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Dominican Republic at the 2008 Summer Olympics

The Dominican Republic competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008.

Dominican Republic at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg
IOC codeDOM
NOCDominican Republic Olympic Committee
Websitewww.colimdo.org (in Spanish)
in Beijing
Competitors25 in 8 sports
Flag bearer Félix Sanchez (opening)
Manuel Félix Díaz (closing)
Medals
Ranked 46th
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
2
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
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Arismendy Peguero 400 m 46.28 6 Did not advance
Félix Sánchez 400 m hurdles 51.10 5 Did not advance
Joel Báez
Pedro Mejía
Arismendy Peguero
Carlos Yohelin Santa
Yoel Tapia
4 × 400 m relay 3:04.31 SB 8 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mariely Sánchez 200 m 24.05 6 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

The Dominican Republic qualified six boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Nunez was the only boxer to qualify at the World Championships.[1] Payano became the second to qualify for the nation, doing so at the first American qualifying tournament.[2] The remaining four boxers qualified at the second American continental 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
Winston Mendez Light flyweight   Bilali (KEN)
W 9–3
  Ruanroeng (THA)
L 3–7
Did not advance
Juan Carlos Payano Flyweight   Thomas (FRA)
W 10–6
  Picardi (ITA)
L 4–8
Did not advance
Roberto Navarro Featherweight   Porozo (ECU)
L 3–3+
Did not advance
Manuel Félix Díaz Light welterweight   Hambardzumyan (ARM)
W 11–4
  Joyce (IRL)
W 11+–11
  Sepahvand (IRI)
W 11–6
  Vastine (FRA)
W 12–10
  Boonjumnong (THA)
W 12–4
 
Gilbert Lenin Castillo Welterweight   Stretskyy (UKR)
L 6–9
Did not advance
Argenis Casimiro Middleweight Bye   Blanco (VEN)
L 7–18
Did not advance

JudoEdit

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
Juan Jacinto Men's −66 kg Bye   Uchishiba (JPN)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance   Miresmaeili (IRI)
L 0000–0011
Did not advance
Teófilo Diek Men's −100 kg Bye   Morgan (CAN)
L 1001–0000
Did not advance
María García Women's −52 kg Bye   Fernandes (BRA)
W 0010–0001
  Kim K-O (KOR)
L 0000–1003
Did not advance

SailingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Raul Aguayo Laser 37 30 35 38 34 28 29 36 29 CAN EL 258 40

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
Julio Elizardo Dujarric Lembcke Skeet 110 31 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jacinto Ayala 50 m freestyle 22.57 34 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Singles
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
Lin Ju Men's singles Bye   Apolonia (POR)
W 4–1
  Crisan (ROU)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Lian Qian Women's singles   Fomum (CMR)
W 4–0
  Komwong (THA)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Wu Xue Bye   Sang Xu (AUS)
W 4–0
  Wang Yg (SIN)
W 4–1
  Gao J (USA)
W 4–3
  Guo Y (CHN)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Team
Athlete Event Group round Semifinals Bronze playoff 1 Bronze playoff 2 Bronze medal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Lian Qian
Johenny Valdez
Wu Xue
Women's team Group A
  China (CHN)
L 0 – 3
  Austria (AUT)
L 0 – 3
  Croatia (CRO)
L 1 – 3
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
Gabriel Mercedes Men's −58 kg   Póvoa (POR)
W 3–0
  Chu M-Y (TPE)
W 3–2
  Ramos (ESP)
W 3–2
Bye   Pérez (MEX)
L 1–1 SUP
 

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Yuderqui Contreras Women's −53 kg 93 4 111 5 204 5

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit