Laos at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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Laos at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Laos.svg
IOC codeLAO
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Lao
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors4 in 3 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 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, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] This will be the nation's tenth appearance at the Olympics, since its debut in 1980.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 0 1 1
Judo 1 0 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 2 2 4

Athletics

Laos received universality slots from IAAF to send two athletes (one men and one women) to the Olympics.[2]

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
Silina Phay Aphay Women's 100 m

Judo

Laos entered one male judoka into the Olympic tournament based on the International Judo Federation Olympics Individual Ranking.[3]

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
Soukphaxay Sithisane Men's −60 kg

Swimming

Laos 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.

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Santisouk Inthavong Men's 50 m freestyle
Siri Budcharern Women's 50 m freestyle

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. ^ International Judo Federation Olympics Ranking
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