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El Salvador at the 2008 Summer Olympics

El Salvador competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, from 8 to 24 August 2008. This was the nation's ninth appearance at the Olympics.

El Salvador at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of El Salvador.svg
IOC codeESA
NOCEl Salvador Olympic Committee
Websitewww.teamesa.org (in Spanish)
in Beijing
Competitors11 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Eva Dimas
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador sent a total of 11 athletes to the Games, 4 men and 7 women, to compete in 9 sports. Weightlifter Eva Dimas, who also carried the flag in 2000, was selected to carry her nation's flag during the opening ceremony.

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CompetitorsEdit

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador selected a team of 11 athletes, 4 men and 7 women, to compete in 9 sports.[1] Weightlifter Eva Dimas, at age 35, was the oldest athlete of the team, while cyclist Mario Contreras was the youngest at age 21.

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 Final
Result Rank
Salvador Mira 50 km walk DSQ
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Verónica Colindres 20 km walk 1:36.52 38

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Mario Wilfredo Contreras Men's road race Did not finish

TrackEdit

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Rank Opponent
Results
Rank
Evelyn García Women's individual pursuit 3:56.849 13 Did not advance
Omnium
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Evelyn García Women's points race 0 0 16

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
Franklin Cisneros Men's −81 kg Bye   Stevens (USA)
L 0000–1011
Did not advance

RowingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Camila Vargas Palomo Single sculls 8:32:06 3 QF 8:11:79 5 SC/D 8:22.35 4 FD 8:02.91 22

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

ShootingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Luisa Maida 10 m air pistol 375 34 Did not advance
25 m pistol 582 6 Q 774.0 8

SwimmingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Golda Marcus 400 m freestyle 4:23:50 39 Did not advance
800 m freestyle 8:51.21 35 Did not advance

TennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
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Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Rafael Arévalo Men's singles   Lee H-T (KOR)
W 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
  Federer (SUI)
L 2–6, 4–6
Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Eva Dimas Women's +75 kg 105 9 127 DNF 105 DNF

WrestlingEdit

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
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Result
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Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Íngrid Medrano −48 kg Bye   Dobre (ROU)
W 3–1 PP
  Bakatyuk (KAZ)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 9

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El Salvador at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games." Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved on 16 March 2014.