Mauritius at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Mauritius at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Mauritius.svg
IOC codeMRI
NOCMauritius Olympic Committee
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors8 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Richarno Colin
Roilya Ranaivosoa[1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Mauritius 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.[2] It will be the nation's tenth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 0 1
Badminton 1 0 1
Boxing 2 0 2
Judo 1 0 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Weightlifting 0 1 1
Total 6 2 8

Athletics

Mauritius received a universality slot from the World Athletics to send a male athlete to the Olympics.[3]

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
Jérémie Lararaudeuse Men's 110 m hurdles

Badminton

Mauritius entered one badminton player into the Olympic tournament. Two-time African champion Georges Paul secured a place in the men's singles as the highest-ranked badminton player vying for qualification from his respective continent in the men's singles based on the BWF World Race to Tokyo Rankings.[4]

Athlete Event Group Stage Elimination Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Georges Paul Men's singles  Tsuneyama (JPN)
  ( ,  )
 Coelho (BRA)
  ( ,  )

Boxing

Mauritius entered two boxers into the Olympic tournament. Two-time Olympian Richarno Colin scored an outright semifinal victory to secure a spot in the men's lightweight division at the 2020 African Qualification Tournament in Diamniadio, Senegal.[5] Rio 2016 Olympian Merven Clair completed the nation's boxing lineup by topping the list of eligible boxers from Africa in the men's welterweight division of the IOC's Boxing Task Force Rankings.

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Richarno Colin Men's lightweight
Merven Clair Men's welterweight

Judo

Mauritius qualified one judoka for the men's middleweight category (90 kg) at the Games. Remi Feuillet 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.[6]

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
Remi Feuillet Men's −90 kg

Swimming

Mauritius 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.[7]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mathieu Marquet Men's 100 m freestyle
Alicia Kok Shun Women's 100 m breaststroke

Weightlifting

Mauritius entered one male weightlifter into the Olympic competition. Rio 2016 Olympian Roilya Ranaivosoa topped the list of weightlifters from Africa in the women's 49 kg category based on the IWF Absolute Continental Rankings.

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Roilya Ranaivosoa Women's –49 kg 73 91 164

References

  1. ^ "Tokyo 2020 : Le binôme pour porter le drapeau mauricien connu" [Tokyo 2020: The team to carry the Mauritian flag] (in French). Inside.news. 24 June 2021. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Badminton Qualifiers Announced". Badminton World Federation. 5 July 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Boxing Olympic Qualification – Dakar: Day 7 As It Happened". Olympic Channel. 26 February 2020. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  6. ^ Messner, Nicolas (22 June 2021). "Tokyo 2020: Official Olympic Qualification List". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.


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