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Angola at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Angola competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's eighth Olympic appearance at the Olympics, except the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles because of its support of the Soviet boycott.

Angola at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of Angola.svg
IOC code ANG
NOC Angolan Olympic Committee
Website  (Portuguese)
in London
Competitors 35 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Antonia Moreira[1] (opening)
Nelson Henriques (closing)
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Comité Olímpico Angolano sent the nation's largest delegation to the Games, surpassing the Beijing delegation by three athletes. A total of 35 athletes, 5 men and 30 women, competed in 7 sports. For the second time in its history, Angola was represented by more female than male athletes at an Olympic event. Women's basketball and women's handball were the only team-based sports in which Angola had its representation to these Olympic games. The men's national basketball team, however, did not compete at the Olympics for the first time since 1988. Judoka Antonia Moreira was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Angola, however, has yet to win its first ever Olympic medal.

Contents

AthleticsEdit

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
Manuel Antonio 800 m 1:52.54 7 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Felismina Cavela 800 m 2:10.95 5 Did not advance

BasketballEdit

Angola has qualified a women's team. It will be made up of 12 athletes.

Women's tournamentEdit

 
Women's basketball team before their game against Croatia
Roster

The following is the Angola roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2]

Angola women's national basketball team roster – 2012 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
PG 4 Camufal, Catarina 32 – (1980-03-30)March 30, 1980 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Interclube  
F 5 Gonçalves, Ana 19 – (1993-02-14)February 14, 1993 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Interclube Benguela  
PG 6 Jorge, Felizarda 27 – (1985-02-23)February 23, 1985 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Primeiro de Agosto  
SF 7 Cardoso, Ângela 32 – (1980-03-30)March 30, 1980 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Primeiro de Agosto  
G 8 Eusébio, Fineza 22 – (1990-07-18)July 18, 1990 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Primeiro de Agosto  
F 9 Felix, Madalena 22 – (1989-09-20)September 20, 1989 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Primeiro de Agosto  
PF 10 Guadalupe, Sónia 26 – (1985-09-15)September 15, 1985 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Interclube  
C 11 Tomás, Luísa 29 – (1983-03-24)March 24, 1983 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Interclube  
SG 12 Vicente, Astrida 33 – (1978-10-06)October 6, 1978 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Interclube  
SF 13 Maurício, Nacissela (C) 32 – (1980-06-02)June 2, 1980 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Primeiro de Agosto  
PF 14 Manuel, Nadir 25 – (1986-11-30)November 30, 1986 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Interclube  
SF 15 Filipe, Nguendula 30 – (1982-05-20)May 20, 1982 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Interclube  
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current club
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  United States 5 5 0 462 279 +183 10
  Turkey 5 4 1 343 316 +27 9
  China 5 3 2 346 363 −17 8
  Czech Republic 5 2 3 346 332 +14 7
  Croatia 5 1 4 324 379 −55 6
  Angola 5 0 5 243 395 −152 5
28 July 2012
14:30
v
Turkey   72–50   Angola
Scoring by quarter: 21–8, 14–17, 23–14, 14–11
Pts: Palazoğlu 13
Rebs: Çağlar 7
Asts: Vardarlı 5
Pts: Mauricio 11
Rebs: Tomas, Manuel 5
Asts: Camufal 2
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Elena Chernova (RUS), Vitalis Gode (KEN), Fernando Sampietro (ARG)
30 July 2012
22:15
v
Angola   38–90   United States
Scoring by quarter: 12–22, 6–19, 11–28, 9–21
Pts: Guadalupe 11
Rebs: Mauricio, Manuel 6
Asts: Manuel 2
Pts: Parker 14
Rebs: Parker 12
Asts: Bird 5
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Carole Delauné (FRA), Marcos Benito (BRA), Robert Lottermoser (GER)
1 August 2012
11:15
v
China   76–52   Angola
Scoring by quarter: 15–13, 18–18, 24–6, 19–15
Pts: Ma Zengyu 15
Rebs: Gao Song 9
Asts: Miao Lijie 5
Pts: Guadalupe 12
Rebs: Tomas 9
Asts: three players 2
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Christos Christodoulou (GRE), Samir Abaakil (MAR), Shenal Bendke (IND)
3 August 2012
09:00
v
Angola   56–75   Croatia
Scoring by quarter: 18–24, 14–17, 11–18, 13–16
Pts: Tomas 15
Rebs: Mauricio, Tomas 8
Asts: Mauricio 4
Pts: Lelas 23
Rebs: Ivanković 7
Asts: Mandir 5
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Stephen Seibel (CAN), Shoko Sugruro (JPN), Peng Ling (CHN)
5 August 2012
11:15
v
Angola   47–82   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 18–23, 7–17, 10–18, 12–24
Pts: Mauricio 18
Rebs: Manuel 12
Asts: Eusébio, Guadalupe 2
Pts: Zrůstová 20
Rebs: Horáková 9
Asts: Elhotová 4
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Rabah Noujaim (LIB), Vaughan Mayberry (AUS), Vitalis Gode (KEN)

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tumba Silva Heavyweight   Russo (ITA)
L WO
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Angola has qualified a boat for the following event

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nelson Henriques Men's C-1 200 m 55.268 6 Q 50.876 8 Did not advance
Fortunato Luis Pacavira Men's C-1 1000 m 4:39.723 6 Q 4:43.027 7 FB 4:35.017 14
Nelson Henriques
Fortunato Luis Pacavira
Men's C-2 1000 m 4:16.478 6 Q 4:18.543 5 FB 4:15.497 12

Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)

HandballEdit

Angola has qualified a women's team.

  • Women's team event – 1 team of 14 players

Women's tournamentEdit

The following is the Angola roster in the women's handball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[3] view · talk

Head coaches: Vivaldo Eduardo

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Barbosa, NeideNeide Barbosa (1980-09-23)23 September 1980 (aged 31) 1.78 m   Petro Atlético
2 LW Viegas, JoelmaJoelma Viegas (1986-10-15)15 October 1986 (aged 25) 1.68 m   1º de Agosto
7 RW Morais, CarolinaCarolina Morais (1986-04-13)13 April 1986 (aged 26) 1.67 m   1º de Agosto
8 LB Almeida, NairNair Almeida (1984-01-23)23 January 1984 (aged 28) 1.80 m   1º de Agosto
9 CB Guialo, IsabelIsabel Guialo (1980-04-08)8 April 1980 (aged 32) 1.68 m   ASA
10 LB Fernandes, IsabelIsabel Fernandes (1985-06-05)5 June 1985 (aged 27) 1.80 m   Petro Atlético
11 RB Kiala, LuisaLuisa Kiala (1982-01-25)25 January 1982 (aged 30) 1.79 m   Petro Atlético
12 GK Direito, CristinaCristina Direito (1985-03-15)15 March 1985 (aged 27) 1.66 m   1º de Agosto
14 LW Bernardo, NataliaNatalia Bernardo (1986-12-25)25 December 1986 (aged 25) 1.70 m   Petro Atlético
15 RB Carlos, AzenaideAzenaide Carlos (1990-06-14)14 June 1990 (aged 22) 1.74 m   1º de Agosto
17 P Barros, AnaAna Barros (1993-02-16)16 February 1993 (aged 19) 1.73 m   Petro Atlético
18 CB Kiala, MarcelinaMarcelina Kiala (1979-11-09)9 November 1979 (aged 32) 1.77 m   Petro Atlético
20 RW Santos, MartaMarta Santos (1988-12-25)25 December 1988 (aged 23) 1.58 m   Petro Atlético
21 LB Cazanga, MagdaMagda Cazanga (1991-05-28)28 May 1991 (aged 21) 1.72 m   Petro Atlético
Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
  Brazil 5 4 0 1 137 122 +15 8
  Croatia 5 4 0 1 145 115 +30 8
  Russia 5 3 1 1 151 125 +26 7
  Montenegro 5 2 1 2 137 123 +14 5
  Angola 5 1 0 4 132 142 −10 2
  Great Britain 5 0 0 5 91 166 −75 0
Qualified for the quarterfinals


28 July 2012
09:30
v
Russia   30 – 27   Angola Copper Box, London
Attendance: 3,604[4]
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Postnova 5 (16–11) Guialo 5
  3×  Report   3× 
30 July 2012
09:30
v
Angola   23 – 28   Croatia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 3,892[5]
Referees: Al-Nuaimi, Omar (UAE)
Guialo, M. Kiala 5 (11–13) Zebić 9
  2×  Report   3× 
1 August 2012
11:15
v
Montenegro   30 – 25   Angola Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,354[6]
Referees: Abdulla, Bamutref (QAT)
Popović, K. Bulatović 6 (13–14) Carlos 7
  3×  Report   3× 
3 August 2012
09:30
v
Angola   31 – 25   Great Britain Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,081[7]
Referees: Florescu, Duţă (ROU)
Almeida 8 (14–10) Gerbron 9
  2×  Report   3× 
5 August 2012
11:15
v
Brazil   29 – 26   Angola Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,585[8]
Referees: Bartlett, Stokes (GBR)
three players 5 (14–9) Kiala 6
  3×  Report   3× 

JudoEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Antonia Moreira Women's −70 kg Bye   Alvear (COL)
L 0001–0100
Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Angolan swimmers have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[9][10]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Pedro Pinotes 400 m individual medley 4:24.69 30 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mariana Henriques 50 m freestyle 31.36 61 Did not advance

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pereira, Armindo (2 July 2012). "Bandeira Nacional entregue aos atletas" [Angolan national flag given to athletes]. Jornal de Angola (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Angola
  3. ^ "Angola team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Russia – Angola" (PDF). IHF. 28 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Angola – Croatia" (PDF). IHF. 30 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Montenegro – Great Britain" (PDF). IHF. 1 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Angola – Great Britain" (PDF). IHF. 3 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Brazil – Angola" (PDF). IHF. 5 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Archived from the original on 6 January 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2011. 
  10. ^ FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE NATATION – Swimming (PDF), FINA, retrieved 8 June 2011 

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