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Kiribati at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Kiribati at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Kiribati at the Olympic Games

Flag of Kiribati
IOC code  KIR
NOC Kiribati National Olympic Committee
At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
Competitors 3 in 2 sports
Flag bearer Meamea Thomas[1]
Medals Gold
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Kiribati competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004. The country sent three representatives to the Games.[2][3]


  • Athletics 1
  • Weightlifting 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Kiribati 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).[4][5]

  • 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
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kakianako Nariki 100 m 11.62 7 Did not advance
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kaitinano Mwemweata 100 m 13.07 7 Did not advance


Kiribati has qualified a single weightlifter.

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Meamea Thomas Men's −85 kg 130 17 162.5 13 292.5 13


  1. ^ "Kiribati in Olympic debut". Fox Sports Pulse. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Lopresti, Mike (19 August 2004). "Small step at Olympics is giant leap for tiny island nation".  
  3. ^ Fraser, Andrew (3 August 2004). "Kiribati's Olympic adventure".  
  4. ^ " – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – Athens 2004 Entry Standards".  

External links

  • Official Report of the XXVIII Olympiad
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