Bolivia at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

Encyclopedia from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bolivia at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Bolivia.svg
IOC codeBOL
NOCBolivian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cobol.org.bo (in Spanish)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors5 in 3 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Bolivia 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, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It will be the nation's fifteenth appearance at the Summer Olympics, since its debut in 1936.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 1 2
Swimming 1 1 2
Tennis 1 0 1
Total 3 2 5

Athletics

Bolivia received the universality slots from IAAF to send two athletes (one men and one women) to the Olympics.[2]

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
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Bruno Rojas Men's 100 m
Angela Castro Women's 20 km walk N/A

Swimming

Bolivia 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
Gabriel Castillo Men's 100 m backstroke
Karen Torrez Women's 50 m freestyle

Tennis

Bolivia entered one tennis player into the Olympic tournament for the first time since Sydney 2000. Following the late withdrawals of several tennis players, Hugo Dellien (world no. 129) accepted a spare berth previously allocated by one of the original top 56 entrants to compete in the men's singles based on the ATP Entry Rankings of June 14, 2021, signifying the country's return to the sport for the first time since 2000.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Hugo Dellien Men's singles

See also

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
  4. ^ "ITF announces entries for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games". International Tennis Federation. 1 July 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
Original content from Wikipedia, shared with licence Creative Commons By-Sa - Bolivia at the 2020 Summer Olympics