Myanmar at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Myanmar at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Myanmar.svg
IOC codeMYA
NOCMyanmar Olympic Committee
Websitewww.myasoc.org (in Burmese)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors3 in 3 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Burma (1948-1988)

Myanmar 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 seventeenth appearance at the Olympics, although it had previous competed in most editions under the name Burma. Myanmar did not attend the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal for political reasons.

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.[2]

Sport Men Women Total
Badminton 0 1 1
Judo 0 1 1
Shooting 1 0 1
Total 1 2 3

Badminton

Myanmar entered one badminton player into the Olympic tournament. Thet Htar Thuzar was selected to compete in the women's singles at the Games based on the BWF World Race to Tokyo Rankings, marking the country's debut in the sport.[3][4]

Athlete Event Group Stage Elimination Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Thet Htar Thuzar Women's singles  Tunjung (INA)
  ( ,  )
 Tan (BEL)
  ( ,  )

Judo

Myanmar entered one female judoka into the Olympic tournament after International Judo Federation awarded them a tripartite invitation quota.

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
Chu Myat Noe Wai Women's –63 kg

Shooting

Myanmar received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send a men's air pistol shooter to the Olympics, as long as the minimum qualifying score (MQS) was fulfilled by June 5, 2021.[5]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Ye Tun Naung Men's 10 m air pistol 576 14 Did not advance

See also

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Three Myanmar athletes qualify for Tokyo Olympics".
  3. ^ "Race to Tokyo – BWF Olympic Qualification". Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Thet Htar Thuzar qualified for badminton event of Tokyo Olympic". Myanmar Digital News. 7 July 2021. Archived from the original on 15 July 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 31 May 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2021.


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