|El Salvador at the|
2020 Summer Olympics
|NOC||El Salvador Olympic Committee|
|in Tokyo, Japan|
|Competitors||5 in 4 sports|
|Flag bearer||Celina Márquez & Enrique Arathoon (opening)|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
El Salvador is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July- 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to 23 July- 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be the nation's twelfth appearance at the Summer Olympics.
The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games:
- 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
|José Andrés Salazar||Men's 200 m|
El Salvador entered one boxer to compete in the women's featherweight category into the Olympic tournament. With the cancellation of the 2021 Pan American Qualification Tournament in Buenos Aires, Yamileth Solorzano received a spare berth declined by one of the original entries, as the next highest-ranked boxer vying for qualification from the Americas in the IOC's Boxing Task Force Rankings.
|Athlete||Event||Round of 31||Round of 16||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Final|
|Yamileth Solorzano||Women's featherweight|| Irie (JPN)
|Did not advance|
Salvadoran sailors qualified one boat for each of the following classes through the class-associated World Championships, and the continental regattas.
|Athlete||Event||Race||Net points||Final rank|
|Enrique Arathoon||Men's Laser|
M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race
El Salvador 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.
|Marcelo Acosta||Men's 800 m freestyle||N/A|
|Men's 1500 m freestyle||N/A|
|Celina Márquez||Women's 100 m backstroke|
|Women's 200 m backstroke|
- "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
- "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
- Aguilar, Graciela (9 August 2019). "Enrique Arathoon logra la cuarta posición y clasificó a Tokio 2020" [Enrique Arathoon qualifies for Tokyo 2020 with a fourth-place finish] (in Spanish). La Prensa Gráfica. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
- "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.