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Ghana at the 2004 Summer Olympics

 

Ghana at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Ghana at the Olympic Games

Flag of Ghana
IOC code  GHA
NOC Ghana Olympic Committee
At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
Competitors 28 in 2 sports
Flag bearer Andrew Owusu
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*As the Gold Coast

Winter Games

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

Contents

  • Athletics 1
  • Football 2
    • Men's tournament 2.1
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Athletics

Ghanaian 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
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Leonard Myles-Mills 100 m 10.21 3 Q 10.18 3 Q 10.22 6 Did not advance
Eric Nkansah 10.54 6 Did not advance
Christian Nsiah 200 m 21.06 6 Did not advance
Aziz Zakari 100 m 10.19 2 Q 10.02 1 Q 10.11 3 Q DNF
Tanko Braimah
Leonard Myles-Mills
Christian Nsiah
Aziz Zakari
4×100 m relay 38.88 6 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ignisious Gaisah Long jump 8.05 12 q 8.24 6
Andrew Owusu Triple jump 16.64 19 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Vida Anim 100 m 11.14 1 Q DNF Did not advance
Akosua Serwaa 800 m 2:03.96 5 N/A Did not advance
Combined events – Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Margaret Simpson Result 13.56 1.79 12.41 24.62 6.02 53.32 2:17.72 6253 9
Points 1041 966 688 922 856 925 856

Football

Ghana has qualified a team in men's football.[3]

Men's tournament

Roster

The following is the Ghanian squad in the men's football tournament of the 2004 Summer Olympics.[4]

Head coach: Mariano Barreto

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals 2004 club
1 1GK George Owu (1982-06-17)17 June 1982 (aged 22) 0 0 Asante Kotoko
2 3MF Nasir Lamine (1985-02-07)7 February 1985 (aged 19) 0 0 Ashanti Gold
3 4FW Baffour Gyan (1980-07-02)2 July 1980 (aged 24) 0 0 Dynamo Moscow
4 2DF Emmanuel Osei (1982-05-23)23 May 1982 (aged 22) 0 0 Akçaabat Sebatspor
5 2DF John Mensah (1982-11-29)29 November 1982 (aged 21) 0 0 Chievo Verona
6 2DF Emmanuel Pappoe (1981-03-03)3 March 1981 (aged 23) 0 0 F.C. Ashdod
7 3MF Abubakari Yahuza (1983-08-08)8 August 1983 (aged 21) 0 0 King Faisal Babes
8 4FW Charles Asampong Taylor (1981-06-17)17 June 1981 (aged 23) 0 0 Asante Kotoko
9 4FW Kwadwo Poku (1985-05-05)5 May 1985 (aged 19) 0 0 Midtjylland
10 3MF Stephen Appiah (1980-12-24)24 December 1980 (aged 23) 0 0 Juventus
11 2DF Patrick Villars (1984-05-21)21 May 1984 (aged 20) 0 0 Maccabi Petah Tikva
12 4FW Asamoah Gyan (1985-11-22)22 November 1985 (aged 18) 0 0 Udinese
13 3MF Razak Pimpong (1982-12-30)30 December 1982 (aged 21) 0 0 Midtjylland
14 2DF John Paintsil (1981-06-15)15 June 1981 (aged 23) 0 0 Maccabi Tel Aviv
15 2DF Daniel Coleman (1984-01-01)1 January 1984 (aged 20) 0 0 Hearts of Oak
16 4FW William Kwabena Tiero (1980-12-03)3 December 1980 (aged 23) 0 0 Asante Kotoko
17 3MF Yussif Chibsah (1983-12-30)30 December 1983 (aged 20) 0 0 Asante Kotoko
18 1GK Mohammed Alhassan (1984-01-09)9 January 1984 (aged 20) 0 0 Asante Kotoko

* Over-aged player.

Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Paraguay 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 6
 Italy 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
 Ghana 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 Japan 3 1 0 2 6 7 −1 3
12 August 2004
20:30
Ghana  2 – 2  Italy
Pappoe  36'
Appiah  45+1'
Report Pinzi  49'
Gilardino  83'
Panthessaliko Stadium, Volos
Attendance: 7,012
Referee: Horacio Elizondo (Argentina)

15 August 2004
20:30
Paraguay  1 – 2  Ghana
Gamarra  76' Report Tiero  81'
Appiah  84'

18 August 2004
20:30
Japan  1 – 0  Ghana
Okubo  37' Report
Panthessaliko Stadium, Volos
Attendance: 6,813
Referee: Kyros Vassaras (Greece)

References

  1. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – Athens 2004 Entry Standards".  
  3. ^ "Ghana Squad roster for the Men's Olympic Football Tournament, Athens 2004".  
  4. ^ "Olympic Men's Football Tournaments Athens 2004 – Squad List: Ghana (GHA)".  

External links

  • Official Report of the XXVIII Olympiad
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