American Samoa at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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American Samoa at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of American Samoa.svg
NOCAmerican Samoa National Olympic Committee
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors6 in 4 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Tilali Scanlan
Tanumafili Malietoa Jungblut
Flag bearer (closing)Nathan Crumpton
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

American Samoa competed 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.[1] It was the nation's ninth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.


The team of America Samoa at the Opening Ceremony (from left to right): Tanumafili Jungblut, Nathan Crumpton, Adrian Hoesch, Tilali Scanlan, Tyler Paige and Micah Masei

The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 0 1
Sailing 2 0 2
Swimming 1 1 2
Weightlifting 1 0 1
Total 5 1 6


American Samoa received universality slots from IAAF to send one athletes to the Olympics.[2]

  • 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
Athlete Event Preliminaries Round 1 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Nathan Crumpton Men's 100 m 11.27 PB 9 Did not advance


American Samoan sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the class-associated World Championships, and the continental regattas, marking the country's recurrence to the sport for the first time since Atlanta 1996.

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Adrian Hoesch
Tyler Paige
Men's 470 18 19 18 17 17 16 19 18 18 18 EL 159 18

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race


American Samoa received a universality invitation from FINA to send two top-ranked swimmers (one per gender) in their respective individual events to the Olympics, based on the FINA Points System of June 28, 2021.

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Micah Masei Men's 100 m breaststroke 1:04.93 46 Did not advance
Tilali Scanlan Women's 100 m breaststroke 1:10.01 32 Did not advance


American Samoa receiving one tripartite invitation quotas from International Weightlifting Federation.[3]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Tanumafili Jungblut Men's 109 kg 150 14 180 13 330 13


  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. March 24, 2020. Retrieved March 28, 2020.
  2. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ IWF Absolute Ranking List (25 June 2021)
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