Solomon Islands at the 2012 Summer Olympics
|Solomon Islands at the|
2012 Summer Olympics
|NOC||National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands|
|Competitors||4 in 3 sports|
Jenly Tegu Wini (opening)|
Tony Lomo (closing)
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Four athletes from the Solomon Islands were selected to the team by receiving their wild card places in three different sports, without having qualified. Weightlifter Jenly Tegu Wini was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Solomon Islands, however, has yet to win its first ever Olympic medal.
Solomon Islands have selected two athletes by wildcard. Both athletes had to participate in a preliminary heat in the 100 m. Chris Walasi finished sixth in the heats, and twenty-third in preliminary overall. Meanwhile, Pauline Kwalea finished fifth in the heats, and twenty-first in preliminary overall. Both of these athletes failed to qualify into the main event.
- 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
|Chris Walasi||100 m||11.42||6||Did not advance|
|Pauline Kwalea||100 m||12.90||5||Did not advance|
Tony Lomo was given a continental spot for being one of the highest ranked Oceania athletes for the wildcard places. He was able to defeat Mozambique's Neuso Sigauque before losing out to world sixth-ranked Sofiane Milous of France in the round of sixteen. Lomo's performance was congratulated by the Oceania National Olympic Committee and seen as being impressive from other coaches both in and out of Oceania.
|Athlete||Event||Round of 64||Round of 32||Round of 16||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Repechage||Final / BM|
|Tony Lomo||Men's −60 kg||Bye|| Sigauque (MOZ)
| Milous (FRA)
|Did not advance|
Solomon Islands was given a reallocation spot to participate in a women's event. 2012 Oceania -58 kg silver medalist Jenly Tegu Wini was chosen. She finished seventeenth and last among the competitors.
|Athlete||Event||Snatch||Clean & Jerk||Total||Rank|
|Jenly Tegu Wini||Women's −58 kg||65||19||95||17||160||17|
- Staff (18 July 2012). "Wini our Olympic flag bearer". Solomon Star. Archived from the original on 11 August 2012. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
- "Judo Qualification" (PDF). IJF. 9 May 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
- Lomo ousted with pride Archived 14 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
- IWF Qualification Summary
- 2012 Oceania Championships Results
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