Ghana at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Ghana at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ghana.svg
IOC code GHA
NOC Ghana Olympic Committee
in Beijing
Competitors 9 in 2 sports
Flag bearer Vida Anim
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

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

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 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Seth Amoo 200 m 20.91 4 Did not advance
Aziz Zakari 100 m 10.34 4 q 10.24 5 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Vida Anim 100 m 11.47 2 Q 11.32 3 Q 11.51 8 Did not advance
200 m DNS Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Ghana qualified six boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Manyo Plange and Ahmed Saraku qualified at the first African qualifying tournament.[1] The other four Ghanaian boxers qualified at the second African continental 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
Manyo Plange Light flyweight  Tañamor (PHI)
W 6–3
 Carvalho (BRA)
L 12–21
Did not advance
Issah Samir Bantamweight  Manzanilla (VEN)
L 10–13
Did not advance
Prince Dzanie Featherweight  Torriente (CUB)
L 2–11
Did not advance
Samuel Kotey Neequaye Light welterweight  Saunders (GBR)
L 1–24 KO
Did not advance
Ahmed Saraku Middleweight  Hakobyan (ARM)
L 8–14
Did not advance
Bastir Samir Light heavyweight  Izobo (NGR)
W RSC
 Silva (BRA)
L 7–9
Did not advance

External links[edit]

  • [1] The line-up of Ghanaian contingent at the games.

References[edit]