Singapore at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Singapore at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Singapore.svg
IOC code SIN
NOC Singapore National Olympic Council
Website www.singaporeolympics.com
in Beijing
Competitors 25 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Li Jiawei
Medals
Ranked 70th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
Malaysia Malaysia (1964)

Singapore competed in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games[1] held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from 8 to 24 August 2008.

The following athletes have qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, although the final selection of names for some events may change are dependent on the relevant sports bodies, and all athletes require approval from the Singapore National Olympic Council.[2]

On 17 August 2008, Singapore won its first Olympic medal as an independent nation in the women's table tennis team event, 48 years after its first medal (then as a British colony) – also a silver – by Tan Howe Liang in the 1960 Summer Olympics.[3][4][5]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Feng Tianwei
Li Jiawei
Wang Yuegu
Table tennis Women's team[5]

Athletics

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 Quarter-final Semi-final Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Calvin Kang Li Loong 100 m 10.73 6 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Zhang Guirong Shot put 16.23 29 Did not advance

Badminton

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semi-final Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Ronald Susilo Men's singles Bye  Lee C W (MAS)
L 13–21, 14–21
Did not advance
Xing Aiying Women's singles  Konon (BLR)
L 19–21, 12–21
Did not advance
Jiang Yanmei
Li Yujia
Women's doubles N/A  Lee /
Mangkalakiri (USA)
W 21–12, 21–12
 Lee K-w /
Lee H-j (KOR)
L 15–21, 12–21
Did not advance
Hendri Saputra
Li Yujia
Mixed doubles N/A  Laybourn /
Juhl (DEN)
L 12–21, 14–21
Did not advance

Sailing

Singapore had qualified the following boats for these Games.[6]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Koh Seng Leong Laser 35 41 29 39 44
BFD
33 23 3 36 CAN EL 239 26
Terence Koh
Xu Yuan Zhen
470 15 17 18 19 30
OCS
8 10 19 27 26 EL 159 22
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Lo Man Yi Laser Radial 21 14 18 26 24 27 26 16 3 CAN EL 128 25
Deborah Ong
Toh Liying
470 17 17 15 18 18 18 20
OCS
16 19 18 EL 156 19

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race; CAN = Race cancelled

Shooting

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Lee Wung Yew Trap 110 28 Did not advance

Swimming

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semi-final Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Tay Zhirong Bryan 200 m freestyle 1:50.41 NR 41 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semi-final Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lynette Lim 200 m freestyle 2:02.30 28 Did not advance
400 m freestyle 4:17.67 30 N/A Did not advance
800 m freestyle 8:45.56 30 N/A Did not advance
Quah Ting Wen 100 m freestyle 56.14 35 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 4:51.25 25 N/A Did not advance
Tao Li 100 m butterfly 57.77 4 Q 57.54 4 Q 57.99 5
200 m butterfly 2:12.63 26 Did not advance
Nicolette Teo 100 m breaststroke 1:10.75 32 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:34.60 35 Did not advance

Table tennis

Singles
Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semi-finals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Gao Ning Men's singles Bye  Tan Rw (CRO)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Yang Zi Bye  Freitas (POR)
W 4–2
 Chuang C-Y (TPE)
W 4–3
 Primorac (CRO)
L 2–4
Did not advance
Feng Tianwei Women's singles Bye  Dang Y-S (KOR)
W 4–0
 Li J (NED)
W 4–2
 Zhang Yn (CHN)
L 2–4
Did not advance
Li Jiawei Bye  Boroš (CRO)
W 4–1
 Lin (HKG)
W 4–3
 Wang (USA)
W 4–1
 Zhang Yn (CHN)
L 1–4
 Guo Y (CHN)
L 2–4
4
Wang Yuegu Bye  Wu X (DOM)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Team
Athlete Event Group round Semi-finals Bronze playoff 1 Bronze playoff 2 Bronze medal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Cai Xiaoli
Gao Ning
Yang Zi
Men's team Group B
 Germany (GER)
L 1 – 3
 Croatia (CRO)
L 1 – 3
 Canada (CAN)
W 3 – 0
3 Did not advance
Feng Tianwei
Li Jiawei
Wang Yuegu
Women's team Group B
 United States (USA)
W 3 – 0
 Netherlands (NED)
W 3 – 0
 Nigeria (NGR)
W 3 – 0
1 Q  South Korea (KOR)
W 3 – 2
Bye  China (CHN)
L 0 – 3
2nd, silver medalist(s)

See also

References

  1. ^ Singapore National Olympic Council Archived 23 December 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ The Straits Times Interactive
  3. ^ ir. "Olympics: First medal in 48 years for Singapore". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 15 August 2008.
  4. ^ "Singapore into table tennis final". BBC. 15 August 2008. Retrieved 15 August 2008.
  5. ^ a b "Olympics: Singapore paddlers settle for silver in women's team final". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 18 August 2008.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 July 2008. Retrieved 27 July 2008.

External links

  • Team Singapore Beijing 2008 Olympics Microsite
  • SSC Team Singapore Beijing 2008 Olympics
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