Libya at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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Libya at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Libya.svg
IOC codeLBA
NOCLibyan Olympic Committee
Websiteolympic.ly (in Arabic)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors4 in 4 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Libya 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 twelfth appearance at the Summer Olympics since its debut at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo; seven of them were represented by the Libyan athletes under the name Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

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
Rowing 1 0 1
Swimming 1 0 1
Total 3 1 4

Athletics

Libya received a universality slot from the World Athletics to send a female athlete 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
Hadel Aboud Women's 100 m

Judo

Libya qualified one judoka for the men's heavyweight category (+100 kg) at the Games. Ali Omar accepted a continental berth from Africa as the nation's top-ranked judoka outside of direct qualifying position in the IJF World Ranking List of June 28, 2021.[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
Ali Omar Men's +100 kg

Rowing

Libya qualified one boat in the men's single sculls for the Games by topping the field in the B-final and securing the last of five berths available at the 2019 FISA African Olympic Qualification Regatta in Tunis, Tunisia.[4]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alhussein Ghambour Men's single sculls 7:52.37 5 R 7:57.88 4 SE/F Bye

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

Swimming

Libya received a universality invitation from FINA to send a top-ranked male swimmer in his respective individual events to the Olympics, based on the FINA Points System of June 28, 2021.[5]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Audai Hassouna Men's 200 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. ^ Messner, Nicolas (22 June 2021). "Tokyo 2020: Official Olympic Qualification List". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Africa goes for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic qualification". International Rowing Federation. 16 October 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.


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