Haiti at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Haiti at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo

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Haiti at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Haiti.svg
IOC codeHAI
NOCComité Olympique Haïtien
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors6 in 5 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Haiti 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 seventeenth appearance at the Summer Olympics since its debut in 1900.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 0 1 1
Boxing 1 0 1
Judo 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Taekwondo 0 1 1
Total 2 4 6

Athletics

Haiti received a universality slot from the World Athletics to send a female athlete to the Olympics.[2] Vanessa Clerveaux withdrew from the team because of injury.[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
Mulern Jean Women's 100 m hurdles

Boxing

Haiti received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send the men's middleweight boxer Darrelle Valsaint to the Olympics.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Darrelle Valsaint Men's middleweight Bye

Judo

Haiti qualified one judoka for the women's half-lightweight category (52 kg) at the Games. Sabiana Anestor 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.[5][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
Sabiana Anestor Women's –52 kg

Swimming

Haiti 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.[6][4]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Davidson Vincent Men's 100 m butterfly
Emilie Grand'Pierre Women's 100 m breaststroke

Taekwondo

Haiti entered one athlete into the taekwondo competition at the Games. Taekwondo practitioner Aliyah Shipman secured a spot in the women's welterweight category (67 kg) with a top two finish at the 2020 Pan American Qualification Tournament in San José, Costa Rica.[7] Previously competed for the United States, Shipman was excluded to represent Haiti at the Games by the US Olympic Committee, so her spot was awarded to Lauren Lee.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Lauren Lee Women's −67 kg

See also

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. ^ "Brockton athlete Vanessa Clerveaux withdraws from 2021 Olympics". MassLive. 12 July 2021. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d "Avec une petite délégation, Haïti participera aux JO de Tokyo" [With a small delegation, Haiti will participate at the Olympics] (in French). Haiti: Le Nouvelliste. 16 July 2021. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  5. ^ Messner, Nicolas (22 June 2021). "Tokyo 2020: Official Olympic Qualification List". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Six countries secure spots for Tokyo 2020 Olympics on day 2 of Pan Am Qualification Tournament". World Taekwondo. 12 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
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