Djibouti at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Djibouti at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Djibouti.svg
IOC codeDJI
NOCComité National Olympique Djiboutien
in Los Angeles
Competitors3 (3 men and 0 women) in 1 sport
Flag bearerDjama Robleh
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances

Djibouti competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, United States. These were July 28 to August 12.[1] This was the first Olympic Games Dijibouti participated in. Dijibouti sent three athletes to Los Angles. All three competed in marathon events. The three athletes were; Djama Robleh, Ahmed Salah, and Omar Abdillahi Charmarke. None of them won a medal. [2]

Athletics[change | change source]

All three of the athletes from Dijibouti competed in the men's marathon. The marathon started at Santa Monica College and finished at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Djama Robleh was the flag bearer for Djibouti.[3] He finished in eighth place. His time was two hours, eleven minutes, and thirty-nine seconds.[4]

When Ahmed Salah competed this was only his sixth marathon. He finished in twentieth place.[5][2][6] Salah won a bronze medal in the 1988 Olympics. He is the only person from Dijibouti to win an olympic medal.[3]

Omar Abdillahi Charmarke finished thirty-second. He finished the marathon in two hours, nineteen minutes, and eleven seconds.[7]

Marathon[change | change source]

Men[change | change source]

Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Djama Robleh Marathon 2:11:39 8[4]
Ahmed Salah 2:15:59 20[6]
Omar Abdillahi Charmarke 2:19:11 32[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fact Sheet of the Olympic Summer Games" (PDF). The International Olympic Committee.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Djibouti at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". web.archive.org. 2016-03-05. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Olympic History of Djibouti". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Djama Robleh Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". web.archive.org. 2016-01-22. Archived from the original on 2016-01-22. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  5. Martin, David E.; Gynn, Roger W. H. (2000). The Olympic Marathon. Human Kinetics.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Ahmed Salah Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". web.archive.org. 2016-03-04. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Omar Abdillahi Charmarke Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". web.archive.org. 2016-03-05. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2019-07-01.