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Central African Republic at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Central African Republic competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's ninth appearance at the Olympics, excluding three games after its national debut in 1968.

Central African Republic at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Central African Republic.svg
IOC code CAF
NOC Comité National Olympique et Sportif Centrafricain
in London
Competitors 6 in 4 sports
Flag bearer David Boui[1]
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Comité National Olympique et Sportif Centrafricain sent the nation's largest delegation in its Olympic history, after the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. 6 athletes, an equal share between men and women, were selected to the team, competing only in athletics, taekwondo, swimming, and wrestling (the last two sports marked its Olympic debut in London). Sprinter Berenger Aymard Bosse, who advanced past the first round for the first time in the men's event, became the only athlete to compete at his second Olympics. Taekwondo jin David Boui, on the other hand, was appointed by the committee to be the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Central African Republic, however, has yet to win its first 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 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Berenger Aymard Bosse 100 m 10.55 1 Q 10.55 7 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Elisabeth Mandaba 800 m 2:12.56 7 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Christian Nassif 50 m freestyle 28.04 55 Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Central African Republic has qualified 2 athletes.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
David Boui Men's −68 kg   Motamed (IRI)
L 2–7
Did not advance   Nikpai (AFG)
L 2–14 PTG
Did not advance
Seulki Kang Women's −49 kg   Zaninović (CRO)
L 0–14 PTG
Did not advance

WrestlingEdit

Central African Republic has received one wild card in wrestling.

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Sylvie Datty −63 kg Bye   Battsetseg (MGL)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "London 2012 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). olympic.org. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "African Qualification Tournament for 2012 London Olympics". WTF. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2012.