|Afghanistan at the|
2020 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Afghanistan National Olympic Committee|
|in Tokyo, Japan|
23 July – 8 August 2021
|Competitors||5 in 4 sports|
|Flag bearer||Farzad Mansouri and Kamia Yousufi (opening)|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Afghanistan is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.
- 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
- Track & road events
|Sha Mahmood Noor Zahi||Men's 100 m|
|Kamia Yousufi||Women's 100 m|
Afghanistan received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send a men's rifle shooter to the Olympics, as long as the minimum qualifying score (MQS) was met, marking the nation's Olympic debut in the sport.
|Mahdi Yovari||Men's 10 m air rifle|
Qualification Legend: Q = Qualify for the next round; q = Qualify for the bronze medal (shotgun)
Afghanistan received a universality invitation from FINA to send one top-ranked swimmers in their respective individual events to the Olympics, based on the FINA Points System of June 28, 2021.
|Fahim Anwari||Men's 50 m freestyle|
Afghanistan received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission.
|Athlete||Event||Round of 16||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Repechage||Final / BM|
|Farzad Mansouri||Men's +80 kg||In Kyo-don (KOR)|
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- "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
- "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 31 May 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
- Mora, Esteban (24 June 2021). "Exclusive: Wild cards for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". www.mastkd.com/. MasTKD. Retrieved 24 June 2021.