Burundi at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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Burundi at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Burundi.svg
IOC codeBDI
NOCComité National Olympique du Burundi
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors6 in 3 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Burundi 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 seventh consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 2 1 3
Boxing 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 3 3 6

Athletics

Burundian 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]

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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Eric Nzikwinkunda Men's 800 m
Olivier Irabaruta Men's marathon N/A
Francine Niyonsaba Women's 5000 m N/A

Boxing

Burundi received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send the women's flyweight boxer Omella Havyarimana to the Olympics, marking the country's debut in the sport.

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Omella Havyarimana Women's flyweight

Swimming

Burundi 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.[4]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Belly-Cresus Ganira Men's 100 m freestyle
Odrina Kaze 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. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
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