Estonia at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Estonia at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo

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Estonia at the
2020 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeEST
NOCEstonian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.eok.ee (in Estonian)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors16 in 6 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1908–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)

Estonia 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 eighth consecutive appearance at the Games in the post-Soviet era and thirteenth overall in Summer Olympic history.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 6 0 6
Cycling 2 0 2
Fencing 0 3 3
Sailing 1 1 2
Shooting 1 0 1
Wrestling 1 1 2
Total 11 5 16

Athletics

Estonian athletes achieved the entry standards, either by qualifying time/result or by world ranking, in the following track and field events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event):[2][3][4]

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 Final
Result Rank
Roman Fosti Men's marathon
Tiidrek Nurme
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Magnus Kirt Men's javelin throw
Combined events – Men's decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Johannes Erm Result
Points
Maicel Uibo Result
Points
Karel Tilga Result
Points

Cycling

Road

Estonia entered two riders to compete in the men's Olympic road race, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) in the UCI World Ranking.[5]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race
Men's time trial
  Men's road race
Men's time trial

Fencing

Estonian fencers qualified a full squad each in the women's team épée for the Games by accepting a spare berth freed up by Africa as the next highest-ranked eligible nation across all regions in the FIE Olympic Team Rankings.

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
  Women's épée
 
 
 
 
 
Women's team épée N/A

Sailing

Estonian sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, and the continental regattas.[6]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Men's Laser N/A
Women's RS:X

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race

Shooting

Estonia granted an invitation from ISSF to send Rio 2016 Olympian Peeter Olesk (men's 25 m rapid fire pistol) to the rescheduled Games as the highest-ranked shooter vying for qualification in the ISSF World Olympic Rankings of 6 June 2021.[7][8]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Peeter Olesk Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol

Wrestling

Estonia qualified two wrestlers for each of the following weight classes into the Olympic competition, all of whom finished among the top six to book Olympic spots in the men's Greco-Roman 130 kg and women's freestyle 76 kg, respectively, at the 2019 World Championships.[9]

Key:

  • VT (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by fall.
  • VB (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by injury (VF for forfeit, VA for withdrawal or disqualification)
  • PP (ranking points: 3–1 or 1–3) – Decision by points – the loser with technical points.
  • PO (ranking points: 3–0 or 0–3) – Decision by points – the loser without technical points.
  • ST (ranking points: 4–0 or 0–4) – Great superiority – the loser without technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
  • SP (ranking points: 4–1 or 1–4) – Technical superiority – the loser with technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Heiki Nabi −130 kg
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Epp Mäe −76 kg

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. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Tokyo olümpiamängud" [Tokyo Olympics] (in Estonian). Estonian Athletic Association. Retrieved 25 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  6. ^ "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Peeter Olesk wins World Cup event, ensures Olympic spot". Eesti Rahvusringhääling. 26 March 2021. Retrieved 2 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ Marantz, Ken (15 September 2019). "Olympic Champ Borrero Survives 'Bracket of Death' to Make 67kg Semis, Secure Tokyo 2020 Spot". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 15 September 2019.


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