Yemen at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Yemen at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of Yemen.svg
IOC code YEM
NOC Yemen Olympic Committee
Website www.nocyemen.org (Arabic) (English)
in London
Competitors 4 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Tameem Al-Kubati (opening)[1]
Nabil Mohammed Al-Garbi (closing)
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances

Yemen Arab Republic North Yemen

(19841988)
People's Democratic Republic of Yemen South Yemen (1988)

Yemen competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012.[2] This was the nation's sixth consecutive appearance at the Olympics since its reunification in 1990.

The Yemen Olympic Committee selected a team of four athletes, three men and one woman, to compete in three different sports. Among the Yemeni athletes, judoka Ali Khousrof only made his second consecutive Olympic appearance. Taekwondo jin and 2011 Pan Arab Games champion Tameem Al-Kubati was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Yemen, however, has yet to win its first ever Olympic medal.

Athletics[edit]

Yemen has selected 2 athletes by a wildcard.

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
Nabil Mohammed Al-Garbi 1500 m 3:55.46 14 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Fatima Sulaiman Dahman 100 m 13.95 8 Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ali Khousrof Men's −60 kg Bye  Siccardi (MON)
L 0012–0101
Did not advance

Taekwondo[edit]

Yemen was given a wild card entrant.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tameem Al-Kubati Men's −58 kg  Mercedes (DOM)
W 8–3
 Oviedo (COL)
L 2–14 PTG
Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (27 July 2012). "London 2012 Opening Ceremony - Flag Bearers" (PDF). Olympics. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Yemeni athletes travel to London for 2012 Olympic Games". National Yemen. Retrieved 9 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Cambodia, Mali, Panama, Yemen Earn 1 Wild Card Each for London Olympic Taekwondo Competition". WTF. 17 April 2012. Retrieved 17 April 2012.