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Democratic Republic of the Congo at the 2008 Summer Olympics

The Democratic Republic of the Congo competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics which were held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. The country's delegation consisted of 29 people, including coaches and sports officials. Athletes from the DRC competed in athletics, judo, boxing and swimming.[1]

Democratic Republic of the Congo at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg
IOC codeCOD
NOCComité Olympique Congolais
in Beijing
Competitors5 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Franka Magali (opening)
Eric Kibanza (closing)
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

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
Gary Kikaya 400 m 44.89 4 q 44.94 5 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Franka Magali 100 m 12.57 8 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

DR Congo qualified one boxer for the Olympic boxing tournament. Herry Saliku Biembe qualified in the middleweight class at the second African qualifying tournament.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Herry Saliku Biembe Middleweight   Gazis (GRE)
L 2–7
Did not advance

JudoEdit

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
Eric Kibanza Men's −73 kg   Boqiev (TJK)
L 0000–0210
Did not advance   Bilodid (UKR)
L 0001–0011
Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stany Kempompo Ngangola 50 m freestyle 35.19 97 Did not advance

ReferencesEdit