Togo at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Togo at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Togo.svg
IOC code TOG
NOC Comité National Olympique Togolais
in Beijing
Competitors 4 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Benjamin Boukpeti
Medals
Ranked 80th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Togo competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. At the men's slalom K-1 event, Benjamin Boukpeti won a bronze medal in canoeing, the first ever Olympic medal for the country.[1][2][3]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Benjamin Boukpeti Canoeing Men's slalom K-1

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

Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sandrine Thiébaud-Kangni 400 m 54.16 7 Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

"A male canoeist paddles upstream in a canoe"
Boukpeti competing at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Slalom[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Total Rank Time Rank Time Rank Total Rank
Benjamin Boukpeti Men's K-1 90.17 20 82.09 1 172.26 8 Q 86.08 1 Q 87.37 3 173.45 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
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Kouami Sacha Denanyoh[4] Men's −81 kg  Bozorov (TJK)
W 0011–0010
 Gontiuk (UKR)
L 0001–1010
Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
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Komlavi Loglo Men's singles  Anderson (RSA)
L 3–6, 2–6
Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Togo paddler tops Men's Slalom K1 semi Archived 2008-08-15 at the Wayback Machine.. Beijing 2008. 2008-09-12
  2. ^ Olympic Medal: M K1 Slalom. UPI.com. 2008-09-12
  3. ^ "In a kayak race, the first ever Olympic medal for Togo", International Herald Tribune, August 12, 2008
  4. ^ International Judo Federation Archived 2009-07-22 at the Wayback Machine.