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Nigeria at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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IOC code  NGR
Flag bearer  Bose Kaffo
Competitors  74 in 10 sports
Nigeria at the 2008 Summer Olympics

NOC  Nigeria Olympic Committee
Website  www.nigeriaolympiccommittee.org
Medals Ranked 59th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 0 2 3 5

Nigeria competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics which were held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008.

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Athletics

Fourteen men and eighteen women qualified to represent Nigeria in 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
    Track & road events
    Women
    Track & road events

    * Competed in the heats only

    Field events

    Boxing

    Nigeria qualified four boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. All four qualified at the second African continental qualifying tournament.

    Men's tournament

    Roster

    The following is the Nigeria squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics. ‹See Tfd›

    Head coach: Samson Siasia

    * Over-aged player.

    Group play
    Quarterfinals
    Semi-finals
    Gold medal game
    Final rank

    02 ! Silver

    Women's tournament

    Roster

    The following is the Nigeria squad in the women's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics. ‹See Tfd›

    Head coach: Joseph Ladipo

    Group play

    Judo

    Vivian Yusuf represented Nigeria in Judo.

    Swimming

    Men
    Women

    Table tennis

    Singles
    Team

    Taekwondo

    Muhammad Isah Adam and Chika Chukwumerije represented Nigeria in Taekwondo.

    Wrestling

    Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
  • Men's freestyle
    Women's freestyle

    References

    Nigeria at the 2008 Summer Olympics Wikipedia