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Belgium at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Belgium at the Olympic Games

Flag of Belgium
IOC code  BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (Dutch) (French)
At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
Competitors 50 in 14 sports
Flag bearer Jean-Michel Saive[1]
Medals
Rank: 51
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Belgium competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. 50 competitors, 31 men and 19 women, took part in 41 events in 14 sports.[2]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Athletics 2
  • Canoeing 3
    • Sprint 3.1
  • Cycling 4
    • Road 4.1
    • Track 4.2
    • Mountain biking 4.3
  • Equestrian 5
    • Eventing 5.1
    • Show jumping 5.2
  • Fencing 6
  • Gymnastics 7
    • Artistic 7.1
  • Judo 8
  • Rowing 9
  • Sailing 10
  • Shooting 11
  • Table tennis 12
  • Taekwondo 13
  • Tennis 14
  • Triathlon 15
  • See also 16
  • References 17
  • External links 18

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Henin-Hardenne, JustineJustine Henin-Hardenne Tennis Women's singles August 21
 Bronze Merckx, AxelAxel Merckx Cycling Men's road race August 14
 Bronze Heylen, IlseIlse Heylen Judo Women's 52 kg August 15

Athletics

Belgian 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).[3][4]

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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Tom Compernolle 5000 m 13:43.44 14 N/A Did not advance
Joeri Jansen 800 m 1:46.66 3 Did not advance
Monder Rizki 5000 m 14:03.58 16 N/A Did not advance
Cédric Van Branteghem 400 m 45.70 4 q 46.03 8 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kim Gevaert 100 m 11.18 3 Q 11.17 2 Q 11.40 17 Did not advance
200 m 22.76 2 Q 22.68 3 Q 22.48 NR 3 Q 22.84 6
Katleen De Caluwé
Kim Gevaert
Lien Huyghebaert
Élodie Ouédraogo
4×100 m relay 43.08 NR 3 Q N/A 43.11 6
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Tia Hellebaut High jump 1.95 =4 Q 1.85 12

Canoeing

Sprint

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Wouter d'Haene
Bob Maesen
Men's K-2 1000 m 3:14.447 4 q 3:11.757 1 Q 3:20.196 5
Petra Santy Women's K-1 500 m 1:52.834 3 q 1:54.534 4 Did not advance

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualify to final; q = Qualify to semifinal

Cycling

Road

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Philippe Gilbert Road race 5:44:13 49
Axel Merckx 5:41:52
Peter Van Petegem Road race 5:42:03 40
Time trial 1:00:31.49 18
Wim Vansevenant Road race Did not finish
Marc Wauters Road race Did not finish
Time trial 59:59.63 13
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Sharon Vandromme Road race 3:25:42 21

Track

Omnium
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Matthew Gilmore Men's points race 7 0 18
Matthew Gilmore
Iljo Keisse
Men's madison 3 −1 11

Mountain biking

Athlete Event Time Rank
Roel Paulissen Men's cross-country 2:18:10 4

Equestrian

Eventing

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Hendrik Degros Mr. Noppus Individual 63.80 # 54 18.40 82.20 46 0.00 82.20 37 Did not advance 82.20 37
Dolf Desmedt Bold Action 57.00 # 38 31.20 # 88.20 # 53 4.00 # 92.20 # 43 Did not advance 92.20 43
Karin Donckers Gormley 56.40 36 0.00 56.40 25 0.00 56.40 17 Q 8.00 # 64.40 16 64.40 16
Constantin Van Rijckevorsel Withcote Nelie 48.00 25 6.40 54.40 19 0.00 54.40 15 Q 4.00 58.40 10 58.40 10
Joris Vanspringel Over and Over 56.00 35 Eliminated Did not advance
Hendrik Degros
Dolf Desmedt
Karin Donckers
Constantin Van Rijckevorsel
Joris Vanspringel
See above Team 160.40 7 24.80 193.00 8 0.00 193.00 1 N/A 193.00 7

"#" indicates that the score of this rider does not count in the team competition, since only the best three results of a team are counted.

Show jumping

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Dirk Demeersman Clinton Individual 12 =60 0 12 =28 Q 8 20 =29 Q 8 =12 Q 4 12 =4 12 =4
Jos Lansink Cumano 4 =19 13 17 =42 Q 0 17 =21 Q 12 30 Did not advance 12 30
Ludo Philippaerts Parco 0 =1 4 4 =5 Q 16 20 =29 Q 4 =4 Q 8 12 =4 12 =4
Stany Van Paesschen O de Pomme 4 =19 8 12 =28 Q 8 20 =29 Did not advance
Dirk Demeermsan
Jos Lansink
Ludo Philippaerts
Stany Van Paesschen
See above Team N/A 12 =4 Q 16 28 6 28 6

Fencing

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Cédric Gohy Individual foil BYE  Kellner (USA)
L 12–15
Did not advance

Gymnastics

Artistic

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Aagje Vanwalleghem All-around 9.275 9.200 8.825 8.925 36.225 29 Q 9.225 9.075 8.287 8.275 34.862 23

Judo

Women
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
Ilse Heylen −52 kg  Ravaoarisoa (MAD)
W 0200–0000
 Kaliyeva (KAZ)
W 1000–0000
 Savón (CUB)
L 0000–0101
Did not advance BYE  Askelöf (SWE)
W 0201–0000
 Singleton (GBR)
W 0011–0000
 Euranie (FRA)
W 0001–0000
Gella Vandecaveye −63 kg  Ishii (BRA)
W 1000–0000
 Tampasi (GRE)
W 1020–0000
 Žolnir (SLO)
L 0001–1001
Did not advance BYE  González (CUB)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance
Catherine Jacques −70 kg  Kim M-J (KOR)
W 0011–0010
 Liu S-Y (TPE)
W 0220–0010
 Ueno (JPN)
L0000–1000
Did not advance BYE  Sraka (SLO)
W 0200–0000
 Kim R-M (PRK)
W 0110–0030
 Böhm (GER)
L 0000–1000
5

Rowing

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Tim Maeyens Single sculls 7:17.68 1 SA/B/C BYE 6:50:33 2 FA 7:01:74 6
Justin Gevaert
Wouter Van der Fraenen
Lightweight double sculls 6:26.25 4 R 6:31:18 3 SC/D 6:25:34 2 FC 6:59:07 15

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; R=Repechage

Sailing

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Sébastien Godefroid Finn 19 12 2 5 6 5 3 11 24 18 15 96 7
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Sigrid Rondelez Mistral 17 7 19 14 15 18 18 21 13 12 15 148 18
Min Dezillie Europe 13 1 20 3 16 DNF 19 20 2 23 16 133 15
Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Philippe Bergmans Laser 9 4 5 14 32 14 17 27 20 18 31 159 18

M = Medal race; OCS = On course side of the starting line; DSQ = Disqualified; DNF = Did not finish; DNS= Did not start; RDG = Redress given

Shooting

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Daisy de Bock 10 m air rifle 388 33 Did not advance

Table tennis

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Jean-Michel Saive Men's singles BYE  Lin (DOM)
L 2–4
Did not advance

Taekwondo

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Laurence Rase Women's +67 kg  Mikryukova (UZB)
W 9–6
 Falavigna (BRA)
L 4–8
Did not advance

Tennis

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Xavier Malisse Men's singles  Youzhny (RUS)
L 2–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Olivier Rochus  Philippoussis (AUS)
W 3–6, 6–0, 6–1
 Moyá (ESP)
L 0–6, 6–7(3–7)
Did not advance
Xavier Malisse
Olivier Rochus
Men's doubles N/A  Llodra /
Santoro (FRA)
L 3–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Justine Henin-Hardenne Women's singles  Strýcová (CZE)
W 6–3, 6–4
 Vento-Kabchi (VEN)
W 6–2, 6–1
 Pratt (AUS)
W 6–1, 6–0
 Pierce (FRA)
W 6–4, 6–4
 Myskina (RUS)
W 7–5, 5–7, 8–6
 Mauresmo (FRA)
W 6–3, 6–3

Triathlon

The same two women competed for Belgium that did four years earlier. Both did better in 2004 than they had in the first competition, with Kathleen Smet missing a medal by only 27 seconds.

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Kathleen Smet Women's 19:42 0:21 1:09:25 0:23 36:28 2:05:35.89 4
Mieke Suys 20:26 0:20 1:09:59 0:22 38:47 2:09:12.57 22

See also

References

  1. ^ "Jean-Michel Saive porte-drapeau belge à la cérémonie" [Jean-Michel Saive will be Belgium's flag bearer at the opening ceremony] (in French).  
  2. ^ "Belgium at the 2004 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-05-23. 
  3. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – Athens 2004 Entry Standards".  

External links

  • Official Website – Belgian Olympic Team (Dutch) (French)
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