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Botswana at the Olympic Games

Flag of Botswana
IOC code  BOT
NOC Botswana National Olympic Committee
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 12 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Samantha Paxinos
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
1980 • 1984 • 1988 • 1992 • 1996 • 2000 • 2004 • 2008

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

Contents

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics

Men

Athlete Events Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Fanuel Kenosi 200 m 21.09 5 Did not advance
Gakologelwang Masheto 400 m 46.29 8 N/A Did not advance
California Molefe 400 m Did not start N/A Did not advance
Onalenna Balovi 800 m 1:47.89 4 N/A Did not advance
Ndabili Bashingili Marathon N/A 2:25:11 56
Gable Garenamotse Long jump 7.95 7 q N/A 7.85 9
Kabelo Kgosiemang High jump 2.20 13 N/A Did not advance

Women

Athlete Events Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Amantle Montsho 400 m 50.91 2 Q N/A 50.54 2 Q 51.18 8

Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing

Botswana qualified two boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Ikgopoleng qualified in the bantamweight at the first African qualifying event.[1] Batshegi qualified in the featherweight at the second African event.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Khumiso Ikgopoleng Bantamweight  Boyd (AUS)
W 18-8
 Mesbahi (MAR)
W RSCI
 Uugan (MGL)
L 2-15
Did not advance
Thato Batshegi Featherweight Georgia (country) Nikoloz Izoria
L 4-14
Did not advance

Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming

Qualifiers for the latter rounds of all events were decided on a time only basis, therefore positions shown are overall results versus competitors in all heats.

Athlete Events Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
John Kamyuka Men's 50 m freestyle 25.54 72 Did not advance
Samantha Paxinos Women's 50 m freestyle 29.91 70 Did not advance

See also

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