Malaysia at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Malaysia at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo

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Malaysia at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Malaysia.svg
IOC codeMAS
NOCOlympic Council of Malaysia
Websitewww.olympic.org.my (in English)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors30 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Lee Zii Jia[1]
Goh Liu Ying[2][3]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 North Borneo (1956)

Malaysia 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.[4] Since the nation's official debut in 1956 under the name Malaya, Malaysian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow because of the United States-led boycott.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Archery 1 1 2
Athletics 1 1 2
Badminton 4 4 8
Cycling 2 0 2
Diving 0 5 5
Golf 1 1 2
Gymnastics 1 1 2
Sailing 1 3 4
Shooting 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 12 18 30

Archery

Two Malaysian archer qualified for the men's and women's individual and automatically to the mixed event, the men's individual recurve reached the quarterfinal stage and obtained one of the four available spots at the 2019 World Archery Championships in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.[5] The women's individual recurve obtain a quota place assigned by world ranking.[6]

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
Khairul Anuar Mohamad Men's individual 661 20  Vikström (FIN)
Syaqiera Mashayikh Women's individual 630 43  Osipova (ROC)
Khairul Anuar Mohamad
Syaqiera Mashayikh
Mixed team 1291 19 N/A Did not advance 19

Athletics

Malaysia received universality slots from IAAF to send one athlete to the Olympics. Azreen Nabila Alias will be competing after received the universality slots,[7] while Lee Hup Wei qualifying through the world rankings.

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
Azreen Nabila Alias Women's 100 m
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Lee Hup Wei Men's high jump

Badminton

Malaysia qualified a total of eight badminton players (four per gender) for the following events based on the BWF Race to Tokyo Rankings: one entry each in the men's and women's singles; and a pair each in the men's, women's, and mixed doubles.[8]

Men
Athlete Event Group Stage Elimination Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Lee Zii Jia Singles  Leverdez (FRA)
  ( ,  )
 Pochtarov (UKR)
  ( ,  )
N/A
Aaron Chia
Soh Wooi Yik
Doubles  Choi /
Seo (KOR)
W (24–22, 21–15)
 Ahsan /
Setiawan (INA)
  ( ,  )
 Ho-shue /
Yakura (CAN)
  ( ,  )
Women
Athlete Event Group Stage Elimination Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Soniia Cheah Su Ya Singles  Intanon (THA)
  ( ,  )
 Sárosi (HUN)
  ( ,  )
N/A
Chow Mei Kuan
Lee Meng Yean
Doubles  Polii /
Rahayu (INA)
L (14–21, 17–21)
 Fukushima /
Hirota (JPN)
  ( ,  )
 Birch /
Smith (GBR)
  ( ,  )
Mixed
Athlete Event Group Stage Elimination Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Chan Peng Soon
Goh Liu Ying
Doubles  Wang /
Huang (CHN)
  ( ,  )
 Lamsfuß /
Herttrich (GER)
  ( ,  )
 Tang /
Tse (HKG)
L (18-21,21-10,16-21)

Cycling

Track

Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Malaysia entered one rider to compete in the men's sprint and keirin based on his final individual UCI Olympic rankings.

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Azizulhasni Awang Men's sprint  
 
Shah Firdaus Sahrom  
 
Keirin
Athlete Event 1st Round Repechage 2nd Round 3rd Round Final
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank
Azizulhasni Awang Men's keirin
Shah Firdaus Sahrom

Diving

Malaysian divers qualified for the following individual spots and synchronized teams at the Games through the 2019 FINA World Championships and 2019 Asian Cup.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Nur Dhabitah Sabri Women's 3 m springboard
Ng Yan Yee
Cheong Jun Hoong Women's 10 m platform
Pandelela Rinong
Leong Mun Yee
Pandelela Rinong
Women's 10 m synchronized platform

Golf

Malaysia entered one male and one female golfer into the Olympic tournament. Rio 2016 Olympian Gavin Green (world no. 286) qualified directly among the top 60 eligible players for the men's event based on the IGF World Rankings of 20 June 2021 while Kelly Tan (world no.154) also qualified directly on 29 June 2021.

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
Score Score Score Score Score Par Rank
Gavin Green Men's
Kelly Tan Women's

Gymnastics

Artistic

Malaysia entered two artistic gymnasts into the Olympic competition for the first time since 2004. Farah Ann Abdul Hadi booked a spot in the women's individual all-around and apparatus events, by finishing sixteenth out of the twenty gymnasts eligible for qualification at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[9][10] With the cancellation of the 2021 Asian Championships in Hangzhou, China, Jeremiah Loo Phay Xing secured the last of two available places in the men's individual all-around, as the next highest-ranked gymnast vying for qualification from the Asian zone at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[11][12]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Jeremiah Loo Phay Xing All-around 13.100 12.266 7.700 12.466 10.200 11.766 67.498 TBA Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Farah Ann Abdul Hadi All-around

Sailing

Malaysian sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the fleet-associated Worlds, the 2018 Asian Games, and the continental regattas.[13]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy Men's Laser
Nur Shazrin Mohd Latif Women's Laser Radial
Nuraisyah Jamil
Juni Noor Jamali
Women's 470

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race

Shooting

Malaysia granted an invitation from ISSF to send London 2012 Olympian Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi in women's rifle shooting to the Olympics, as long as the minimum qualifying score (MQS) was fulfilled by June 6, 2021.[14]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi Women's 50 m rifle 3 positions

Swimming

Malaysia entered in 2 athletes for swimming after successfully applying for universality places, in which both athletes met the Olympic Selection Time (OST) in their respective events.[15]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Welson Sim 200 m freestyle
400 m freestyle 3:58.25 33 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Phee Jinq En 100m breaststroke
200m breaststroke

See also

References

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  5. ^ "Bangladesh qualifies its first-ever archer to the Olympic Games". World Archery. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
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  8. ^ Peter, Fabian (10 June 2021). "BAM release names of players for Olympics". www.nst.com.my. Archived from the original on 10 June 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  9. ^ Paul, Rajes (6 October 2019). "Artistic gymnast Farah Ann qualifies for Tokyo Olympics". The Star. Malaysia. Retrieved 6 October 2019.
  10. ^ "Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2019: Day 2 - as it happened". Olympic Channel. 5 October 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  11. ^ "Rounding Off: Manrique Larduet says 'No!' to Tokyo Games". IOC. 8 May 2021. Retrieved 16 May 2021.
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