Aruba at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Aruba at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Aruba.svg
NOCAruban Olympic Committee (in Papiamento)
in Tokyo, Japan
23 July – 8 August 2021
Competitors3 in 2 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Aruba 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. It will be the nation's eighth appearance at the Olympic Games.[1]


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

Sport Men Women Total
Shooting 1 0 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 2 1 3


Aruba received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send a men's pistol shooter to the Olympics, as long as the minimum qualifying score (MQS) was fulfilled by June 5, 2021, marking the nation's Olympic debut in the sport.[2]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Philip Elhage Men's 10 m air pistol 556 35 Did not advance


Aruba 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.[3]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mikel Schreuders Men's 100 m freestyle
Men's 200 m freestyle
Allyson Ponson Women's 50 m freestyle

See also


  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". ISSF. 31 May 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
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