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Cameroon at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Cameroon at the Olympic Games

Flag of Cameroon
IOC code  CMR
NOC Comité National Olympique et Sportif du Cameroun
Website www.cnosc.com (French)
At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
Competitors 17 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Vencelas Dabaya[1]
Medals
Rank: 54
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014

Cameroon competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Judo 4
  • Swimming 5
  • Weightlifting 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Etone, Françoise MbangoFrançoise Mbango Etone Athletics Women's triple jump August 23

Athletics

Cameroonian 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).[2][3]

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
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Joseph Batangdon 200 m 20.92 3 Q DNS Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Delphine Atangana 100 m 11.40 4 q 11.60 8 Did not advance
Hortense Béwouda 400 m 52.11 5 N/A Did not advance
Mireille Nguimgo 51.90 4 q N/A 52.21 7 Did not advance
Muriel Noah Ahanda
Hortense Béwouda
Carole Kaboud Mebam
Mireille Nguimgo
4×400 m relay 3:29.93 7 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Françoise Mbango Etone Triple jump 14.61 9 Q 15.30 AF

Boxing

Cameroon sent four boxers to Athens. Three of them lost their first bout, while Hassan won two matches by decision before falling in the quarterfinals. Their combined record was 2-4.

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Willy Bertrand Tankeu Welterweight  Artayev (KAZ)
L WO
Did not advance
Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam Middleweight  Ubaldo (DOM)
W 22+–22
 Lee (IRL)
W 27+–27
 Gaydarbekov (RUS)
L 13–26
Did not advance
Pierre Celestin Yana Light heavyweight  Lei Yp (CHN)
L 16–24
Did not advance
Carlos Takam Super heavyweight N/A  Aly (EGY)
L 19–32
Did not advance

Judo

Four Cameroonian judoka qualified for the following events.

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Jean-Claude Cameroun Men's −60 kg  Akhondzadeh (IRI)
L 0001–0030
Did not advance  Nazaryan (ARM)
W 1000–0000
 Zintiridis (GRE)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance
Bernard Mvondo-Etoga Men's −73 kg  Akbarov (UZB)
W 0011–0000
 Damdin (MGL)
L 0011–0000
Did not advance
Rostand Melaping Men's −90 kg  Mesbah (EGY)
L 0000–0100
Did not advance
Franck Moussima Men's −100 kg  Jang S-H (KOR)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance  Ferguson (USA)
W 0011–0001
 Ze'evi (ISR)
L 0000–0210
Did not advance

Swimming

Cameroon selected one swimmer through a FINA invitation.

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Cole Shade Sule 50 m freestyle 26.16 64 Did not advance

Weightlifting

Two Cameroonian weightlifters qualified for the following events:

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Vencelas Dabaya Men's −69 kg 145 7 182.5 5 327.5 5
Madeleine Yamechi Women's −69 kg 105 =6 130 7 235 7

References

  1. ^ "Dabaya, le Franco-Camerounais qui soulève des montagnes" [Dabaya, the French-Cameroonian rising from the mountains].  
  2. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – Athens 2004 Entry Standards".  

External links

  • Official Report of the XXVIII Olympiad
  • Cameroon National Olympic & Sports Committee (French)
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