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Argentina at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Argentina competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, China, from 8 to 24 August 2008. 137 athletes qualified for the Olympic Games in 19 sports.[1]Emanuel Ginóbili, basketball player and gold medalist at the 2004 Summer Olympics, was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

Argentina at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Argentina.svg
IOC codeARG
NOCArgentine Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coarg.org.ar (in Spanish)
in Beijing
Competitors137 in 19 sports
Flag bearer Emanuel Ginóbili (opening)
Juan Curuchet (closing)
Medals
Ranked 35th
Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
4
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

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
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Juan Manuel Cano 20 km walk N/A 1:27:17 40
Javier Carriqueo 1500 m 3:39.36 7 Did not advance
Leonardo Price 800 m 1:49.39 6 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Jorge Balliengo Discus throw 58.82 30 Did not advance
Germán Chiaraviglio Pole vault NM Did not advance
Juan Ignacio Cerra Hammer throw 70.16 30 Did not advance
Germán Lauro Shot put 19.07 32 Did not advance
Pablo Pietrobelli Javelin throw 69.09 34 Did not advance
Women
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Rocío Comba Discus throw 51.36 36 Did not advance
Alejandra García Pole vault 4.15 31 Did not advance
Jennifer Dahlgren Hammer throw 66.35 29 Did not advance

BasketballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Argentina's men's basketball team, the defending Olympic champions, qualified for the Olympics by placing second at the FIBA Americas Championship 2007, and marked its fifth Olympic appearance.

The women's team finished fourth at the FIBA Americas Championship for Women 2007, and will be one of twelve teams vying for the final five Olympic spots at the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women 2008.

Roster

The following is the Argentina roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2]

Argentina men's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
F/C 4 Scola, Luis (C) 28 – (1980-04-30)April 30, 1980 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Houston Rockets  
SG 5 Ginóbili, Manu 31 – (1977-07-28)July 28, 1977 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) San Antonio Spurs  
C 6 González, Román 30 – (1978-01-28)January 28, 1978 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Peñarol  
C 7 Oberto, Fabricio 33 – (1975-03-21)March 21, 1975 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) San Antonio Spurs  
PG 8 Prigioni, Pablo 31 – (1977-05-17)May 17, 1977 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) TAU Cerámica  
PG 9 Porta, Antonio 24 – (1983-10-28)October 28, 1983 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Spartak Saint Petersburg  
SG 10 Delfino, Carlos 25 – (1982-08-29)August 29, 1982 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Khimki  
PG 11 Quinteros, Paolo 29 – (1979-01-15)January 15, 1979 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Basket Zaragoza  
PF 12 Gutiérrez, Leonardo 30 – (1978-05-16)May 16, 1978 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Atenas  
SF 13 Nocioni, Andrés 28 – (1979-11-30)November 30, 1979 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Chicago Bulls  
C 14 Gutiérrez, Juan Pedro 24 – (1983-10-10)October 10, 1983 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Granada  
SF 15 Kammerichs, Federico 28 – (1980-06-21)June 21, 1980 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Regatas  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  Lithuania 5 4 1 425 400 +25 9 1–0
  Argentina 5 4 1 425 361 +64 9 0–1
  Croatia 5 3 2 399 380 +19 8 1–0
  Australia 5 3 2 457 405 +52 8 0–1
  Russia 5 1 4 387 406 −19 6  
  Iran 5 0 5 323 464 −141 5  
10 August 2008
16:45
Lithuania   79–75   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 14–11, 20–19, 17–15, 28–30
Pts: Kleiza 13
Rebs: K. Lavrinovič 7
Asts: Jasikevičius 8
Pts: Ginobili 19
Rebs: Oberto 11
Asts: Oberto, Prigioni 3
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Nikolaos Zavlanos (GRE)
12 August 2008
22:15
Argentina   85–68   Australia
Scoring by quarter: 23–11, 16–18, 24–17, 22–22
Pts: Ginobili 21
Rebs: Nocioni 8
Asts: Ginobili 7
Pts: Mills 22
Rebs: Andersen 6
Asts: Bogut, Bruton 2
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
14 August 2008
22:15
Argentina   77–53   Croatia
Scoring by quarter: 21–13, 19–9, 19–16, 18–15
Pts: Nocioni 18
Rebs: Nocioni 8
Asts: Ginobili 8
Pts: Tomas, Banić 9
Rebs: Banić 6
Asts: Ukić 2
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Juan Carlos Arteaga (ESP)
16 August 2008
16:45
Iran   82–97   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 14–19, 19–23, 24–30, 25–25
Pts: Haddadi 21
Rebs: Haddadi 16
Asts: Kamrani 4
Pts: Ginobili 32
Rebs: Scola 7
Asts: Prigioni 6
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
18 August 2008
22:15
Argentina   91–79   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 27–16, 18–23, 27–25, 19–15
Pts: Scola 37
Rebs: Nocioni 9
Asts: Prigioni 10
Pts: Kirilenko 23
Rebs: Kirilenko 9
Asts: Holden 5
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Nikolaos Zavlanos (GRE)
Quarterfinals
20 August 2008
22:15
Argentina   80–78   Greece
Scoring by quarter: 22–23, 17–17, 17–15, 24–23
Scoring by half: 39–40, 41–38
Pts: Ginobili 24
Rebs: Scola 8
Asts: Prigioni 3
Pts: Fotsis 17
Rebs: Fotsis 10
Asts: Papaloukas 4
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Romualdas Brazauskas (LTU)
Semifinals
22 August 2008
22:00
Argentina   81–101   United States
Scoring by quarter: 11–30, 29–19, 24–29, 17–23
Scoring by half: 40–49, 41–52
Pts: Scola 28
Rebs: Scola 11
Asts: Prigioni 3
Pts: Anthony 21
Rebs: Bosh 10
Asts: Kidd 7
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Luigi Lamonica (ITA)
Bronze medal game
24 August 2008
12:00
Lithuania   75–87   Argentina  
Scoring by quarter: 21–24, 13–22, 15–22, 26–19
Scoring by half: 34–46, 41–41
Pts: Šiškauskas 15
Rebs: Šiškauskas, K. Lavrinovič 6
Asts: Jasikevičius 3
Pts: Delfino 20
Rebs: Delfino 10
Asts: Prigioni 7
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Eddie Rush (USA)

BoxingEdit

Argentina had one boxer qualify for the Olympics. Ezequiel Maderna earned a spot in the middleweight competition after coming in second at the 2nd AIBA American Olympic 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
Ezequiel Maderna Middleweight   Estrada (USA)
L 2–10
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Miguel Correa Men's K-1 500 m 1:39.781 5 QS 1:46.422 7 Did not advance
Men's K-1 1000 m 3:45.695 6 QS 3:51.715 9 Did not advance
Estefania Fontanini Women's K-1 500 m 2:00.291 8 Did not advance

Qualification Legend: QS = Qualify to semi-final; QF = Qualify directly to final

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Alejandro Borrajo Men's road race Did not finish
Juan José Haedo Did not finish
Matías Médici Men's road race Did not finish
Men's time trial 1:07:53 30

TrackEdit

Omnium
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Juan Curuchet Men's points race 1 0 18
Juan Curuchet
Walter Pérez
Men's madison 8 0  

Mountain bikingEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Darío Gasco Men's cross-country 2:07:04 27

BMXEdit

Athlete Event Seeding Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Points Rank Points Rank Result Rank
Cristian Becerine Men's BMX 37.253 27 11 2 Q 15 5 Did not advance
Ramiro Marino 36.768 21 20 8 Did not advance
Gabriela Díaz Women's BMX 37.590 5 N/A 13 3 Q 39.747 5
María Belén Dutto 40.193 14 N/A 20 7 Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

Show jumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
José Larocca Royal Power Individual 14 66 16 30 59 Did not advance 30 59

FencingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Alberto González Viaggio Individual foil   Zhu J (CHN)
L 2–15
Did not advance

Field hockeyEdit

Argentina qualified a team to the women's field hockey tournament. In the group play, they won three matches and drew two, finishing second in the group. This qualified them for the semifinal, which they lost to the Netherlands. In the bronze medal match however, they defeated Germany, winning the bronze medal and finishing third in the tournament.

Women's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the Argentine roster in the women's field hockey tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[4]

Head Coach: Gabriel Minadeo

Reserve:

  1. Silvina D'Elía
  2. Agustina Bouza
Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 5 4 0 1 12 8 +4 12
  Argentina 5 3 2 0 13 7 +6 11
  Great Britain 5 2 2 1 7 9 −2 8
  United States 5 1 3 1 9 8 +1 6
  Japan 5 1 1 3 5 7 −2 4
  New Zealand 5 0 0 5 6 13 −7 0

     Advanced to semifinals

10 August 2008
18:30
Argentina   2–2   United States
Rebecchi   5'11' Report Smith   18'
Loy   64'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Carol Metchette (IRL)
12 August 2008
08:30
Argentina   2–2   Great Britain
García   10'
Gulla   27'
Report Thomas   49'
Clewlow   51'
Umpires:
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Stella Bartlema (NED)
14 August 2008
18:30
Japan   1–2   Argentina
Miura   64' Report Gulla   38'
Burkart   51'
Umpires:
Miao Lin (CHN)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
16 August 2008
18:00
Germany   0–4   Argentina
Report Burkart   38'
Gulla   49'66'
Aymar   68'
Umpires:
Lisa Roach (AUS)
Chieko Soma (JPN)
18 August 2008
20:30
Argentina   3–2   New Zealand
Rebecchi   15'
García   43'
Hernández   46'
Report Roberts   33'
Igasan   61'
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Semifinal
20 August 2008
20:30
Netherlands   5–2   Argentina
Paumen   9'25'47'
Agliotti   31'
Hoog   68'
Report Russo   59'
Gulla   69'
Umpires:
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
Bronze medal match
22 August 2008
18:00
Germany   1–3   Argentina  
Kühn   45' Report Luchetti   11'
Rebecchi   22'
Barrionuevo   63'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)

FootballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Roster

Sergio Batista, head coach of the men's football team, announced his final squad for the Olympics on 3 July.[5] Pareja takes the place of Burdisso, whose club did not grant permission.

The following is the Argentina squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[6]

Head coach: Sergio Batista

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Óscar Ustari (1986-07-03)3 July 1986 (aged 22) 1 0   Getafe
2 2DF Ezequiel Garay (1986-10-10)10 October 1986 (aged 21) 1 0   Real Madrid
3 2DF Fabián Monzón (1987-04-13)13 April 1987 (aged 21) 0 0   Boca Juniors
4 2DF Pablo Zabaleta (1985-01-16)16 January 1985 (aged 23) 5 0   Espanyol
5 3MF Fernando Gago (1986-04-10)10 April 1986 (aged 22) 9 0   Real Madrid
6 2DF Federico Fazio (1987-03-17)17 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0   Sevilla
7 3MF José Sosa (1985-06-19)19 June 1985 (aged 23) 2 0   Bayern Munich
8 3MF Éver Banega (1988-06-29)29 June 1988 (aged 20) 0 0   Valencia
9 4FW Ezequiel Lavezzi (1985-05-03)3 May 1985 (aged 23) 2 0   Napoli
10 3MF Juan Román Riquelme* (c) (1978-06-24)24 June 1978 (aged 30) 42 18   Boca Juniors
11 3MF Ángel Di María (1988-02-14)14 February 1988 (aged 20) 0 0   Benfica
12 2DF Nicolás Pareja* (1984-01-18)18 January 1984 (aged 24) 0 0   Anderlecht
13 4FW Lautaro Acosta (1988-03-14)14 March 1988 (aged 20) 0 0   Sevilla
14 3MF Javier Mascherano* (1984-06-08)8 June 1984 (aged 24) 37 2   Liverpool
15 4FW Lionel Messi (1987-06-24)24 June 1987 (aged 21) 26 8   Barcelona
16 4FW Sergio Agüero (1988-06-02)2 June 1988 (aged 20) 7 2   Atlético Madrid
17 4FW Diego Buonanotte (1988-04-19)19 April 1988 (aged 20) 0 0   River Plate
18 1GK Sergio Romero (1987-02-22)22 February 1987 (aged 21) 0 0   AZ
22 1GK Nicolás Navarro[n 1] (1985-03-25)25 March 1985 (aged 23) 0 0   Napoli

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Óscar Ustari who was injured during the competition
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Argentina 3 3 0 0 5 1 +4 9 Qualified for the quarterfinals
2   Ivory Coast 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6
3   Australia 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2 1
4   Serbia 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
Ivory Coast  1–2  Argentina
Cissé   53' Report Messi   43'
Acosta   86'
Attendance: 43,266
Argentina  1–0  Australia
Lavezzi   76' Report
Attendance: 38,182
Argentina  2–0  Serbia
Lavezzi   13' (pen.)
Buonanotte   84'
Report
Quarterfinals
Argentina  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Netherlands
Messi   14'
Di María   105'
Report Bakkal   36'
Semifinals
Argentina  3–0  Brazil
Agüero   52'58'
Riquelme   76' (pen.)
Report
Gold medal game
Nigeria  0–1  Argentina
Report Di María   58'
Attendance: 89,102
Final rank

  Gold

Women's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the Argentina squad in the women's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[7]

Head coach: José Carlos Borello

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Guadalupe Calello (1990-04-13)13 April 1990 (aged 18) 0 0   River Plate
2 2DF Eva Nadia González (c) (1987-09-02)2 September 1987 (aged 20) 0 0   Boca Juniors
3 2DF Yesica Arrien (1980-07-01)1 July 1980 (aged 28) 0 0   Estudiantes de La Plata
4 3MF Florencia Mandrile (1988-02-10)10 February 1988 (aged 20) 0 0   San Lorenzo de Almagro
5 2DF Marisa Gerez (1976-11-03)3 November 1976 (aged 31) 0 0   Boca Juniors
6 2DF Gabriela Patricia Chávez (1989-04-09)9 April 1989 (aged 19) 0 0   Independiente
7 4FW Ludmila Manicler (1987-07-06)6 July 1987 (aged 21) 0 0   Independiente
8 4FW Emilia Mendieta (1988-02-04)4 February 1988 (aged 20) 0 0   River Plate
9 4FW María Belén Potassa (1988-12-12)12 December 1988 (aged 19) 0 0   San Lorenzo de Almagro
10 3MF Mariela Coronel (1981-06-20)20 June 1981 (aged 27) 0 0   Prainsa Zaragoza
11 3MF Fabiana Vallejos (1985-07-30)30 July 1985 (aged 23) 0 0   Boca Juniors
12 2DF Daiana Cardone (1989-01-01)1 January 1989 (aged 19) 0 0   Independiente
13 3MF Florencia Quiñones (1986-08-26)26 August 1986 (aged 21) 0 0   San Lorenzo de Almagro
14 4FW Andrea Ojeda (1985-01-17)17 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0   Boca Juniors
15 4FW Mercedes Pereyra (1987-05-07)7 May 1987 (aged 21) 0 0   River Plate
16 3MF Gimena Blanco (1987-12-05)5 December 1987 (aged 20) 0 0   River Plate
17 4FW Analía Almeida (1985-08-19)19 August 1985 (aged 22) 0 0   San Lorenzo de Almagro
18 1GK Vanina Correa (1983-08-14)14 August 1983 (aged 24) 0 0   Boca Juniors
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   China PR 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7 Qualified for the quarterfinals
2   Sweden 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
3   Canada 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
4   Argentina 3 0 0 3 1 5 −4 0
Argentina  1–2  Canada
Manicler   85' Report Chapman   27'
Lang   72'
Sweden  1–0  Argentina
Fischer   57' Report
China PR  2–0  Argentina
Han Duan   52'
Gu Yasha   90'
Report

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Miguel Albarracín −60 kg Bye   Choi M-H (KOR)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance   Akhondzadeh (IRI)
L 0002–0020
Did not advance
Mariano Bertolotti −73 kg N/A   Guilheiro (BRA)
L 0010–0100
Did not advance
Emmanuel Lucenti −81 kg Bye   Burton (GBR)
L 0010–0010
Did not advance
Diego Rosati −90 kg N/A   Olson (USA)
W 0001–0000
  Pershin (RUS)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance   Trezise (RSA)
W 1000–0000
  Kazusionak (BLR)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance
Eduardo Costa −100 kg N/A   Palkovacs (SVK)
W 0110–0100
  Matyjaszek (POL)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance
Sandro López +100 kg Bye   Zegarra (PER)
L 0001–1001
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Paula Pareto −48 kg Bye   Day (AUS)
W 1000–0000
  Tani (JPN)
L 0000–0001
Did not advance Bye   Wu Sg (CHN)
W 0100–0001
  Csernoviczki (HUN)
W 0110–0001
  Pak O-S (PRK)
W 0100–0001
 
Daniela Krukower −63 kg   Arlove (AUS)
W 1000–0000
  Won O-I (PRK)
L 0010–0020
Did not advance Bye   Willeboordse (NED)
L 0000–0230
Did not advance
Lorena Briceño −78 kg Bye   Possamaï (FRA)
L 0000–0001
Did not advance

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Santiago Fernández Single sculls 7:38.87 4 QF 7:27.60 6 SC/D Withdrew
Women
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
María Gabriela Best Single sculls 7:58.60 4 QF 7:46.45 5 SC/D 8:09.61 3 FC 7:45.21 16

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

SailingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Mariano Reutemann RS:X 25 18 19 23 25 15 16 16 16 20 EL 168 21
Julio Alsogaray Laser 1 12 10 28 14 1 2 32 16 CAN 8 92 7
Javier Conte
Juan de la Fuente
470 14 14 4 11 19 9 7 30 5 9 18 110 10
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Florencia Gutiérrez RS:X 27 19 27 20 23 26 23 DNF 24 27 EL 216 25
Cecilia Carranza Laser Radial 15 8 9 20 8 15 6 DNF 23 CAN EL 104 12t
Consuelo Monsegur
Maria Fernanda Sesto
470 16 18 17 12 10 16 14 4 10 14 EL 113 16
Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Carlos Espínola
Santiago Lange
Tornado 13 1 1 12 4 6 9 1 9 1 6 56  

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race; CAN = Race cancelled;

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Juan Carlos Dasque Trap 115 19 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Damián Blaum 10 km open water N/A 1:55:48.6 24
Sergio Ferreyra 100 m breaststroke 1:03.65 52 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:20.10 52 Did not advance
Andrés José González 200 m butterfly 2:00.36 33 Did not advance
José Meolans 50 m freestyle 22.58 35 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 49.50 35 Did not advance
Eduardo Germán Otero 100 m backstroke 56.74 40 Did not advance
Juan Martín Pereyra 400 m freestyle 3:59.35 35 N/A Did not advance
1500 m freestyle 15:49.57 34 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Georgina Bardach 200 m butterfly DNS Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:25.74 37 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 5:00.87 36 N/A Did not advance
Cecilia Biagioli 400 m freestyle 4:19.85 34 N/A Did not advance
800 m freestyle 8:50.18 31 N/A Did not advance
Antonella Bogarín 10 km open water N/A 2:11:35.9 24
Agustina de Giovanni 200 m breaststroke 2:34.94 37 Did not advance
Liliana Guiscardo 100 m breaststroke 1:11.43 37 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Liu Song Men's singles Bye   Jang S-M (PRK)
L 2–4
Did not advance
Pablo Tabachnik   Lashin (EGY)
L 2–4
Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Vanina Sánchez Women's −67 kg   Guler (TUR)
W 4–0
  Sergerie (CAN)
L 0–3
Did not advance   Morgan (AUS)
L 2–9
Did not advance

TennisEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Agustín Calleri Singles   Mullings (BAH)
W 6–1, 6–1
  Lu Y-h (TPE)
L 4–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Guillermo Cañas   Niemeyer (CAN)
W 3–6, 4–2r
  Simon (FRA)
L 5–7, 1–6
Did not advance
Juan Mónaco   Čilić (CRO)
L 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Did not advance
David Nalbandian   Zeng Sx (CHN)
W 6–2, 6–1
  Massú (CHI)
W 7–6(7–0), 6–1
  Monfils (FRA)
L 4–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Agustín Calleri
Juan Mónaco
Doubles N/A   Guccione /
Hewitt (AUS)
L 4–6, 6–7(4–7), 6–8
Did not advance
Guillermo Cañas
David Nalbandian
N/A   Darcis /
Rochus (BEL)
L 7–6(8–6), 6–7(5–7), 3–6
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Gisela Dulko Singles   Dellacqua (AUS)
L 3–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Gisela Dulko
Betina Jozami
Doubles N/A   Obziler /
Pe'er (ISR)
W 6–3, 6–2
  Vesnina /
Zvonareva (RUS)
L 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance

VolleyballEdit

BeachEdit

The men's beach volleyball team Conde-Baracetti (Martín Conde and Mariano Baracetti) qualified to represent Argentina.[8]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Standing Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Mariano Baracetti
Martín Conde
Men's Pool B
  HeuscherHeyer (SUI)
L 0 – 2 (13–21, 17–21)
  PļaviņšSamoilovs (LAT)
W 2 – 0 (23–21, 21–19)
  DalhausserRogers (USA)
L 0 – 2 (12–21, 13–21)
4 Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Carlos Espeleta Men's −77 kg 140 =21 170 =18 310 19
Nora Koppel Women's −75 kg Did not compete

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ COA Notas de Actualidad Archived July 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "2008 Olympic Basketball Men (FIBA) – Argentina roster". FIBA. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  3. ^ 2nd AIBA American Olympic Qualifying Tournament Archived 2008-09-14 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ 2008 Official Results Part Two: Hockey – Wrestling, LA84 Foundation.
  5. ^ Batista confirmó el seleccionado argentino para Beijing (in Spanish)
  6. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Argentina Squad List". FIFA. Retrieved October 13, 2012.
  7. ^ "Women's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Argentina Squad List". FIFA. Retrieved October 22, 2012.
  8. ^ Current Standing Olympic Beach Volleyball Qualification Men, access date: 8 July 2008.