Botswana at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Botswana at the
2020 Summer Olympics
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NOCBotswana National Olympic Committee
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors4 in 2 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Botswana 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 eleventh consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.


Botswana athletes 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]

  • 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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Nijel Amos Men's 800 m
Christine Botlogetswe Women's 400 m
Galefele Moroko


Botswana entered one boxer into the Olympic tournament for the first time since London 2012. Keamogetse Kenosi scored an outright semifinal victory to secure a spot in the women's flyweight division at the 2020 African Qualification Tournament in Diamniadio, Senegal.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Keamogetse Kenosi Women's featherweight


  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ " – 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. ^ "Boxing Olympic Qualification – Dakar: Day 7 As It Happened". Olympic Channel. 26 February 2020. Retrieved 27 February 2020.

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