Honduras at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Honduras at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of Honduras.svg
IOC codeHON
NOCComité Olímpico Hondureño
Websitecohonduras.com (in Spanish)
in London
Competitors27 in 8 sports
Flag bearer Ronald Bennett (opening)
Karen Vilorio (closing)
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Honduras competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's tenth appearance at the Olympics, excluding the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, and the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, because of the American-led boycott.

Comité Olímpico Hondureño sent the nation's largest delegation to the Games, surpassing the record by just two athletes short from Beijing. A total of 27 athletes, 24 men and 3 women, competed in 8 sports. Most of them qualified in men's football, the nation's only team sport at these Olympic games. The Honduran athletes also featured two hurdlers, Jeimy Bernárdez, who competed at her second consecutive Olympics, and Ronald Bennett, who became the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Among the sports played by the athletes, Honduras marked its Olympic debut in shooting, specifically in the women's pistol event. Honduras, however, has yet to win its first Olympic medal.

Athletics[edit]

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
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ronald Bennett 110 m hurdles 14.45 9 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jeimy Bernárdez 100 m hurdles 14.36 8 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Honduras has had 1 boxer invited[1]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Bayron Molina Light flyweight  Singh (IND)
L RSC
Did not advance

Football[edit]

Honduras has qualified for the men's event.

  • Men's team event – 1 team of 18 players.

Men's tournament[edit]

Team roster

The following is the Honduras squad in the men's football tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2]

Coach: Colombia Luis Suárez

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals 2012 club
1 1GK José Mendoza (1989-07-21)21 July 1989 (aged 23) 6 0 Honduras Platense
2 2DF Wilmer Crisanto (1989-06-24)24 June 1989 (aged 23) 5 0 Honduras Victoria
3 2DF Maynor Figueroa* (1983-05-02)2 May 1983 (aged 29) 8 0 England Wigan Athletic
4 2DF Hilder Colón (1989-04-06)6 April 1989 (aged 23) 6 0 Honduras Real España
5 2DF José Velásquez (1989-12-08)8 December 1989 (aged 22) 1 0 Honduras Victoria
6 3MF Arnold Peralta (1989-03-29)29 March 1989 (aged 23) 6 0 Honduras Vida
7 3MF Mario Martínez (1989-07-30)30 July 1989 (aged 22) 7 2 Honduras Real España
8 3MF Alfredo Mejía (1990-04-03)3 April 1990 (aged 22) 6 0 Honduras Motagua
9 4FW Anthony Lozano (1993-04-25)25 April 1993 (aged 19) 4 2 Spain Valencia B
10 3MF Alexander López (1992-06-05)5 June 1992 (aged 20) 6 1 Honduras Olimpia
11 4FW Jerry Bengtson* (1987-04-08)8 April 1987 (aged 25) 0 0 United States New England Revolution
12 2DF Orlin Peralta (1990-02-12)12 February 1990 (aged 22) 6 0 Honduras Vida
13 4FW Eddie Hernández (1991-02-27)27 February 1991 (aged 21) 6 3 Honduras Platense
14 3MF Andy Najar (1993-03-16)16 March 1993 (aged 19) 4 0 United States D.C. United
15 3MF Roger Espinoza* (1986-10-25)25 October 1986 (aged 25) 0 0 United States Sporting Kansas City
16 2DF Johnny Leverón (c) (1990-02-07)7 February 1990 (aged 22) 7 1 Honduras Motagua
17 3MF Luis Garrido (1990-11-05)5 November 1990 (aged 21) 4 0 Honduras Olimpia
18 1GK Francisco Reyes (1990-02-07)7 February 1990 (aged 22) 0 0 Honduras Olimpia

* Over-aged player.

Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Japan 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 7 Qualified for knockout stage
2  Honduras 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
3  Morocco 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
4  Spain 3 0 1 2 0 2 −2 1
Honduras 2–2 Morocco
Bengtson Goal 56'65' (pen.) Report Barrada Goal 39'
Labyad Goal 67'
Spain 0–1 Honduras
Report Bengtson Goal 7'
Attendance: 26,523[4]
Referee: Juan Soto (Venezuela)
Japan 0–0 Honduras
Report
Attendance: 25,862[5]
Referee: Slim Jedidi (Tunisia)
Quarter-final
Brazil 3–2 Honduras
Damião Goal 38'60'
Neymar Goal 50' (pen.)
Report Martínez Goal 12'
Espinoza Goal 48'
Attendance: 42,166[6]
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)

Judo[edit]

Honduras has had 1 judoka invited.[7]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Kenny Godoy Men's −60 kg  Gourouza (NIG)
L 0000–0100
Did not advance

Shooting[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Claudia Fajardo 10 m air pistol 348 48 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Allan Gutiérrez 400 m freestyle 4:09.10 28 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Karen Vilorio 100 m backstroke 1:06.38 41 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Cristopher Pavón Men's −94 kg 140 15 180 16 320 18

Wrestling[edit]

Honduras has qualified one quota.[8]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Brandon Escobar −55 kg Bye  Jaburyan (ARM)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-21. Retrieved 2012-06-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Luis Suarez presenta la Convocatoria Olímpica para Londres 2012" [Luis Suarez presents the Olympic team for London 2012]. FENAFUTH (in Spanish). 21 June 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Honduras – Morocco". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 26 July 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Spain – Honduras". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 29 July 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Japan – Honduras". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Brazil – Honduras". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 August 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  7. ^ IntJudo – Invited Country to take part at the London Games Archived 2013-06-18 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "Qualified countries in Wrestling for London's Olympic Games" (PDF). FILA. 31 March 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2012.