Uganda at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Uganda at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Uganda.svg
IOC code UGA
NOC Uganda Olympic Committee
Website www.nocuganda.com
in Beijing
Competitors 12 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Ronald Serugo (opening)
Edwin Ekiring (closing)
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Uganda competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. Uganda sent a delegation of eleven competitors, who took part in four sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

The following athletes have secured participation in the Beijing Games.[2]

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
Abraham Chepkirwok 800 m 1:43.72 1 Q 1:49.16 7 Did not advance
Benjamin Kiplagat 3000 m steeplechase 8:20.22 4 Q N/A 8:20.27 9
Moses Kipsiro 5000 m 13:46.58 2 Q N/A 13:10.56 4
Geoffrey Kusuro 13:50.50 11 N/A Did not advance
Alex Malinga Marathon N/A 2:18:26 31
Boniface Kiprop Toroitich 10000 m N/A 27:27.28 10
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Justine Bayigga 400 m 54.15 7 Did not advance

Badminton[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Edwin Ekiring Men's singles Bye  Park S-h (KOR)
L 5–21, 8–21
Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Uganda qualified one boxer for the Olympic boxing tournament. Ronald Serugo earned Africa's last spot in the light flyweight class, at the second African qualifying tournament.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ronald Serugo Light flyweight  Serdamba (MGL)
L 5–9
Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gilbert Kaburu[4] 50 m freestyle 27.72 82 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Olivia Aya Nakitanda[2] 50 m freestyle 29.38 66 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Mubarak Kivumbi Men's −56 kg Did not start

See also[edit]

References[edit]