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Mauritius at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Mauritius competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. Bruno Julie won Mauritius's first ever medal (bronze) in boxing.

Mauritius at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Mauritius.svg
IOC codeMRI
NOCMauritius Olympic Committee
in Beijing
Competitors12 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Stephan Buckland
Medals
Ranked 80th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Bronze Bruno Julie Boxing Bantamweight August 22

ArcheryEdit

Mauritius will send archers to the Olympics for the third time, seeking the nation's first Olympic medal in the sport. The country was given one spot in the women's individual competition via Tripartite Commission invitation; Veronique D'Unienville will be Mauritius's representative.[1]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Veronique D'Unienville Women's individual 605 53   Román (MEX) (12)
L 97–108
Did not advance

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 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Stephan Buckland 200 m 20.98 3 Q 20.37 SB 5 q 20.48 6 Did not advance
Eric Milazar 400 m 46.06 7 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Arnaud Casquette Long jump DNS Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Annabelle Lascar 400 m 2:06.11 5 Did not advance

BadmintonEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Karen Foo Kune Women's singles Bye   Lu L (CHN)
L 3–21, 1–7ret
Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Mauritius qualified two boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Julie and Colin both earned spots at the second African qualifying tournament.[2] Bruno Julie is the first Olympic medalist for Mauritius since the nation began competing at the 1984 Summer Olympics. Julie secured a bronze medal with the quarterfinal victory over Venezuela's Héctor Manzanilla on August 18, 2008.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Bruno Julie Bantamweight   Nketu (LES)
W 17–8
  Tadjibayev (UZB)
W 16–4
  Manzanilla (VEN)
W 13–9
  León (CUB)
L 5–7
Did not advance  
Richarno Colin Light welterweight   Carvalho (BRA)
W 15–11
  Kovalev (RUS)
L 2–11
Did not advance

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Aurelie Halbwachs Women's road race 3:52:11 62

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gael Adam 100 m freestyle 52.35 57 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Diane Etiennette 50 m freestyle 28.83 63 Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Ravi Bhollah Men's −94 kg 125 18 150 16 275 16

ReferencesEdit

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