Namibia at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Namibia at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Namibia.svg
IOC code NAM
NOC Namibian National Olympic Committee
in Beijing
Competitors 10 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Mannie Heymans[1]
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Namibia competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, People's Republic of China.

Athletics[edit]

Beata Naigambo received a qualifying berth for the Olympics after winning the Nedbank South African Marathon Championships.[2] Hilaria Johannes also qualified. Agnes Samaria and Stephan Louw still need to get through the selection process.[3]

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 Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Stephan Louw Long jump 7.93 13 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Helalia Johannes Marathon N/A 2:35:22 40
Beata Naigambo N/A 2:33:29 28
Agnes Samaria 800 m 2:02.18 5 Did not advance
1500 m 4:15.80 7 N/A Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Jafet Uutoni won a gold medal in the first leg of the Olympic qualifiers for African states in Algiers, Algeria. At the second round of qualification, which was held in Namibia, fellow Namibians Mujandjae Kasuto (gold medal, welterweight) and Julius Indongo (bronze medal, lightweight) also qualified for the games.

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Jafet Uutoni Light flyweight Bye  Maszczyk (POL)
L 5–5+
Did not advance
Julius Indongo Lightweight  Little (AUS)
L 2–14
Did not advance
Mujandjae Kasuto Welterweight  Balanov (RUS)
L 5–8
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Eric Hoffman and Mannie Heymans qualified.[3]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Eric Hoffman Men's road race 6:26:17 22

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Mannie Heymans Men's cross-country LAP (3 laps) 45

Shooting[edit]

Gaby Ahrens qualified for the Trap women's competition[3]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Gaby Ahrens Trap 52 20 Did not advance

References[edit]