New Zealand at the 2020 Summer Olympics

New Zealand at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo

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New Zealand at the
2020 Summer Olympics
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NOCNew Zealand Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.org.nz
in Tokyo
Competitors180 in 16 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Australasia (1908 · 1912)

New Zealand 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.[1] It will be the nation's twenty-fourth appearance as an independent nation at the Summer Olympics, having made its debut at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp and competed at every Games since.

Archery

Two New Zealand archers qualified for the inaugural mixed team event, along with the men's and women's individual recurve, by virtue of a top national finish at the 2019 Pacific Games in Apia, Western Samoa, marking the country's recurrence to the sport for the first time since Athens 2004.[2]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Men's individual
Women's individual
 
 
Mixed team N/A

Artistic swimming

New Zealand fielded a squad of two artistic swimmers to compete in the women's duet event, by securing an outright berth as the next highest-ranked pair, not yet qualified, for Oceania at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, marking the country's recurrence to the sport for the first time since Beijing 2008.

Athlete Event Technical routine Free routine (preliminary) Free routine (final)
Points Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank
 
 
Duet

Boxing

New Zealand entered one male boxer into the Olympic tournament for the first time in 16 years. 2018 Commonwealth Games champion David Nyika scored an outright quarterfinal victory to secure a spot in the men's heavyweight division at the 2020 Asia & Oceania Qualification Tournament in Amman, Jordan.[3][4]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
David Nyika Men's heavyweight

Canoeing

Slalom

New Zealand canoeists qualified one boat for each of the following classes through the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain.[5] Former software engineer Callum Gilbert, with Rio 2016 silver medalist Luuka Jones paddling along her way to fourth straight Olympics, was officially named to the New Zealand's slalom canoeing roster on 12 March 2020.[6]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Callum Gilbert Men's K-1
Luuka Jones Women's C-1
Women's K-1

Sprint

New Zealand canoeists qualified four boats in each of the following distances for the Games through the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary and the 2020 Oceania Championships in Penrith, New South Wales.[7]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
K-2 1000 m
Women
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
  C-1 200 m
  K-1 200 m
 
 
 
 
K-4 500 m N/A

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

Cycling

Road

New Zealand entered two riders to compete in the men's Olympic road race, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) in the UCI World Ranking.[8]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race
Men's time trial
  Men's road race
Men's time trial

Track

Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, New Zealand riders accumulated spots for both men and women in the team pursuit and madison, as well as the men's team sprint, based on their country's results in the final UCI Olympic rankings. As a result of their place in the men's team sprint, New Zealand won its right to enter two riders in the men's sprint and keirin.

Unable to earn a quota place in the women's team sprint, New Zealand entered at least one rider to compete in the women's sprint and keirin based on her final individual UCI Olympic rankings.

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
  Men's sprint  
 
   
 
  Women's sprint  
 
   
 
Team sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
 
 
 
Men's team sprint  
 

Qualification legend: FA=Gold medal final; FB=Bronze medal final

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Rank Opponent
Results
Rank
 
 
 
 
Men's team pursuit
 
 
 
 
Women's team pursuit
Keirin
Athlete Event 1st Round Repechage 2nd Round 3rd Round Final
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank
  Men's keirin
 
  Women's keirin
 
Omnium
Athlete Event Scratch Race Tempo Race Elimination Race Points Race Total points Rank
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
Men's omnium
Women's omnium
Madison
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
 
 
Men's madison
 
 
Women's madison

Diving

New Zealand sent one diver into the Olympic competition by winning the gold medal in the women's springboard at the 2019 Oceania Championships in Auckland.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Elizabeth Cui Women's 3 m springboard

Equestrian

New Zealand fielded a squad of three equestrian riders each in the team eventing and jumping competitions through the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina, United States and the International Equestrian Federation (FEI)-designated Olympic jumping qualifier for Group G (South East Asia and Oceania) in Valkenswaard, Netherlands.[9][10] MeanwhIle, one dressage rider was added to the New Zealand roster by finishing in the top two, outside the group selection, of the individual FEI Olympic Rankings for Group G (South East Asia and Oceania).[11]

Dressage

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Technical Artistic Score Rank
    Individual

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualified for the final; q = Qualified for the final as a lucky loser

Eventing

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A

Jumping

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team

Field hockey

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
New Zealand men's Men's tournament
New Zealand women's Women's tournament

Men's tournament

New Zealand men's national field hockey team qualified for the Olympics by securing one of the seven tickets available and defeating South Korea in a playoff at the Stratford leg of the 2019 FIH Olympic Qualifiers.[12]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 16 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
1  Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1  India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1  Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1  New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1  Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 25 July 2021. Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals scored.
(H) Host.
24 July 2021 (2021-07-24)
10:00
v
New Zealand  v  India
Report

25 July 2021 (2021-07-25)
20:45
v
Spain  v  New Zealand
Report

27 July 2021 (2021-07-27)
11:45
v
Japan  v  New Zealand
Report

28 July 2021 (2021-07-28)
21:15
v
Australia  v  New Zealand
Report

30 July 2021 (2021-07-30)
19:00
v
Argentina  v  New Zealand
Report

Women's tournament

New Zealand women's field hockey team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal on a goal difference over Australia at the 2019 Oceania Cup in Rockhampton, Queensland.[13]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 16 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
1  Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1  China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1  Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1  New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1  Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 26 July 2020. Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals scored.
(H) Host.
25 July 2021 (2021-07-25)
12:15
v
New Zealand  v  Argentina
Report

26 July 2021 (2021-07-26)
20:45
v
Japan  v  New Zealand
Report

28 July 2021 (2021-07-28)
11:45
v
New Zealand  v  Spain
Report

29 July 2021 (2021-07-29)
21:15
v
New Zealand  v  Australia
Report

31 July 2021 (2021-07-31)
09:30
v
China  v  New Zealand
Report

Football

Men's tournament

New Zealand men's football team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the 2019 OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Fiji.[14]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 18 players

Women's tournament

New Zealand women's football team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the 2018 OFC Women's Nations Cup in New Caledonia.[15]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 18 players

Rowing

New Zealand qualified nine out of fourteen boats for each of the following rowing classes into the Olympic regatta, with the majority of crews confirming Olympic places for their boats at the 2019 FISA World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria.[16][17][18]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
  Single sculls
 
 
Pair N/A
 
 
Double sculls N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Single sculls
 
 
Pair N/A
 
 
Double sculls N/A
 
 
Lightweight double sculls N/A
 
 
 
 
Quadruple sculls N/A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eight N/A

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

Rugby sevens

Men's tournament

The New Zealand national rugby sevens team qualified for the Olympics by advancing to the quarterfinals in the 2019 London Sevens, securing a top four spot in the 2018–19 World Rugby Sevens Series.[19]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 12 players

Women's tournament

The New Zealand women's national rugby sevens team qualified for the Olympics by securing a top four position in the 2018–19 World Rugby Women's Sevens Series through winning the penultimate leg.[20]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 12 players

Sailing

New Zealand sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, and the continental regattas.[21][22] On 4 March 2020, New Zealand Olympic Committee officially announced the first seven sailors to compete at the Enoshima regatta, including defending 49er champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, Rio 2016 49erFX silver medallists Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech, and Rio 2016 Laser bronze medallist Sam Meech.[23] The men's 470 crew members Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox were named to the New Zealand team on 30 September 2020.[24]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
RS:X
Sam Meech Laser N/A
Finn N/A
Paul Snow-Hansen
Daniel Willcox
470 N/A
Peter Burling
Blair Tuke
49er
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
RS:X
Laser Radial N/A
 
 
470 N/A
Alexandra Maloney
Molly Meech
49erFX
Mixed
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Micah Wilkinson
Erica Dawson
Nacra 17

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

Shooting

New Zealand shooters achieved quota places for the following events by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, and Oceania Championships, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by 31 May 2020.[25]

Rio 2016 Olympians Chloe Tipple (women's skeet) and silver medalist Natalie Rooney were officially selected to the New Zealand team before the Games postponed on 24 March 2020.[26]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Natalie Rooney Women's trap
Chloe Tipple Women's skeet

Surfing

New Zealand sent two surfers (one man and one woman) to compete in their respective shortboard races at the Games. Billy Stairmand and Ella Williams secured a qualification slot each for their nation, as the highest-ranked and last remaining surfers from Oceania, at the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games in Miyazaki, Japan.[27][28]

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Billy Stairmand Men's shortboard
Ella Williams Women's shortboard

Swimming

New Zealand swimmers further achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[29][30] To assure their selection to the Olympic team, swimmers must attain an Olympic qualifying cut in each individual pool event at the New Zealand Open Championships in Auckland (31 March to 4 April) and the TYR Pro Swim Series in Indianapolis, United States (6 to 9 May).

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
Women's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay N/A

Taekwondo

New Zealand entered one athlete into the taekwondo competition at the Games. Tom Burns secured a spot in the men's lightweight category (68 kg) with a gold-medal triumph at the 2020 Oceania Qualification Tournament in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.[31][32]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tom Burns Men's −68 kg

Non-competing sports

Modern pentathlon

New Zealand qualified one modern pentathlete for the women's event, signifying the country's return to the sport after four decades. Rebecca Jamieson secured her selection as Oceania's top-ranked modern pentathlete at the 2019 Asia & Oceania Championships in Kunming, China.[33] Marina Carrier of Australia came in second and thus did not qualify.[34]

In February 2020, New Zealand declined its quota spot. This retrospectively qualified Carrier for the Olympics instead.[35]

See also

References

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