Nauru at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Nauru at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Nauru.svg
NOCNauru Olympic Committee
in Tokyo
Competitors2 in 2 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Nauru 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] It will be the nations seventh appearance at the Summer Olympics since its debut in 1996.


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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 0 1
Weightlifting 0 1 1
Total 1 1 2


Nauru received a universality invitation from the World Athletics to send a single athlete to the Olympics.[2] He will be the first ever athlete (track and field) of Nauru participating to the Games, since first participation of Nauru.

  • 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
Jonah Harris Men's 100 m


Nauru received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission and the International Weightlifting Federation to send Nancy Genzel Abouke in the women's 76 kg category to the Olympics. [3]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Nancy Genzel Abouke Women's –76 kg


  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. ^ "Weightlifting doping bans and Olympic invitation bring good news for Germany and Pakistan". Inside the Games. 27 June 2021. Archived from the original on 27 June 2021. Retrieved 4 July 2021.
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