Lebanon at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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Lebanon at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Lebanon.svg
IOC codeLBN
NOCLebanese Olympic Committee
Websitewww.lebolymp.org
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors6 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Ray Bassil
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Lebanon 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 eighteenth appearance at the Summer Olympics. Lebanon did not attend the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne as a response to the Suez Crisis.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 0 1
Judo 1 0 1
Shooting 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Weightlifting 0 1 1
Total 3 3 6

Athletics

Lebanon received universality slots from IAAF to send two athletes (one male and one female) 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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Noureddine Hadid Men's 200 m

Judo

Lebanon 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
Nacif Elias Men's −81 kg

Shooting

Lebanese shooters achieved a quota place for the following event by virtue of her best finish at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, and Asian Championships, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[4]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Ray Bassil Women's trap

Swimming

Lebanon 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
Munzer Kabbara Men's 400 m individual medley N/A
Marie Khoury Women's 50 m freestyle

Weightlifting

Lebanon entered one female weightlifter into the Olympic competition, signifying the nation's return to the sport for the first time since Sydney 2000. Mahassen Fattouh topped the list of weightlifters from Asia in the women's 76 kg category based on the IWF Absolute Continental Rankings.[5]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Mahassen Fattouh Women's –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. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ International Judo Federation Olympics Ranking
  4. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  5. ^ Zaazaa, Bassam (11 June 2021). "First woman weightlifter to represent Lebanon at the Olympics: 'My dream has become a reality'". Arab News. Retrieved 24 June 2021.


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