Tajikistan at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Tajikistan competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's fifth consecutive appearance at the Olympics. The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Tajikistan sent the nation's largest delegation to the Games. A total of 16 athletes, 13 men and 3 women, competed in 7 sports. Six of these athletes had competed in Beijing, including judoka Rasul Boqiev and freestyle wrestler Yusup Abdusalomov, who both won Tajikistan's first ever Olympic medals.

Tajikistan at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of Tajikistan.svg
IOC codeTJK
NOCNational Olympic Committee of the Republic of Tajikistan
Websitewww.olympic.tj (in Tajik)
in London
Competitors16 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Mavzuna Chorieva
Medals
Ranked 79th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

Tajikistan left London with only a single medal, following its successful Olympics in Beijing. Boxer Mavzuna Chorieva, who won the bronze in women's lightweight division, set a historic Olympic record, as the nation's first female medalist in history, and first female flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Bronze Mavzuna Chorieva Boxing Women's lightweight 8 August

AthleticsEdit

Tajikistani athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard):[1][2]

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 Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Dilshod Nazarov Hammer throw 75.91 8 q 73.80 10
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Vladislava Ovcharenko 200 m 24.39 9 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Tajikistan has so far qualified boxers for the following events

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Anvar Yunusov Bantamweight Bye   Valdez (MEX)
L 7–13
Did not advance
Sobirdzhon Nazarov Middleweight   Kasuto (NAM)
L 8–11
Did not advance
Jahon Qurbonov Light heavyweight   El-Mekachari (TUN)
L 6–8
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mavzuna Chorieva Lightweight Bye   Dong C (CHN)
W 13–8
  Taylor (IRL)
L 9–17
Did not advance  

JudoEdit

Tajikistan has qualified 2 judokas

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Rasul Boqiev Men's −73 kg Bye   Williams (GBR)
W 1001–0000
  Jurakobilov (UZB)
W 1001–0001
  Nakaya (JPN)
L 0002–0011
Did not advance   Legrand (FRA)
L 0002–0010
Did not advance 7
Parviz Sobirov Men's −90 kg N/A   Meloni (ITA)
L 0013–0101
Did not advance

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Sergey Babikov 10 m air pistol 562 44 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Katerina Izmaylova 50 m freestyle 31.27 60 Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Tajikistan has qualified the following quota places.

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Farkhod Negmatov Men's −80 kg   Muhammad (GBR)
L 1–7
Did not advance
Alisher Gulov Men's +80 kg   Molfetta (ITA)
L 3–7
Did not advance   Liu Xb (CHN)
L 1–6
Did not advance

WrestlingEdit

Tajikistan has qualified the following athletes at the wrestling competition.

Key
  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nikolay Noev −55 kg   Velikov (BUL)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 18
Zalimkhan Yusupov −66 kg   Gogaev (RUS)
W 3–0 PO
  Garcia (CAN)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 11
Yusup Abdusalomov −84 kg   Nurmagomedov (ARM)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 15
Rustam Iskandari −96 kg Bye   Andriitsev (UKR)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance Bye   Gazyumov (AZE)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  2. ^ IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – London 2012 ENTRY STANDARDS (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 4 June 2011

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