Costa Rica at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Costa Rica at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Costa Rica.svg
IOC code CRC
NOC Comité Olímpico de Costa Rica
Website www.concrc.org (Spanish)
in Beijing
Competitors 8 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Allan Segura
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Costa Rica competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. Eight Costa Rican representatives have qualified to compete in Beijing.[1][2]

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 Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Nery Brenes 400 m 45.36 1 Q 44.94 4 Did not advance
Allan Segura 20 km walk N/A 1:27:10 39
Women
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Gabriela Traña Marathon 2:53:45 68

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Henry Raabe Men's road race Did not finish

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Federico Ramírez Men's cross-country LAP (5 laps) 47

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mario Montoya 200 m freestyle 1:52.19 NR 50 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Marianela Quesada 50 m freestyle 28.11 47 Did not advance

Taekwondo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Kristopher Moitland Men's +80 kg  Cha D-M (KOR)
L (−2)–1
Did not advance  Irgashev (UZB)
L 5–6
Did not advance

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Costa Rica", Reuters, June 17, 2008
  2. ^ "Costa Rica Olympic Committee chief leaves post amid controversy", Tico Times, May 28, 2008