Panama at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Panama at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo

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Panama at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Panama.svg
IOC codePAN
NOCComité Olímpico de Panamá
Websitewww.copanama.com (in Spanish)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors10 in 5 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The International Olympic Committee expects Panama 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 nation's eighteenth appearance at the Summer Olympics, since its debut in 1928.

Competitors

The following is the list of competitors participating at the Games by numbers:

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 2 2 4
Boxing 0 1 1
Cycling 1 0 1
Judo 0 2 2
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 4 6 10

Athletics

Panamanian athletes achieved the entry standards, either by qualifying time or by world ranking, in the following track and field events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event):[2][3]

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 Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jorge Castelblanco Men's marathon N/A
Alonso Edward Men's 200 m
Gianna Woodruff Women's 400 m hurdles
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Nathalee Aranda Women's long jump

Boxing

Panama entered one female boxer into the Olympic tournament. With the cancellation of the 2021 Pan American Qualification Tournament in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Rio 2016 Olympian Atheyna Bylon finished among the top three of the women's middleweight category to secure her place in the Panamanian squad based on the IOC's Boxing Task Force Rankings for the Americas.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Atheyna Bylon Women's middleweight

Cycling

Road

Panama entered one rider each to compete in the men's Olympic road race by finishing in the top two, not yet qualified, at the 2019 Pan American Championships in Mexico, marking the country's debut in the sport.[5][6]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Christofer Jurado Men's road race

Judo

Panama qualified two judoka for each of the following weight classes at the Games. Representing Germany in two previous editions, Miryam Roper was selected among the top 18 judoka of the women's lightweight (57 kg) based on the IJF World Ranking List of June 28, 2021, while rookie Kristine Jiménez (women's half-heavyweight, 52 kg) accepted a continental berth from the Americas as the nation's top-ranked judoka outside of direct qualifying position.[7]

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
Kristine Jiménez Women's –52 kg
Miryam Roper Women's –57 kg

Swimming

Panama 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 and/or Olympic Selection Time (OST).[8][9][10]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Tyler Christianson Men's 200 m breaststroke
Men's 200 m individual medley
Emily Santos Women's 100 m breaststroke

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. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "La boxeadora Atheyna Bylon competirá por Panamá en Tokio 2020" [Boxer Atheyna Bylon will compete for Panama in Tokyo 2020] (in Spanish). Agencia EFE. 12 May 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  5. ^ Pino, Claudio Orlando (29 August 2019). "Panamá tiene su primer representante en Tokio 2020" [Panama has its first athlete for Tokyo 2020] (in Spanish). Mi Diario. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  7. ^ Messner, Nicolas (22 June 2021). "Tokyo 2020: Official Olympic Qualification List". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  8. ^ "Tyler Christianson Clasifica a Tokyo 2020" [Tyler Christianson qualifies for Tokyo 2020] (in Spanish). Panama Olympic Committee. 2 July 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  9. ^ "Emily Santos, La Joven Panameña Que Estará En Tokyo 2020" [Emily Santos, The Young Panamanian Will Compete In Tokyo 2020] (in Spanish). Panama Olympic Committee. 2 July 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  10. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.


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