Nepal at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Nepal at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Nepal.svg
IOC codeNEP
NOCNepal Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nocnepal.org.np
in Tokyo, Japan
23 July – 8 August 2021
Competitors5 in 4 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Gaurika Singh
Alexander Shah
Flag bearer (closing)N/A
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Nepal, represented by the Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC), competed 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] Nepalese athletes have appeared in every Summer Olympics since 1964, with the exception of 1968.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 0 1 1
Judo 0 1 1
Shooting 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 1 4 5

Athletics

Nepal received one universality slot from IAAF to send one athlete.[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 Preliminary Round 1 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sarswati Chaudhary Women's 100 m 12.91 SB 8 Did not advance

Judo

Nepal received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission and the International Judo Federation to send Soniya Bhatta in the women's extra-lightweight category (48 kg) to the Olympics.[3]

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
Soniya Bhatta Women's –48 kg  Dolgova (ROC)
L 000–100
Did not advance 17[4]

Shooting

Nepal received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send a women's air rifle 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
Kalpana Pariyar Women's 10 m air rifle 616.8 46 Did not advance

Swimming

Nepal 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.

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alexander Shah Men's 100 m freestyle 53.41 59 Did not advance
Gaurika Singh Women's 100 m freestyle 1:00.11 50 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. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ Messner, Nicolas (22 June 2021). "Tokyo 2020: Official Olympic Qualification List". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  4. ^ (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20210816233608/https://olympics.com/tokyo-2020/olympic-games/resOG2020-/pdf/OG2020-/JUD/OG2020-_JUD_C74AI_JUDW48KG--------------------------.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 August 2021. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 31 May 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
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