Lebanon at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Lebanon at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of Lebanon.svg
IOC code LIB
NOC Lebanese Olympic Committee
Website www.lebolymp.org
in London
Competitors 10 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Andrea Paoli
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Lebanon competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's sixteenth appearance at the Olympics, except the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne as a response to the Suez Crisis.

The Lebanese Olympic Committee sent the nation's largest delegation to the Games, after the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. A total of 10 athletes, 3 men and 7 women, competed in 7 different sports. For the first time in its Olympic history, Lebanon was represented by more female than male athletes.[1] Three of its athletes were born in the United States: foil fencers and siblings Zain and Mona Shaito, and freestyle swimmer Katya Bachrouche. Two other athletes had competed in Beijing, including sprinter Gretta Taslakian, who was at her third consecutive Olympics. Asian Games silver medalist Andrea Paoli, who became the first Lebanese taekwondo jin to participate in the Olympics, was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

Lebanon, however, failed to win an Olympic medal in London since the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, where Hassan Bchara won the bronze for Greco-Roman wrestling.

Athletics

Lebanon has qualified 2 athletes.[1]

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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ahmad Hazer 110 m hurdles 14.82 9 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Gretta Taslakian 200 m 24.49 8 Did not advance

Fencing

Lebanon has qualified 2 fencers.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
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Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Zain Shaito Individual foil  Zhu J (CHN)
L 2–15
Did not advance
Women
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
Mona Shaito Individual foil  El-Gammal (EGY)
W 7–6
 Di Francisca (ITA)
L 2–15
Did not advance

Judo

Lebanon has had 1 judoka invited.[2]

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
Caren Chammas Women's −63 kg  Willeboordse (NED)
L 1100–0000
Did not advance

Shooting

Women[1]
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Ray Bassil Trap 64 18 Did not advance

Swimming

Lebanese swimmers have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[3][4]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Wael Koubrousli 100 m breaststroke 1:07.06 44 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Katya Bachrouche 800 m freestyle 8:35.88 19 Did not advance

Table tennis

Lebanon qualified one woman.[5]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tvin Carole Moumjoghlian Women's singles  Hanffou (CMR)
L 0–4
Did not advance

Taekwondo

Lebanon has qualified the following quota place.[1]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Andrea Paoli Women's −57 kg  Munoz (CUB)
W 4–2
 Tseng L-C (TPE)
L 2–5
Did not advance

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "La composition de la délégation libanaise aux JO de Londres 2012 dévoilée | Sports Liban | L'Orient-Le Jour". Lorientlejour.com. 19 July 2012. 
  2. ^ IntJudo – Invited Country to take part at the London Games Archived 2013-06-18 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Archived from the original on 6 January 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2011. 
  4. ^ FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE NATATION – Swimming (PDF), FINA, archived from the original (PDF) on 26 July 2011, retrieved 8 June 2011 
  5. ^ Table Tennis Qualifiers Archived 2012-01-19 at the Wayback Machine.

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