Ivory Coast at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Ivory Coast at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Côte d'Ivoire.svg
IOC codeCIV
NOCComité National Olympique de Côte d'Ivoire
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors27 in 5 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d'Ivoire and officially as the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, 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 fifteenth appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games. Note that reserves in football are not counted:

Sport Men Women Total
Archery 0 1 1
Athletics 1 2 3
Football 18 0 18
Rowing 1 0 1
Taekwondo 2 2 4
Total 22 5 27

Archery

One Ivorian archer booked an Olympic place in the women's individual recurve by winning the gold medal at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco.[2]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Esmei Anne-Marcelle Diombo Women's individual

Athletics

Ivorian athletes achieved the 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):[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 Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Arthur Cissé Men's 100 m Bye
Murielle Ahouré Women's 100 m N/A
Marie-Josée Ta Lou Women's 100 m N/A
Women's 200 m N/A

Football

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Ivory Coast men's Men's tournament  Saudi Arabia  Brazil  Germany

Men's tournament

Ivory Coast men's football team qualified for the Games by advancing to the final match of the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, signifying the country's recurrence to the Olympic tournament after a twelve-year absence.[5]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 18 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to knockout stage
2  Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Ivory Coast 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 22 July 2021. Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

Brazil Match 15 Ivory Coast

Germany Match 24 Ivory Coast

Rowing

Ivory Coast qualified one boat in the men's single sculls for the Games by finishing sixth in the A-final and securing the fourth of five berths available at the 2019 FISA African Olympic Qualification Regatta in Tunis, Tunisia, marking the country's debut in the sport.[6]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Franck N'dri Men's single sculls

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

Taekwondo

Ivory Coast entered four athletes into the taekwondo competition at the Games. Defending Olympic champion Cheick Sallah Cissé (men's 80 kg) and Rio 2016 bronze medalist Ruth Gbagbi (women's 67 kg) qualified directly for their respective weight classes by finishing among the top five taekwondo practitioners at the end of the WT Olympic Rankings. Meanwhile, reigning African Games champion Seydou Gbané and twenty-year-old rookie Aminata Traoré secured the remaining spots on the Ivorian taekwondo squad with a top two finish each in the men's (+80 kg) and women's heavyweight category (+67 kg), respectively at the 2020 African Qualification Tournament in Rabat, Morocco.[7][8]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Cheick Sallah Cissé Men's −80 kg
Seydou Gbané Men's +80 kg
Ruth Gbagbi Women's −67 kg
Aminata Traoré Women's +67 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. ^ Wells, Chris (30 August 2019). "Egyptian Mixed Team Win in Rabat Qualifies Chad for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". World Archery. Lausanne, Switzerland. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  3. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire and Egypt earn Tokyo 2020 berths". FIFA. 19 November 2019. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Africa goes for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic qualification". International Rowing Federation. 16 October 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Taekwondo: Seydou Fofana premier Malien qualifié aux JO 2020" [Taekwondo: Seydou Fofana becomes the first Malian to qualify for 2020 Olympics] (in French). Radio France Internationale. 23 February 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Six countries earned Olympic taekwondo berth on the second day of the African Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020". World Taekwondo. 23 February 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
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