Gabon at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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Gabon at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Gabon.svg
IOC codeGAB
NOCComité Olympique Gabonais
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors1 in 1 sport
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Gabon 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 eleventh appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Taekwondo 1 0 1
Total 1 0 1

Taekwondo

Gabon entered one athlete into the taekwondo competition at the Games. London 2012 silver medalist and 2013 world champion Anthony Obame secured a spot in the men's heavyweight category (+80 kg) with a top two finish at the 2020 African Qualification Tournament in Rabat, Morocco.[2][3]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Anthony Obame Men's +80 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. ^ "Taekwondo: Okuomose, Anyanacho to meet Mozambique, Gabon in Olympic qualifier opener". Blueprint. 22 February 2020. Retrieved 23 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Seven countries earned Olympic taekwondo berth as the African qualifying tournament for Tokyo 2020 on opening day in Rabat, Morrocco". World Taekwondo. 22 February 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
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