Saudi Arabia at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Saudi Arabia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Saudi Arabia
IOC code  KSA
NOC Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee
Website www.saudiolympic.org.sa (Arabic) (English)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 15 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Mohamed Salman Al-Khuwalidi
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Saudi Arabia competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. As in years past, Saudi Arabia sent only male representatives to Beijing.[1] The International Olympic Committee is reportedly pressuring the Saudi Olympic Committee to send female athletes to the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2]

Saudi athletes competed in five sports: athletics, shooting, swimming, weightlifting and equestrian.[3]

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 Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Moukheld Al-Outaibi 5000 m 13:47.00 6 N/A Did not advance
Mohammed Al-Salhi 800 m 1:47.02 2 Q 1:47.14 6 Did not advance
Mohammed Othman Shaween 1500 m 3:45.82 10 Did not advance
Ali Ahmad Al-Amri 3000 m steeplechase 9:09.73 13 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Sultan Mubarak Al-Dawoodi Discus throw 56.29 34 Did not advance
Mohamed Salman Al-Khuwalidi Long jump 7.93 14 Did not advance
Hussein Taher Al-Sabee 8.04 8 q 7.80 11
Sultan Abdulmajeed Alhebshi Shot put 19.51 27 Did not advance

Equestrian[edit]

Show jumping[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Ramzy Al Duhami Allah Jabek Individual 2 28 5 7 15 Q 9 16 18 Q 8 23 Did not advance 8 23
Abdullah Al Saud Obelix 10 56 30 40 60 Did not advance 40 60
Faisal Al Shalan Wido 11 61 16 29 58 Did not advance 29 58
Kamal Bahamdan Rivaal 11 61 12 26 54 Did not advance 26 54
Ramzy Al Duhami
Abdullah Al Saud
Faisal Al Shalan
Kamal Bahamdan
See above Team N/A 38 13 Did not advance 38 13

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Saied Al-Mutairi Skeet 104 39 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Bader Abdulrahman Almuhana 100 m butterfly 55.59 61 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Ali Hussein Aldhilab Men's −69 kg Did not compete

References[edit]