Bahrain at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Bahrain at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Bahrain.svg
IOC codeBRN
NOCBahrain Olympic Committee
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors32 in 5 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Bahrain is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place in the summer of 2020, the Games were postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It will be the nation's tenth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games. Note that reserves in handball are not counted:

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 9 5 14
Boxing 1 0 1
Handball 14 0 14
Shooting 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 25 7 32

Athletics

Bahraini athletes further achieved the entry standards, either by qualifying time or by world ranking, in the following track and field events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event):[2][3]

Key
  • 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
Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Abbas Abubakar Abbas 400 m
Sadik Mikhou 1500 m
John Kibet Koech 3000 m steeplechase N/A
Birhanu Balew 5000 m N/A
10,000 m N/A
Dawit Fikadu 5000 m N/A
Alemu Bekele Marathon N/A
El-Hassan El-Abbassi N/A
Shumi Dechasa N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Aminat Yusuf Jamal 400 m hurdles
Winfred Mutile Yavi 3000 m steeplechase N/A
Kalkidan Gezahegne 5000 m N/A
10,000 m N/A
Eunice Chumba Marathon N/A
Tejitu Daba N/A
Mixed
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
 
 
 
 
Mixed 4 × 400 m relay
Field events
Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Abdelrahman Mahmoud Shot put

Boxing

Bahrain entered one male boxer into the Olympic tournament. Belarusian-born Danis Latypov topped the list of eligible boxers from Asia and Oceania in the men's super heavyweight division to secure a place on the Bahraini team based on the IOC's Boxing Task Force Rankings,

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Danis Latypov Men's super heavyweight

Handball

Summary

Key:

  • ET: After extra time
  • P – Match decided by penalty-shootout.
Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Bahrain men's Men's tournament

Men's tournament

Bahrain men's handball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal at the 2019 Asian Qualification Tournament in Doha, Qatar, signifying the nation's debut in the sport.[4]

Team roster

The squad was announced on 11 July 2021.[5]

Head coach: Iceland Aron Kristjánsson

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Husain Mahfoodh (2001-06-29)29 June 2001 (aged 20) 1.86 m 51 5 Bahrain Al-Ahli
3 CB Ali Abdulla Eid (1991-01-18)18 January 1991 (aged 30) 1.75 m 69 125 Bahrain Al-Najma
8 RB Hassan Mirza (1998-06-18)18 June 1998 (aged 23) 1.65 m 30 26 Bahrain Al-Tadhamun
9 LW Hasan Al-Samahiji (1991-02-22)22 February 1991 (aged 30) 1.77 m 72 253 Bahrain Al-Ahli
15 RB Mohamed Abdulredha (1989-09-27)27 September 1989 (aged 31) 1.86 m 64 92 Bahrain Al-Ahli
18 RW Ahmed Jalal (1998-01-31)31 January 1998 (aged 23) 1.68 m 74 137 Bahrain Al-Shabab
19 P Mohamed Merza (1987-04-17)17 April 1987 (aged 34) 1.84 m 89 158 Bahrain Al-Najma
21 GK Mohamed Abdulhusain (1989-08-12)12 August 1989 (aged 31) 1.75 m 259 15 Bahrain Al-Najma
50 CB Ahmed Al-Maqabi (1994-10-26)26 October 1994 (aged 26) 1.75 m 78 103 Bahrain Barbar
66 RB Komail Mahfoodh (1992-04-28)28 April 1992 (aged 29) 1.89 m 74 137 Bahrain Al-Najma
77 LB Ali Merza (1988-07-07)7 July 1988 (aged 33) 1.80 m 159 433 United Arab Emirates Sharjah
89 LW Mahdi Saad (1989-03-15)15 March 1989 (aged 32) 1.73 m 129 270 Bahrain Al-Najma
93 RB Mohamed Ahmed (1993-07-20)20 July 1993 (aged 28) 1.65 m 300 250 Bahrain Barbar
95 CB Mohamed Mohamed (2001-02-07)7 February 2001 (aged 20) 1.75 m 300 120 Bahrain Al-Najma
99 CB Husain Al-Sayyad (1988-01-14)14 January 1988 (aged 33) 1.75 m 482 1200 Bahrain Al-Najma
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Sweden 1 1 0 0 32 31 +1 2 Quarter-finals
2  Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Portugal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Bahrain 1 0 0 1 31 32 −1 0
Updated to match(es) played on 24 July 2021. Source: Tokyo 2020 and IHF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Draw.
(H) Host
24 July 2021
14:15
Sweden  32–31  Bahrain Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo
Referees: Brunner, Salah (SUI)
Wanne 13 (16–18) Ahmed 6
Yellow card 3×Suspension Report Yellow card 5×Suspension

26 July 2021
19:30
Bahrain  v  Portugal Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo
Report

28 July 2021
09:00
Denmark  v  Bahrain Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo
Report

30 July 2021
11:00
Bahrain  v  Japan Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo
Report

1 August 2021
11:00
Egypt  v  Bahrain Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo
Report

Shooting

Bahrain entered one shooter at the games, after getting the allocation quotas.[6]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Maryam Hassani Women's skeet

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualify for the next round; q = Qualify for the bronze medal (shotgun)

Swimming

Bahrain 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
Abdulla Ahmed Men's 100 m butterfly
Noor Taha Women's 50 m freestyle

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 April 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Bahrain shock Qatar, qualify for Tokyo 2020". ihf.info. International Handball Federation. 26 October 2019. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  5. ^ "16 لاعباً في القائمة النهائية لمنتخب اليد للمشاركة في أولمبياد طوكيو 2020" (in Arabic). bna.bh. 11 July 2021. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 15 June 2021. Retrieved 15 June 2021.

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