Dominican Republic at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Dominican Republic at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg
IOC codeDOM
NOCDominican Republic Olympic Committee
Websitewww.colimdo.org (in Spanish)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors64 in 11 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Prisilla Rivera
Rodrigo Marte
Flag bearer (closing)Prisilla Rivera
Medals
Ranked 68th
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Dominican Republic competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games were postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It was the nation's fifteenth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics. The Dominican Republic left the Summer Olympics with 3 silver medals and 2 bronze medals with moderate success, but not able to secure a single gold medal in any of the events.

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Zacarías Bonnat Weightlifting Men's 81 kg July 31
 Silver Lidio Andrés Feliz
Marileidy Paulino
Anabel Medina
Luguelín Santos
Alexander Ogando
Athletics Mixed 4 × 400 metres relay July 31
 Silver Marileidy Paulino Athletics Women's 400 metres August 6
 Bronze Crismery Santana Weightlifting Women's 87 kg August 2
 Bronze Dominican Republic national baseball team Baseball Men's tournament August 7

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games:

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 4 2 6
Baseball 24 24
Boxing 5 2 7
Diving 1 0 1
Equestrian 1 1 2
Judo 1 0 1
Rowing 1 0 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Taekwondo 2 1 3
Volleyball 0 12 12
Weightlifting 2 3 5
Total 42 22 64

Athletics

Athletes from the Dominican Republic achieved 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
Yancarlos Martínez Men's 200 m 20.17 NR 2 Q 20.24 4 Did not advance
Marileidy Paulino Women's 400 m 50.06 1 Q 49.38 NR 1 Q 49.20 NR 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Lidio Andrés Feliz
Marileidy Paulino
Anabel Medina
Luguelín Santos
Alexander Ogando
Mixed 4 × 400 m relay 3:12.74 NR 2 Q 3:10.21 NR 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ana José Tima Women's triple jump 14.11 16 Did not advance

Baseball

The Dominican Republic national baseball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal at the 2021 Baseball Final Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Mexico and securing an outright berth, marking the country's Olympic debut in baseball.

Summary
Team Event Group stage Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Dominican Republic men's Men's tournament  Japan
L 3–4
 Mexico
W 6–4
2  South Korea
L 3–4
 Israel
W 7–6
 United States
L 1–3
 South Korea
W 10–6
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Team roster

The Dominican Baseball Federation announced their final roster on July 8, 2021.[4][5] Gabriel Arias replaced Diego Goris on the Olympic team roster after Goris tested positive for cannabis.[6] Ramón Rosso replaced Gerson Bautista on the roster when Bautista had to enter COVID-19 health and safety protocols.[7]

Baseball at the 2020 Summer Olympics Dominican Republic roster
Players Coaches
Pitchers
Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


Group play
Pos Team Pld W L RF RA RD PCT GB Qualification
1  Japan (H) 2 2 0 11 7 +4 1.000 Round 2
2  Dominican Republic 2 1 1 4 4 0 .500 1 Round 1 game #2
3  Mexico 2 0 2 4 8 −4 .000 2 Round 1 game #1
Source: TOCOG and WBSC
(H) Host
28 July 12:00 (JST)
Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Dominican Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 8 0
 Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 9 0
WP: Ryoji Kuribayashi (1–0)   LP: Jairo Asencio (0–1)
Boxscore
30 July 12:00
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
 Dominican Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 1 6 0
WP: Ángel Sánchez (1–0)   LP: Teddy Stankiewicz (0–1)   Sv: Luis Felipe Castillo (1)
Boxscore
Round 1
1 August 19:00
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Dominican Republic 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 0
 South Korea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 12 1
WP: Oh Seung-hwan (2–0)   LP: Luis Felipe Castillo (0–1)
Home runs:
DOM: Juan Francisco (1)
KOR: None
Boxscore
Round 1 repechage
3 August 19:00
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Israel 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 6 9 2
 Dominican Republic 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 7 9 1
WP: Luis Felipe Castillo (1–1)   LP: Zack Weiss (1–1)
Home runs:
ISR: Danny Valencia (3)
DOM: Jeison Guzman (1), Johan Mieses (1)
Boxscore
Round 2 repechage
4 August 12:00
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Dominican Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0
 United States 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 3 3 3
WP: Scott Kazmir (1–0)   LP: Denyi Reyes (0–1)   Sv: David Robertson (2)
Home runs:
DOM: Charlie Valerio (1)
USA: Triston Casas (3), Tyler Austin (2)
Boxscore
Bronze medal game
7 August 12:00
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Dominican Republic 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 10 14 0
 South Korea 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 6 13 0
WP: Cristopher Mercedes (1–0)   LP: Oh Seung-hwan (2–1)   Sv: Jumbo Díaz (1)
Home runs:
DOM: Juan Francisco (2), Julio Rodríguez (1), Johan Mieses (2)
KOR: Hyun-soo Kim (3)
Boxscore

Boxing

Dominican Republic entered seven boxers (five men and two women) to compete in each of the following weight classes into the Olympic tournament. With the cancellation of the 2021 Pan American Qualification Tournament in Buenos Aires, all of them, led by Rio 2016 Olympian Leonel de los Santos (men's lightweight), finished among the top five of their respective weight divisions to secure their places on the Dominican Republic squad based on the IOC's Boxing Task Force Rankings for the Americas.[8]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Rodrigo Marte Men's flyweight  Tetteh (GHA)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Alexy de la Cruz Men's featherweight  Allicock (GUY)
W 5–0
 Batyrgaziev (ROC)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Rohan Polanco Men's welterweight Bye  Baturov (UZB)
L 0-4
Did not advance
Leonel de los Santos Men's lightweight  Usmonov (TJK)
L 1-4
Did not advance
Euri Cedeño Men's middleweight  Sella (EOR)
W RSC
 Verón (ARG)
W 3–2
 Khyzhniak (UKR)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Miguelina Hernández Women's flyweight  Kom (IND)
L 1–4
Did not advance
María Moronta Women's welterweight Bye
 Da Silva (CAN)
W 5–0
 Jones (USA)
L 0–4
Did not advance

Diving

Dominican Republic entered one diver into the Olympic competition for the first time since Los Angeles 1984, by attaining a top 18 finish and securing the last of seven available berths in the men's springboard at the 2021 FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo, Japan.

Athlete Event Preliminaries[9] Semifinals[10] Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Jonathan Ruvalcaba Men's 3 m springboard 383.05 18 Q 398.65 13 Did not advance

Equestrian

Dominican Republic entered one equestrian rider into the Olympic competition by finishing among the top fifteen and securing the last of four available slots in the individual jumping at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[11] MeanwhIle, one dressage rider was added to the Dominican Republic roster by finishing in the top four, outside the group selection, of the individual FEI Olympic Rankings for Groups D and E (North, Central, and South America).[12]

Dressage

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Technical Artistic Score Rank
Yvonne Losos de Muñiz Aquamarijn Individual 70.869 22 Did not advance 22

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualified for the final; q = Qualified for the final as a lucky loser

Jumping

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Time Rank
Hector Florentino Carnaval Individual 14 =60 Did not advance

Judo

Dominican Republic qualified one judoka for the men's middleweight category (90 kg) at the Games. Robert Florentino accepted a continental berth from the Americas as the nation's top-ranked judoka outside of direct qualifying position in the IJF World Ranking List of June 28, 2021.[13]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Robert Florentino Men's −90 kg Bye  Nhabali (UKR)
L 000–012
Did not advance

Rowing

Dominican Republic qualified one boat in the men's single sculls for the Games by finishing fifth in the B-final and securing the last of five berths available at the 2021 FISA Americas Olympic Qualification Regatta in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, marking the country's debut in the sport.[14]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ignacio Vásquez Men's single sculls 7:43.71 5 R 7:42.83 3 SE/F Bye 7:42.80 1 FE 7:25.88 25

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Swimming

Dominican Republic 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.[15]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Josué Domínguez Men's 100 m breaststroke 1:01.86 39 Did not advance
Men's 200 m breaststroke 2:17.34 34 Did not advance
Krystal Lara Women's 100 m backstroke 1:03.07 35 Did not advance
Women's 200 m backstroke 2:18.63 27 Did not advance

Taekwondo

Dominican Republic entered three athletes into the taekwondo competition at the Games. 2019 Pan American Games silver medalist Bernardo Pié (men's 68 kg), along with Rio 2016 Olympians Moisés Hernández (men's 80 kg) and Katherine Rodríguez (women's +67 kg), secured the spots on the Dominican Republic squad with a top two finish each in their respective weight classes at the 2020 Pan American Qualification Tournament in San José, Costa Rica.[16][17]

Athlete Event Qualification Round Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Bernardo Pié Men's −68 kg Bye  Achab (BEL)
W 18-11
 Zhao (CHN)
L 8-13
Did not advance
Moisés Hernández Men's −80 kg  Rafalovich (UZB)
L 7-17
Did not advance
Katherine Rodríguez Women's +67 kg  Kuş (TUR)
W 7-5
 Lee (KOR)
L 14-23
Did not advance  Traoré (CIV)
L 9-11
Did not advance

Volleyball

Indoor

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Dominican Republic women's Women's tournament  Serbia
L 0–3
 Brazil
L 2–3
 South Korea
L 2–3
 Kenya
W 3–0
 Japan
W 3–1
4  United States
L 0–3
Did not advance
Women's tournament

Dominican Republic women's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the pool round and securing an outright berth at the North American Olympic Qualification Tournament in Santo Domingo, marking the country's recurrence to the sport after an eight-year absence.[18]

Team roster

The roster was announced on 10 July 2021.[19]

Head coach: Brazil Marcos Kwiek

Group play
Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Brazil 5 5 0 14 15 3 5.000 434 315 1.378 Quarter-finals
2  Serbia 5 4 1 12 13 3 4.333 381 313 1.217
3  South Korea 5 3 2 7 9 10 0.900 374 415 0.901
4  Dominican Republic 5 2 3 8 10 10 1.000 411 406 1.012
5  Japan (H) 5 1 4 4 6 12 0.500 378 395 0.957
6  Kenya 5 0 5 0 0 15 0.000 242 376 0.644
Source: Tokyo 2020 and FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host


25 July 2021 (2021-07-25)
14:20
Serbia  3–0  Dominican Republic Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Kang Joo-hee (KOR), Evgeny Makshanov (RUS)
(25–18, 25–12, 25–20)
Results Statistics

27 July 2021 (2021-07-27)
19:40
Brazil  3–2  Dominican Republic Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Susana Rodríguez (ESP), Vladimir Simonović (SRB)
(22–25, 25–17, 25–13, 23–25, 15–12)
Results Statistics

29 July 2021 (2021-07-29)
11:05
South Korea  3–2  Dominican Republic Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Hernán Casamiquela (ARG), Shin Muranaka (JPN)
(25–20, 17–25, 25–18, 15–25, 15–12)
Results Statistics

31 July 2021 (2021-07-31)
09:00
Dominican Republic  3–0  Kenya Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Kang Joo-hee (KOR), Patricia Rolf (USA)
(25–19, 25–18, 25–10)
Results Statistics

2 August 2021 (2021-08-02)
19:40
Japan  1–3  Dominican Republic Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Patricia Rolf (USA), Wojciech Maroszek (POL)
(10–25, 23–25, 25–19, 19–25)
Results Statistics
Quarterfinal
4 August 2021 (2021-08-04)
13:00
Dominican Republic  0–3  United States Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Luis Macias (MEX), Kang Joo-hee (KOR)
(11–25, 20–25, 19–25)
Results Statistics

Weightlifting

Dominican Republic entered five weightlifters (two men and three women) into the Olympic competition. Two-time Olympian Beatriz Pirón (women's 49 kg), Crismery Santana (women's 87 kg), and Verónica Saladín (women's 87 kg) secured one of the top eight slots each in their respective weight divisions based on the IWF Absolute World Ranking. Meanwhile, Rio 2016 Olympian Luis García and rookie Zacarías Bonnat topped the field of weightlifters vying for qualification from the Americas in the men's 61 and 81 kg category, respectively, based on the IWF Absolute Continental Rankings.[20]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Luis García Men's −61 kg 120 11 154 8 274 8
Zacarías Bonnat Men's −81 kg 163 6 204 2 367 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Beatriz Pirón Women's −49 kg 81 8 95 8 176 8
Crismery Santana Women's −87 kg 116 2 140 4 256 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Verónica Saladín Women's +87 kg 111 6 131 7 242 7

See also

References

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  11. ^ Staszak, Catie (10 August 2019). "Pan American Games Lima 2019: Brazil's hot streak continues as Zanotelli claims individual Jumping gold". FEI. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
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  14. ^ "Americas Qualification Regatta Completed Ahead of Schedule". International Rowing Federation. 6 March 2021. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  15. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
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