Austria at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Austria at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo

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Austria at the
2020 Summer Olympics
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NOCAustrian Olympic Committee (in German)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors36 in 10 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Austria 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.[1] It will be the nation's twenty-eighth appearance at the Summer Olympics.


The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games:

Sport Men Women Total
Canoeing 1 2 3
Cycling 5 2 7
Equestrian TBD TBD 4
Gymnastics 0 1 1
Rowing 0 1 1
Sailing 3 3 6
Shooting 1 1 2
Sport climbing 1 1 2
Swimming 3 2 5
Table Tennis 3 2 5
Total 17 15 36



Austrian canoeists qualified one boat for each of the following classes through the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain.[2]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Men's K-1
Women's C-1
Women's K-1



Austria entered a squad of four riders (three men and one woman) to compete in their respective Olympic road races, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) and her top 100 individual finish (for women) in the UCI World Ranking.[3]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race
Men's time trial
  Men's road race
  Women's road race


Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Austrian riders accumulated spots in the men's omnium and madison based on their country's results in the final UCI Olympic rankings.

Athlete Event Scratch Race Tempo Race Elimination Race Points Race Total points Rank
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
Men's omnium
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Men's madison

Mountain biking

Austria entered one mountain biker to compete in the women's cross-country race with a gold-medal victory in the under-23 division at the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada.

Athlete Event Time Rank
Women's cross-country


Austria entered one eventing rider into the Olympic equestrian competition by securing the last of six available slots, outside the group and continental selection, in the individual FEI Olympic rankings. Meanwhile, a composite squad of three dressage riders was formed and thereby added to the Austrian roster by receiving a spare berth freed up by one of two nations, unable to fulfill the NOC Certificate of Capability, based on their individual results in the FEI Olympic rankings at the end of 2019 season.[4]


Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Special Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Score Rank Technical Artistic Score Rank
    Individual N/A
See above Team N/A

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualified for the final; q = Qualified for the final as a lucky loser


Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank



Austria entered one artistic gymnast into the Olympic competition. Elisa Hämmerle booked a spot in the women's individual all-around and apparatus events, by finishing eleventh out of the twenty gymnasts eligible for qualification at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[5]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
Elisa Hämmerle All-around


Austria qualified one boat in the women's single sculls for the Games by finishing third in the B-final and securing the last of nine berths available at the 2019 FISA World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria.[6]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
  Women's single sculls

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage


Austrian sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, and the continental regattas.[7]

On March 6, 2020, the Austrian Olympic Committee announced the first set of sailors to compete at the Enoshima regatta, namely Rio 2016 bronze medalist Tanja Frank and her new partner Lorena Abicht in the women's 49erFX class.[8]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Men's 49er
Lorena Abicht
Tanja Frank
Women's 49erFX
Mixed Nacra 17

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


Austrian shooters achieved quota places for the following events by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, European Championships or Games, and European Qualifying Tournament, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by 31 May 2020.[9]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Men's 10 m air rifle
Women's 10 m air pistol

Sport climbing

Austria entered two sport climbers into the Olympic tournament. Jakob Schubert and Jessica Pilz qualified directly each for the men's and women's combined event, by advancing to the final stage and securing one of the seven provisional berths at the 2019 IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan.[10][11]

Athlete Event Qualification Total Final Total
Speed Lead Bouldering Speed Lead Bouldering
Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Jakob Schubert Men's
Jessica Pilz Women's


Austrian swimmers further achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[12][13]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Felix Auböck Men's 200 m freestyle
Men's 400 m freestyle N/A
Men's 800 m freestyle N/A
Bernhard Reitshammer Men's 100 m backstroke
Men's 200 m individual medley
Christopher Rothbauer Men's 200 m breaststroke
Lena Grabowski Women's 200 m backstroke
Marlene Kahler Women's 800 m freestyle N/A
Women's 1500 m freestyle N/A

Table tennis

Austria entered three athletes into the table tennis competition at the Games. The women's team secured a berth by advancing to the quarterfinal round of the 2020 World Olympic Qualification Event in Gondomar, Portugal, permitting a maximum of two starters to compete in the women's singles tournament.[14]

Athlete Event Preliminary Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
  Women's singles
Women's team N/A

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. ^ "Olympic quota places take shape after first day of slalom heats". International Canoe Federation. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Tokyo 2020 team and individual quota places confirmed by FEI". FEI. 17 February 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2019: Day 2 - as it happened". Olympic Channel. 5 October 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Look who's going to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games". International Rowing Federation. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  7. ^ "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Frank/Abicht für Olympia nominiert" [Frank and Abicht nominated for the Olympics] (in German). Austrian Olympic Committee. 6 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  9. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Where do we stand on Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification in sport climbing?". Olympic Channel. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Schubert und Pilz klettern bei WM um Olympia-Ticket" [Schubert and Pilz climbed for the Olympic ticket at the World Championships] (in German). Die Presse. 18 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  12. ^ "FINA – Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Qualification". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 6 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ Marshall, Ian (24 January 2020). "2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament: Day Three". ITTF. Retrieved 24 January 2020.

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