DR Congo at the 2008 Summer Olympics


DR Congo at the 2008 Summer Olympics
DR Congo at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Flag bearers
IOC code  COD
NOC Comité Olympique Congolais
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 5 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Herry Saliku Biembe
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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*As Zaire

The Democratic Republic of the Congo competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics which were held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. The country's delegation consisted of 29 people, including coaches and sports officials. Athletes from the DRC competed in athletics, judo, boxing and swimming.[1]

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Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics

Athlete Events Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result
Gary Kikaya Men's 400 m 44.89 4h Q 44.94 5h Did not advance 10
Franka Magali Women's 100 m 12.57 8 Did not advance 65

Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing

DR Congo qualified one boxer for the Olympic boxing tournament. Herry Saliku Biembe qualified in the middleweight class at the second African qualifying tournament.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Herry Saliku Biembe Middleweight  Gazis (GRE)
L 2-7
Did not advance

Judo pictogram.svg Judo

Men

Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals First Repechage Round Repechage Quarterfinals Repechage Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Eric Kibanza Lundoloki −73 kg  Boqiev (TJK)
L 0000 - 0210
Did not advance

Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming

Athlete Events Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stany Kempompo Ngangola Men's 50 m freestyle 35.19 97 Did not advance

References