ollé (1987-04-11)11 April 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Germany Freiburg
18 2DF Alexis Enam (1986-11-25)25 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Tunisia Club Africain
22 2DF Adiaba Bondoa[n 1] (1987-01-02)2 January 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Slovakia Dunajská Streda

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Alexis Enam who was injured during the competition
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Italy 3 2 1 0 6 0 +6 7 Qualified for the quarterfinals
2  Cameroon 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
3  South Korea 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 4
4  Honduras 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0
Cameroon 1–0 Honduras
Mbia Goal 74' Report
Cameroon 0–0 Italy
Report
Quarterfinals
Brazil 2–0 (a.e.t.) Cameroon
Sóbis Goal 101'
Marcelo Goal 105'
Report

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Franck Moussima[2] Men's −100 kg  Martínez (MEX)
W 0100–0001
 Hadfi (HUN)
L 0010–1002
Did not advance

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Paul Etia Ndoumbe[2] Single sculls 7:59.26 5 SE/F Bye 7:29.68 2 FE 7:21.34 28

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alain Brigion Tobe 50 m freestyle 24.53 61 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Antoinette Guedia Mouafo 50 m freestyle 33.59 83 Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Victorine Agum Fomum[2] Women's singles  Lian Q (DOM)
L 0–4
Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Brice Vivien Batchaya[2] Men's −85 kg 153 13 180 14 333 14

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.

Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Annabelle Ali −72 kg  Wieszczek (POL)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cameroon Olympic Team Receives National Blessing". www.postnewsline.com. 2008-07-28.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Les sportifs camerounais engagés à Beijing 2008[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ 1st AIBA African Olympic Boxing Qualifying Tournament Archived August 1, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ 2nd AIBA African Olympic Boxing Qualifying Tournament
  5. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Cameroon Squad List". FIFA. Retrieved October 13, 2012.