Mali at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Mali at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Mali.svg
IOC code MLI
NOC Comité National Olympique et Sportif du Mali
in Beijing
Competitors 41 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Daba Modibo Keita
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Mali sent a delegation of 17 athletes in 4 sports to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Most notable Malian participants are the 12 members of the Mali women's national basketball team winners of the FIBA Africa Championship for Women 2007 and Daba Modibo Keita, the 2007 World Taekwondo Champion. The remaining four athletes are Mohamed Coulibaly and Mariam Pauline Keita in Swimming and Ibrahima Maiga and Kadiatou Camara in Track and Field events.

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
Ibrahima Maiga 400 m hurdles 50.57 6 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kadiatou Camara 200 m 23.06 2 Q 23.06 5 Did not advance

Basketball[edit]

Women's tournament[edit]

The women's national team qualified by winning FIBA Africa Championship for Women 2007.

Roster

The following is the Mali roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1]

Mali women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
G 4 Toure, Kadiatou 25 – (1983-01-18)January 18, 1983 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Djoliba AC Mali
F 5 Traore, Nassira 19 – (1988-10-28)October 28, 1988 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Djoliba AC Mali
G 6 Diarra, Mariatou 22 – (1985-11-20)November 20, 1985 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Dakar Université Club Senegal
G 7 Bagayoko, Fatoumata 20 – (1988-05-23)May 23, 1988 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Djoliba AC Mali
F 8 Gandega, Diana 25 – (1983-06-02)June 2, 1983 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Strasbourg IG France
G/F 9 Maïga, Hamchétou (C) 30 – (1978-04-25)April 25, 1978 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Gambrinus SIKA Brno Czech Republic
F 10 Kanoute, Kadiatou 30 – (1978-06-11)June 11, 1978 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Powerbasket Tigers Wels Austria
F/C 11 Diawara, Diéné 23 – (1985-01-29)January 29, 1985 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Limoges ABC France
F/C 12 Coulibaly, Nagnouma 19 – (1989-05-31)May 31, 1989 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Basket Landes France
C 13 Tirera, Meiya 22 – (1986-04-15)April 15, 1986 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Djoliba AC Mali
C 14 Sininta, Aminata 22 – (1985-12-23)December 23, 1985 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Djoliba AC Mali
C 15 Sissoko, Djenebou 26 – (1982-06-27)June 27, 1982 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Djoliba AC Mali
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 United States 5 5 0 491 276 +215 10
 China 5 4 1 358 346 +12 9
 Spain 5 3 2 357 324 +33 8
 Czech Republic 5 2 3 346 356 −10 7
 New Zealand 5 1 4 320 423 −103 6
 Mali 5 0 5 255 402 −147 5
9 August 2008
11:15
v
Mali  72–76  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 18–18, 15–24, 21–18, 18–16
Pts: Maïga 18
Rebs: Coulibaly 12
Asts: Maïga 3
Pts: Marino 19
Rebs: Harmon 8
Asts: Marino 4
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Stephen Seibel (CAN)
11 August 2008
11:15
v
Czech Republic  81–47  Mali
Scoring by quarter: 23–4, 15–18, 18–11, 25–14
Pts: Machová 14
Rebs: Kulichova, Vecerova 7
Asts: Mokrosova 3
Pts: Sissoko 24
Rebs: Sissoko 13
Asts: Bagayoko 3
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Scott Butler (AUS)
13 August 2008
22:15
v
Mali  41–97  United States
Scoring by quarter: 12–24, 16–27, 5–25, 9–21
Pts: Sininta 13
Rebs: Sissoko 7
Asts: Bagayoko 3
Pts: Leslie 16
Rebs: Fowles 6
Asts: Lawson 7
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Maogong Yang (CHN)
15 August 2008
16:45
v
China  69–48  Mali
Scoring by quarter: 17–7, 20–13, 15–15, 17–13
Pts: Miao 25
Rebs: Chen 9
Asts: Sui 5
Pts: Diawara, Sininta 11
Rebs: Sissoko 19
Asts: Diawara, Sininta 1
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Reynaldo Mercedes (DOM)
17 August 2008
09:00
v
Mali  47–79  Spain
Scoring by quarter: 5–19, 16–17, 12–22, 13–21
Pts: Sissoko 17
Rebs: Diawara 15
Asts: Diawara, Kanouté 2
Pts: Valdemoro 21
Rebs: Montañana 9
Asts: Montañana, Aguilar, Lima, Martínez 4
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Elena Chernova (RUS)

Football[edit]

Mali men's national football team managed to qualify for the Olympics after winning a close final game against Cameroon, leaving them atop the group by just a single point.[2]

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Malian squad in the men's football tournament of the 2004 Summer Olympics.[3] view · talk

Head coach: Cheick Oumar Kone

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals 2004 club
1 1GK Fousseiny Tangara* (1978-06-12)12 June 1978 (aged 26) 0 0 France FC Mantes
2 3MF Mamadi Berthe (1983-01-17)17 January 1983 (aged 21) 0 0 France Sedan
3 2DF Adama Tamboura (1985-05-18)18 May 1985 (aged 19) 0 0 Mali Djoliba AC
4 2DF Moussa Coulibaly (1981-09-15)15 September 1981 (aged 22) 0 0 Mali AS Bamako
5 2DF Boubacar Koné (1984-08-21)21 August 1984 (aged 19) 0 0 Mali AS Bamako
6 2DF Boucader Diallo (1984-09-14)14 September 1984 (aged 19) 0 0 Mali Stade Malien
7 4FW Tenema N'Diaye (1981-02-13)13 February 1981 (aged 23) 0 0 Tunisia CS Sfaxien
8 3MF Abdou Traore (1981-08-05)5 August 1981 (aged 23) 0 0 Mali Djoliba AC
9 3MF Rafan Sidibé (1984-03-12)12 March 1984 (aged 20) 0 0 Mali Stade Malien
10 3MF Mintou Doucoure (1982-07-19)19 July 1982 (aged 22) 0 0 Mali JS Centre Setif Keita
11 4FW Sédonoudé Abouta (1981-01-01)1 January 1981 (aged 23) 0 0 Mali Djoliba AC
12 2DF Drissa Diakité (1985-02-18)18 February 1985 (aged 19) 0 0 Mali Djoliba AC
13 4FW Dramane Traoré (1982-06-17)17 June 1982 (aged 22) 0 0 Egypt Ismaily SC
14 2DF Mohamed Sissoko (1985-01-22)22 January 1985 (aged 19) 0 0 Spain Valencia
15 3MF Jimmy Kébé (1984-01-19)19 January 1984 (aged 20) 0 0 France Lens
16 1GK Soumbeïla Diakité (1984-08-25)25 August 1984 (aged 19) 0 0 Mali Stade Malien
17 4FW Mamadou Diallo (1982-04-17)17 April 1982 (aged 22) 0 0 Algeria USM Alger
18 1GK Cheick Bathily (1982-10-10)10 October 1982 (aged 21) 0 0 Mali Djoliba AC

* Over-aged player.

Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals


Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Mali 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 5
 South Korea 3 1 2 0 6 5 +1 5
 Mexico 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
 Greece 3 0 1 2 4 7 −3 1

11 August 2008
20:30
Mali  0 – 0  Mexico
Report

14 August 2004
20:30
Greece  0 – 2  Mali
Report Berthe Goal 2'
N'Diaye Goal 45'

17 August 2004
20:30
South Korea  3 – 3  Mali
Cho J.J. Goal 57'59'
Tamboura Goal 64' (o.g.)
Report N'Diaye Goal 7'24'55'
Quarterfinals

21 August 2008
18:00
 Mali 0 – 1 (a.e.t.)  Italy
Report Bovo Goal 116'
Karaiskaki Stadium, Piraeus
Attendance: 27,543
Referee: Carlos Torres (Paraguay)

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mohamed Coulibaly 50 m freestyle 29.09 86 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mariam Pauline Keita 100 m breaststroke 1:24.26 49 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
Daba Modibo Keita Men's +80 kg  Borot (FRA)
W 6–5
 Chukwumerije (NGR)
L 0–1
Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 Olympic Basketball Women (FIBA) – Mali roster". FIBA. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Games of the XXVIII Olympiad Football Qualifying Tournament". Rec Sport Soccer Statistics Foundation. 13 March 2005. Retrieved 26 June 2008. 
  3. ^ "Olympic Men's Football Tournaments Athens 2004 – Squad List: Mali (MLI)". FIFA. Retrieved 2 October 2015.