Brunei at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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Brunei at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brunei.svg
NOCBrunei Darussalam National Olympic Council
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors2 in 2 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Brunei, officially known as Brunei Darussalam, 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] This will be the nation's eighth appearance at the Summer Olympics since its debut at the 1988 Summer Olympics. Brunei failed to register any athletes in two editions of the Games: 1992 in Barcelona and 2008 in Beijing.


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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 0 1
Swimming 1 0 1
Total 2 0 2


Brunei received universality slots from IAAF to send two athletes (one male and one female) to the Olympics.[2]

  • 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
Muhd Noor Firdaus Ar-Rasyid Men's 200 m


Brunei received a universality invitation from FINA to send one top-ranked swimmers 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
Muhammad Isa Ahmad Men's 100 m breaststroke


  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Qualification (Athletics)". World Athletics. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
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