Cape Verde at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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Cape Verde at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Cape Verde.svg
IOC codeCPV
NOCComité Olímpico Caboverdeano
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors6 in 5 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Cape Verde 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 seventh appearance at the Olympics, since its debut in 1996.

Competitors

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

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

Athletics

Cape Verde received a universality slot from the World Athletics to send a male athlete 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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jordin Andrade Men's 400 m hurdles

Boxing

Cape Verde received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission and the IOC Boxing Task Force group to send the men's flyweight boxer David Daniel de Pina to the Olympics.

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
David Daniel de Pina Men's flyweight Bye

Gymnastics

Rhythmic

Cape Verde received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send a rhythmic gymnast in the individual all-around competition to the Olympics.[3]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank
Márcia Lopes Individual

Judo

Cape Verde qualified one judoka for the women's half-middleweight category (63 kg) at the Games. Sandrine Billiet accepted a continental berth from Africa as the nation's top-ranked judoka outside of direct qualifying position in the IJF World Ranking List of June 28, 2021.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Sandrine Billiet Women's –63 kg

Swimming

For the first time in history, Cape Verde 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.[5][6]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Troy Pina Men's 50 m freestyle
Jayla Pina Women's 100 m breaststroke

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. ^ "Márcia Lopes qualified for Tokyo Olympics". www.faapa.info. Atlantic Federation of African Press Agencies. 28 May 2021. Retrieved 29 May 2021.
  4. ^ Messner, Nicolas (22 June 2021). "Tokyo 2020: Official Olympic Qualification List". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
  6. ^ Langello, Rosie (5 July 2021). "Seekonk siblings make history representing Cape Verde's first-ever Olympic swim team". WPRI-TV. Retrieved 18 July 2021.


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