Samiksha Jaiswal (Editor)

Solomon Islands at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
IOC code  SOL
Competitors  4 in 3 sports
Solomon Islands at the 2012 Summer Olympics
NOC  National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands
Website  www.oceaniasport.com/solomon
Flag bearer  Jenly Tegu Wini (opening) Tony Lomo (closing)
Medals  Gold Silver Bronze Total 0 0 0 0

The Oceanic island nation of Solomon Islands competed at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's eighth consecutive appearance at the Olympics.

Contents

Four athletes from the Solomon Islands were selected to the team by receiving their wild card places in three different sports, without having qualified. Weightlifter Jenly Tegu Wini was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Solomon Islands, however, has yet to win its first ever Olympic medal.

Athletics

Solomon Islands have selected two athletes by wildcard. Both athletes had to participate in a preliminary heat in the 100 m. Chris Walasi finished sixth in the heats, and twenty-third in preliminary overall. Meanwhile, Pauline Kwalea finished fifth in the heats, and twenty-first in preliminary overall. Both of these athletes failed to qualify into the main event.

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
    Women

    Judo

    Tony Lomo was given a continental spot for being one of the highest ranked Oceania athletes for the wildcard places. He was able to defeat Mozambique's Neuso Sigauque before losing out to world sixth-ranked Sofiane Milous of France in the round of sixteen. Lomo's performance was congratulated by the Oceania National Olympic Committee and seen as being impressive from other coaches both in and out of Oceania.

    Weightlifting

    Solomon Islands was given a reallocation spot to participate in a women's event. 2012 Oceania -58 kg silver medalist Jenly Tegu Wini was chosen. She finished seventeenth and last among the competitors.

    References

    Solomon Islands at the 2012 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    Mystery Road
    Troy Buswell
    Wade McGuire
    Topics
     
    B
    i
    Link
    H2
    L