DR Congo at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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DR Congo at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg
IOC code COD
NOC Comité Olympique Congolais
in Beijing
Competitors 5 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Franka Magali (opening)
Eric Kibanza (closing)
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Democratic Republic of the Congo competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics which were held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. The country's delegation consisted of 29 people, including coaches and sports officials. Athletes from the DRC competed in athletics, judo, boxing and swimming.[1]

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
Gary Kikaya 400 m 44.89 4 q 44.94 5 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Franka Magali 100 m 12.57 8 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

DR Congo qualified one boxer for the Olympic boxing tournament. Herry Saliku Biembe qualified in the middleweight class at the second African qualifying tournament.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Herry Saliku Biembe Middleweight  Gazis (GRE)
L 2–7
Did not advance

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
Eric Kibanza Men's −73 kg  Boqiev (TJK)
L 0000–0210
Did not advance  Bilodid (UKR)
L 0001–0011
Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stany Kempompo Ngangola 50 m freestyle 35.19 97 Did not advance

References[edit]