El Salvador at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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El Salvador at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of El Salvador.svg
IOC code ESA
NOC El Salvador Olympic Committee
Website www.teamesa.org (Spanish)
in Beijing
Competitors 11 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Eva Dimas
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

El Salvador competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, from 8 to 24 August 2008. This was the nation's ninth appearance at the Olympics.

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador sent a total of 11 athletes to the Games, 4 men and 7 women, to compete in 9 sports. Weightlifter Eva Dimas, who also carried the flag in 2000, was selected to carry her nation's flag during the opening ceremony.

Competitors[edit]

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador selected a team of 11 athletes, 4 men and 7 women, to compete in 9 sports.[1] Weightlifter Eva Dimas, at age 35, was the oldest athlete of the team, while cyclist Mario Contreras was the youngest at age 21.

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
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Salvador Mira 50 km walk DSQ
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Verónica Colindres 20 km walk 1:36.52 38

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Mario Wilfredo Contreras Men's road race Did not finish

Track[edit]

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Rank Opponent
Results
Rank
Evelyn García Women's individual pursuit 3:56.849 13 Did not advance
Omnium
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Evelyn García Women's points race 0 0 16

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary 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
Opposition
Result
Rank
Franklin Cisneros Men's −81 kg Bye  Stevens (USA)
L 0000–1011
Did not advance

Rowing[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Camila Vargas Palomo Single sculls 8:32:06 3 QF 8:11:79 5 SC/D 8:22.35 4 FD 8:02.91 22

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Shooting[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Luisa Maida 10 m air pistol 375 34 Did not advance
25 m pistol 582 6 Q 774.0 8

Swimming[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Golda Marcus 400 m freestyle 4:23:50 39 Did not advance
800 m freestyle 8:51.21 35 Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Rafael Arévalo Men's singles  Lee H-T (KOR)
W 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
 Federer (SUI)
L 2–6, 4–6
Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Eva Dimas Women's +75 kg 105 9 127 DNF 105 DNF

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 Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Íngrid Medrano −48 kg Bye  Dobre (ROU)
W 3–1 PP
 Bakatyuk (KAZ)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 9

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Salvador at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games." Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved on 16 March 2014.