Maldives at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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Maldives at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Maldives.svg
IOC codeMDV
NOCMaldives Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nocmaldives.org (in English)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors4 in 3 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Maldives 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 ninth appearance at the Summer Olympics since its debut in 1988.

Competitors

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

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

Athletics

Maldives 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 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Hassan Saaid Men's 100 m

Badminton

For the first time since London 2012, Maldives entered one badminton player into the Olympic tournament. Fathimath Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq accepted the invitation from the Tripartite Commission and the Badminton World Federation to compete in the women's singles.[3]

Athlete Event Group Stage Elimination Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Fathimath Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq Women's singles  He (CHN)
  ( ,  )
 Aghaei (IRI)
  ( ,  )

Swimming

Maldives 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
Mubal Azzam Ibrahim Men's 100 m freestyle
Aishath Sajina Women's 100 m breaststroke

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. ^ Hussain, Ageel (3 June 2021). "Neykurendhoo Nabaaha will hoist the Maldivian flag at the Tokyo Olympic Games". Thiladhunmathi Times. Archived from the original on 12 June 2021. Retrieved 12 June 2021.


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