United Arab Emirates at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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United Arab Emirates at the
2004 Summer Olympics
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
IOC code UAE
NOC United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee
Website www.uaenoc.ae  (in Arabic and English)
in Athens
Competitors4 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Saeed Al Maktoum [1]
Medals
Ranked 54th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The United Arab Emirates competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004. This was the nation's sixth consecutive appearance at the Olympics.

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The United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee sent a total of four men to the Games. Skeet shooter Saeed Al Maktoum reprised his role as the nation's flag bearer for the second time in the opening ceremony. [1]

United Arab Emirates left Athens with its first Olympic gold medal in history. It was officially awarded to Al Maktoum's brother Ahmed in men's double trap shooting. [2]

Medalists

MedalNameSportEventDate
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Ahmed Al Maktoum Shooting Men's double trap August 17

Athletics

Emirati 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
Men
AthleteEventHeatSemifinalFinal
ResultRankResultRankResultRank
Ali Mohammed Al-Balooshi 800 m 1:51.768Did not advance

Shooting

Men
AthleteEventQualificationFinal
PointsRankPointsRank
Ahmed Al Maktoum Trap 121=4 Q1444
Double trap 144 OR 1 Q189 =OR Gold medal icon.svg
Saeed Al Maktoum Skeet 11437Did not advance

Swimming

Men
AthleteEventHeatSemifinalFinal
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Obaid Al Jasmi 100 m freestyle 54.1758Did not advance

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References

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