Comoros at the 2016 Summer Olympics

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Comoros at the
2016 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Comoros.svg
IOC codeCOM
NOCComité Olympique et Sportif des Iles Comores
in Rio de Janeiro
Competitors4 in 2 sports
Flag bearerNazlati Mohamed Andhumdine[1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Comoros competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This was the nation's sixth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Four Comorian athletes were selected to the team for the Games, competing only in athletics and swimming, Three of them made their Olympic debut in Rio de Janeiro, with hurdler Maoulida Daroueche returning for his second appearance from London 2012. Freestyle swimmer Nazlati Mohamed Andhumdine served as the nation's flag bearer in the opening ceremony.[1] Comoros, has yet to win its first Olympic medal.

Athletics[edit]

Comoros has received universality slots from IAAF to send two athletes (one male and one female) to the Olympics.[2][3]

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

Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Maoulida Daroueche Men's 400 m hurdles 52.32 8 N/A Did not advance
Denika Kassim Women's 100 m 12.53 5 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Comoros have received a Universality invitation from FINA to send two swimmers (one male and one female) to the Olympics.[4][5][6]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Athoumane Solihi Men's 50 m freestyle 27.31 76 Did not advance
Nazlati Mohamed Andhumdine Women's 50 m freestyle 37.66 86 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  2. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
  3. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – Rio 2016 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Archived from the original on 6 January 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Men's Final Entry List" (PDF). FINA. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Women's Final Entry List" (PDF). FINA. Retrieved 20 July 2016.

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