Mozambique at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Mozambique at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo

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Mozambique at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Mozambique.svg
IOC codeMOZ
NOCComité Olímpico Nacional de Moçambique
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors10 in 6 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Mozambique is currently competing at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games were postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] 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
Boxing 0 2 2
Canoeing 1 0 1
Judo 1 0 1
Sailing 0 3 3
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 4 6 10

Athletics

Mozambique received a universality slot from the World Athletics to send a male 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
Creve Armando Machava Men's 400 m hurdles

Boxing

Mozambique entered two female boxers into the Olympic tournament for the first time in history. Acinda Panguana (women's welterweight) and Rady Gramane (women's middleweight) secured their spots by advancing to the final match of their respective weight divisions at the 2020 African Qualification Tournament in Diamniadio, Senegal.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Acinda Panguana Women's welterweight Bye  Akinyi (KEN)
Rady Gramane Women's middleweight N/A  Pachito (ECU)

Canoeing

Sprint

Mozambique received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send a canoeist in the men's C-1 1000 m to the Olympics.[4]

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Joaquim Lobo Men's C-1 1000 m

Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)

Judo

Mozambique qualified one judoka for the men's half-lightweight category (66 kg) at the Games. Kevin Loforte 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.[5]

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
Kevin Loforte Men's −66 kg

Sailing

Mozambican sailors qualified two boats in each of the following classes through the class-associated World Championships, and the continental regattas, marking the country's debut in the sport at the Games.[6]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Deisy Nhaquile Women's Laser Radial
Maria Machava
Denise Parruque
Women's 470

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

Swimming

Mozambique 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
Igor Mogne Men's 400 m freestyle
Alicia Mateus Women's 50 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. ^ "Boxing Olympic Qualification – Dakar: Day 7 As It Happened". Olympic Channel. 26 February 2020. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Belize and Mozambique awarded tripartite Olympic quotas". International Canoe Federation. 21 May 2020. Retrieved 22 May 2021.
  5. ^ Messner, Nicolas (22 June 2021). "Tokyo 2020: Official Olympic Qualification List". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  6. ^ "2019 African Laser Championships – Day 3". International Laser Class Association. 12 October 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.


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