Maldives at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Maldives at the
2022 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Maldives.svg
CGF codeMDV
CGAMaldives Olympic Committee
in Birmingham, England
28 July 2022 (2022-07-28) – 8 August 2022 (2022-08-08)
Competitors24 (11 men and 13 women) in 5 sports
Flag bearers Zayan Zaki
Fathimath Nimal
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

The Maldives will compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August 2022.[1] It will be the team's ninth attendance at the Games, and the first since the country was re-admitted to the Commonwealth of Nations.[2]

Zayan Zaki and Fathimath Nimal were the country's flagbearers during the opening ceremony.[3]

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 5 6
Badminton 4 2 6
Beach volleyball 2 0 2
Swimming 3 2 5
Table tennis 1 4 5
Total 11 13 24

Athletics

Men
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Hassan Saaid 100 m 10.75 49 Did not advance
200 m 22.32 45 Did not advance
Women
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mariyam Ali 100 m 12.80 45 Did not advance
Aishath Hassan 12.17 40 Did not advance
Mariyam Hussain 12.86 46 Did not advance
Aminath Mohamed 200 m 26.79 35 Did not advance
Rifa Mohamed 26.87 36 Did not advance
Aishath Hassan 400 m 58.70 28 Did not advance
Aminath Mohamed 1:01.49 30 Did not advance
Mariyam Hussain
Rifa Mohamed
Aishath Hassan
Aminath Mohamed
4 × 100 m relay 49.19 12 Did not advance

Badminton

As of 1 June 2022, Maldives qualified for the mixed team event via the BWF World Rankings.[4]

Singles
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
Ahmed Nibal Men's singles  Clark (FLK)
W (21–10, 21–11)
 Conteh (SLE)
W (21-4, 21-3)
 Ricketts (JAM)
L (9-21, 6-21)
Did not advance
Ajfan Rasheed Bye  Abdul-Samad (GHA)
W (21-16, 21-14)
 Ng (MAS)
L (7-21, 9-21)
Did not advance
Zayan Zaki  Mulenga (ZAM)
L (16–21, 8–21)
Did not advance
Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq Women's singles Bye  Sindhu (IND)
L (4-21, 11-21)
Did not advance
Nabeeha Abdul Razzaq Bye  Khan (SGP)
L (10-21, 12-21)
Did not advance
Doubles
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
Ahmed Nibal
Ajfan Rasheed
Men's doubles  Chater &
Joshua (FLK)
W (21-14, 21-11)
 Dias &
Goonethilleka (SRI)
L (12-21, 8-21)
Did not advance
Zayan Zaki
Rishwan Shiyam
 C Grimley &
M Grimley (SCO)
L (5-21, 7-21)
Did not advance
Nabeeha Abdul Razzaq
Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq
Women's doubles  Ea &
Yu (AUS)
L (13–21, 15–21)
Did not advance
Ajfan Rasheed
Nabeeha Abdul Razzaq
Mixed doubles  Kwek &
Jin (SGP)
L (3–21, 12–21)
Did not advance
Zayan Zaki
Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq
 C Grimley &
O'Donnell (SCO)
L (8–21, 9–21)
Did not advance
Mixed team
Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
 Maldives Mixed team  Scotland
L 0–5
 Canada
L 0–5
 Uganda
L 1–4
4 Did not advance


Group stage
Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Canada 3 3 0 13 2 +11 26 4 +22 610 319 +291 3 Knockout stage
2  Scotland 3 2 1 11 4 +7 22 8 +14 562 365 +197 2
3  Uganda 3 1 2 5 10 −5 11 21 −10 416 597 −181 1
4  Maldives 3 0 3 1 14 −13 3 29 −26 344 651 −307 0
Source: BWF

Beach volleyball

Maldives was awarded a Bipartite Invitation for the men's tournament.[8][9]

Athletes Event Preliminary Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Sajid Ismail
Adam Naseem
Men's  Burnett /
McHugh (AUS)
L 0 - 2
 Ntagengwa /
Gatsinze (RWA)
L 1 - 2
 Williams /
Goldschmidt (RSA)
L 1 - 2
4 Did not advance

Men's tournament

Group B

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  BurnettMcHugh (AUS) 3 3 0 6 6 0 MAX 126 88 1.432 Quarterfinals
2  NtagengwaGatsinze (RWA) 3 2 1 5 4 3 1.333 127 128 0.992
3  WilliamsGoldschmidt (RSA) 3 1 2 4 2 5 0.400 109 132 0.826 Ranking of third-placed teams
4  IsmailNaseem (MDV) 3 0 3 3 2 6 0.333 129 143 0.902
Qualified for the Quarterfinals
30 July 2022
19:00
 BurnettMcHugh (AUS) 2–0  IsmailNaseem (MDV) Smithfield
(21–13, 21–17)
Report

1 August 2022
19:00
 NtagengwaGatsinze (RWA) 2–1  IsmailNaseem (MDV) Smithfield
(21–16, 14–21, 16–14)
Report

3 August 2022
19:00
 WilliamsGoldschmidt (RSA) 2–1  IsmailNaseem (MDV) Smithfield
(21–16, 14–21, 15–11)
Report

Swimming

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mubal Azzam Ibrahim 50 m breaststroke 34.62 38 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke 1:17.19 35 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:23.69 22 Did not advance
Aan Hussain 50 m freestyle 24.82 46 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 55.49 58 Did not advance
50 m backstroke 30.08 41 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 1:07.07 36 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 1:03.35 45 Did not advance
Rihan Shiham 50 m backstroke 32.41 44 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 1:11.87 37 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:37.33 20 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 3:03.94 20 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 1:05.12 47 Did not advance
200 m butterfly 2:37.81 20 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 5:35.70 10 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Hamna Ahmed 50 m freestyle 30.88 64 Did not advance
50 m backstroke 34.51 35 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 1:22.02 30 Did not advance
50 m butterfly 34.16 50 Did not advance
Aishath Sausan 50 m freestyle 30.81 63 Did not advance
50 m backstroke 34.76 36 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 1:20.49 29 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:58.24 15 Did not advance
50 m butterfly 32.94 49 Did not advance
Mixed
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Hamna Ahmed
Mubal Azzam Ibrahim
Aishath Sausan
Aan Hussain
4 × 100 m freestyle relay 4:14.91 17 Did not advance
Aishath Sausan
Aan Hussain
Mubal Azzam Ibrahim
Hamna Ahmed
4 × 100 m medley relay 4:57.22 17 Did not advance

Table tennis

Maldives qualified a women's team for the table tennis competitions.[10]

Singles
Athletes Event Group stage Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Moosa Ahmed Men's singles  Abrefa (GHA)
L 0 - 4
 Sabbir (BAN)
L 3 - 4
3 Did not advance
Fathimath Ali Women's singles  Maphanga (RSA)
W 4 - 0
 Thomas (WAL)
L 0 - 4
2 Did not advance
Aishath Nazim  Sinon (SEY)
W 4 - 0
 Nakhumitsa (UGA)
W 4 - 0
1 Q  Jee (AUS)
L 0 - 4
Did not advance
Fathimath Nimal  Fu (CAN)
L 2 - 4
 Li (FIJ)
L 2 - 4
 Qwea (VAN)
W 4 - 1
3 Did not advance
Doubles
Athletes 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
Fathimath Ali
Aishath Nazim
Women's doubles Bye  Cumberbatch /
Velox (SVG)
L WO
Did not advance
Fathimath Nimal
Muizzu Malaak
Bye  Hosenally /
Jalim (MRI)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Aishath Nazim
Moosa Ahmed
Mixed doubles  Chan /
Hosenally (MRI)
L 2 - 3
Did not advance
Team
Athletes Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Muizza Malaak
Aishath Nazim
Fathimath Nimal
Fathimath Ali
Women's team  Mauritius (MRI)
L 2 - 3
 Malaysia (MAS)
L 0 - 3
 Australia (AUS)
L 0 - 3
4 Did not advance

References

  1. ^ "Commonwealth Games 2022 Queen's Baton tours Maldives atolls". OCA. 2 January 2022. Archived from the original on 13 March 2022. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Maldives re-joins as member of Commonwealth Games Federation". TOI. The Times Group. ANI. 1 September 2020. Archived from the original on 1 September 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Maldives Minister of Sport congratulates flag bearers for CWG Opening Ceremony". www.ocasia.org. Olympic Council of Asia. 26 July 2022. Retrieved 26 July 2022.
  4. ^ Brennan, Eliott (1 June 2022). "Champions India discover group for Commonwealth Games badminton mixed team event". Inside the Games. Dunsar Media. Archived from the original on 4 June 2022. Retrieved 4 June 2022.
  5. ^ "Group C – Scotland vs. Maldives" (PDF). Retrieved 30 July 2022.
  6. ^ "Group C – Canada vs. Maldives" (PDF). Retrieved 30 July 2022.
  7. ^ "Group C – Maldives vs. Uganda" (PDF). Retrieved 30 July 2022.
  8. ^ "Beach Volleyball Line-Up Confirmed For Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games". FIVB. 26 April 2022. Archived from the original on 26 April 2022. Retrieved 28 April 2022.
  9. ^ "ރާއްޖޭގެ ބީޗްވޮލީބޯޅަ ޓީމަށް ކޮމަންވެލްތު ގޭމްސް އިން ފުރުސަތު ދީފި". Adhadhu (in Divehi). 26 April 2022. Retrieved 28 April 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ Mohamed, Sarah (6 March 2022). "Maldivian women's TT team qualifies for commonwealth games". The Times of Addu. Archived from the original on 8 March 2022. Retrieved 13 March 2022.

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