|Namibia at the|
2020 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Namibian National Olympic Committee|
|in Tokyo, Japan|
|Competitors||11 in 5 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Namibia 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. It will be the nation's eighth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.
The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.
- 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
|Tomas Hilifa Rainhold||Men's marathon||N/A|
|Helalia Johannes||Women's marathon||N/A|
|Beatrice Masilingi||Women's 200 m|
Namibia entered one boxer into the Olympic tournament. Rio 2016 Olympian Jonas Junius scored an outright semifinal victory to secure a spot in the men's lightweight division at the 2020 African Qualification Tournament in Diamniadio, Senegal.
|Athlete||Event||Round of 32||Round of 16||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Final|
|Jonas Junius||Men's lightweight|
Namibia entered one rider to compete in the men's Olympic road race, by finishing in the top two, not yet qualified, at the 2019 African Championships in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. An additional spot was awarded to a Namibian cyclist in the women's road race by virtue of a top 100 individual finish in the UCI World Ranking.
|Dan Craven||Men's road race|
|Vera Looser||Women's road race|
Namibia entered one rider each to compete in both men's and women's cross-country race, respectively, by virtue of their best individual ranking at the 2019 African Championships.
|Alex Miller||Men's cross-country|
|Michelle Vorster||Women's cross-country|
Namibia qualified one boat in the women's single sculls for the Games by winning the gold medal and securing the first of five berths available at the 2019 FISA African Olympic Qualification Regatta in Tunis, Tunisia, marking the country's debut in the sport.
|Maike Diekmann||Women's single sculls||7:56.37||3 QF||Bye|
Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage
Namibia entered one swimmer to compete at the Games for the first time since Sydney 2000. Phillip Seidler finished fourteenth in the men's 10 km open water to secure the remaining slot for Africa at the 2021 FINA Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier in Setúbal, Portugal.
|Phillip Seidler||Men's 10 km open water|
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