Palau at the 2012 Summer Olympics

The Oceanic island nation of Palau competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's fourth consecutive appearance at the Olympics.

Palau at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of Palau.svg
IOC codePLW
NOCPalau National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oceaniasport.com/palau
in London
Competitors5 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Rodman Teltull
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Five Palauan athletes were selected to the team, competing only in athletics, judo, swimming, and weightlifting; all of them had participated in their first Olympics. Sprinter Rodman Teltull, the youngest male athlete of the team, was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Palau, however, has yet to win its first ever Olympic medal.[1]

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
Rodman Teltull 100 m 11.06 5 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ruby Joy Gabriel 100 m 13.34 7 Did not advance

JudoEdit

Palau has qualified one judoka.[2] Jennifer Anson earnt a quota place in the women's −63 kg through her position at the Oceania Judo Championships.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Jennifer Anson Women's −63 kg   Tsedevsuren (MGL)
L 0000–1100
Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Palau has gained an "Universality place" from the FINA.[4]

Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Keesha Keane 50 m freestyle 28.25 50 Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Stevick Patris Men's −62 kg 104 15 130 13 234 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Palau". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Judo Qualification" (PDF). IJF. 9 May 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  3. ^ "Jennifer Anson Qualified for the Olympics". Oceania Television Network. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
  4. ^ "FINA Universality Places" (PDF). FINA. 6 July 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.