Peru at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Peru at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Peru.svg
IOC codePER
NOCPeruvian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coperu.org (in Spanish)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors35 in 17 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Peru is currently competing 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] Since the nation's official debut in 1936, Peruvian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, with the exception of the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.

Competitors

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 3 5 8
Badminton 0 1 1
Boxing 2 0 2
Cycling 1 0 1
Fencing 0 1 1
Gymnastics 0 1 1
Judo 1 0 1
Karate 0 1 1
Rowing 1 0 1
Sailing 1 4 5
Shooting 3 0 3
Skateboarding 1 0 1
Surfing 2 2 4
Swimming 1 1 2
Tennis 1 0 1
Weightlifting 1 0 1
Wrestling 1 0 1
Total 19 16 35

Athletics

Peruvian athletes further 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
Men
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Cristhian Pacheco Marathon
Luis Henry Campos 50 km walk
César Ródriguez
Women
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Jovana de la Cruz Marathon
Gladys Tejeda
Mary Luz Andia 20 km walk
Kimberly García
Leyde Guerra

Badminton

Peru entered one badminton player into the Olympic tournament. Former Youth Olympian Daniela Macías accepted a spare berth from the injured Olympic champion Carolina Marín of Spain, as the next highest-ranked shuttler vying for qualification in the women's singles, based on the BWF World Race to Tokyo Rankings of June 15, 2021.[4]

Athlete Event Group Stage Elimination Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Daniela Macías Women's singles  Ongbamrungphan (THA)
L (4–21, 9–21)
 Kuuba (EST)
  ( ,  )

Boxing

Peru entered two male boxers to compete in each of the following weight classes into the Olympic tournament. With the cancellation of the 2021 Pan American Qualification Tournament in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Leodan Pezo finished among the top five of the men's lightweight category to secure his place in the Peruvian squad based on the IOC's Boxing Task Force Rankings for the Americas. Meanwhile, José Maria Lucar completed the nation's sporting lineup by topping the field of boxers vying for qualification from the Americas in the men's heavyweight category through the same system.[5]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Leodan Pezo Men's lightweight
José María Lúcar Men's heavyweight

Cycling

Road

Peru entered one rider to compete in the men's Olympic road race for the first time since Los Angeles 1984, by finishing in the top two, not yet qualified, at the 2019 Pan American Championships in Mexico.[6]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Royner Navarro Men's road race Did not finish

Fencing

Peru entered one fencer into the Olympic competition. Beijing 2008 Olympian María Luisa Doig claimed a spot in the women's épée by winning the final match at the Pan American Zonal Qualifier in San José, Costa Rica.[7]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
María Luisa Doig Women's épée Bye  Vivian Kong (HKG)
L 11–15
Did not advance

Gymnastics

Artistic

Peru entered one artistic gymnast into the Olympic competition. Rio 2016 Olympian Ariana Orrego received a spare berth from the women's apparatus events, as one of the twelve highest-ranked gymnasts, neither part of the team nor qualified directly through the all-around, at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Ariana Orrego All-around

Judo

Peru qualified one judoka for the men's half-lightweight category (66 kg) at the Games. Rio 2016 Olympian Juan Postigos accepted a continental berth from the Americas as the nation's top-ranked judoka outside of direct qualifying position in the IJF World Ranking List of June 28, 2021.[8]

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
Juan Postigos Men's −66 kg

Karate

Peru entered one karateka into the inaugural Olympic tournament. Alexandra Grande secured a place in the women's kumite 61-kg category, as the highest-ranked karateka vying for qualification from the Americas based on the WKD Olympic Rankings.[9]

Athlete Event Round Robin Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Alexandra Grande Women's –61 kg

Rowing

Peru qualified one boat in the men's single sculls for the Games by finishing fifth in the A-final and securing the second of five berths available at the 2021 FISA Americas Olympic Qualification Regatta in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[10]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Álvaro Torres Men's single sculls 7:07.92 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

Sailing

Peruvian sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, the 2019 Pan American Games, and the continental regattas.[11]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Stefano Peschiera Men's Laser N/A
María Belén Bazo Women's RS:X
Paloma Schmidt Women's Laser Radial N/A
Diana Tudela
María Pia van Oordt
Women's 49erFX

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

Shooting

Peruvian 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, the 2019 Pan American Games, and Championships of the Americas, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[12]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Marko Carrillo Men's 10 m air pistol 569 29 Did not advance
Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol
Alessandro de Souza Men's trap
Nicolás Pacheco Men's skeet

Skateboarding

Peru entered one skateboarder into the Olympic tournament. Angelo Caro was automatically selected among the top 16 eligible skateboarders in the men's street based on the World Skate Olympic Rankings of June 30, 2021.[13]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Rank
Angelo Caro Men's street

Surfing

Peru sent four surfers (two per gender) to compete in their respective races at the Games. Lucca Mesinas, Miguel Tudela, and Daniella Rosas secured the places on the Peruvian roster in the men's and women's shortboard races, respectively, with a top-two finish of their preliminary heats at the 2021 ISA World Surfing Games in El Salvador, while 2004 world champion Sofía Mulánovich accepted a spare berth previously allocated by Japan's Shino Matsuda, as the next highest-ranked surfer in the overall provisional rankings at the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games.[14][15]

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
Lucca Mesinas Men's shortboard
Miguel Tudela
Sofía Mulánovich Women's shortboard
Daniella Rosas

Swimming

Peru 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.[16][17]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Joaquín Vargas Men's 200 m freestyle
Men's 400 m freestyle N/A
McKenna DeBever Women's 100 m backstroke
Women's 200 m individual medley

Tennis

Peru entered one tennis player into the Olympic tournament for the first time since Athens 2004. Following the late withdrawals of several tennis players, Juan Pablo Varillas (world no. 133) accepted a spare berth previously allocated by one of the original top 56 entrants to compete in the men's singles based on the ATP Entry Rankings of June 14, 2021.[18]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Juan Pablo Varillas Men's singles  Schwartzman (ARG)

Weightlifting

Peru entered one male weightlifter into the Olympic competition. Marcos Rojas accepted a spare berth unused by the Tripartite Commission as the next highest-ranked weightlifter vying for qualification in the men's 61 kg category based on the IWF Absolute World Rankings.[19][20]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Marcos Rojas Men's –61 kg

Wrestling

Peru qualified one wrestler for the men's freestyle 86 kg into the Olympic competition, by progressing to the top two finals at the 2020 Pan American Qualification Tournament in Ottawa, Canada.[21]

Key:

  • VT (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by fall.
  • VB (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by injury (VF for forfeit, VA for withdrawal or disqualification)
  • PP (ranking points: 3–1 or 1–3) – Decision by points – the loser with technical points.
  • PO (ranking points: 3–0 or 0–3) – Decision by points – the loser without technical points.
  • ST (ranking points: 4–0 or 0–4) – Great superiority – the loser without technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
  • SP (ranking points: 4–1 or 1–4) – Technical superiority – the loser with technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Pool Ambrocio −86 kg

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. ^ "Daniela Macías clasificó a los Juegos Olímpicos Tokio 2020" [Daniela Macías qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics] (in Spanish). Ovacion.pe. 7 June 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Boxeador peruano José María Lúcar clasifica a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020" [Peruvian boxer José María Lúcar qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics] (in Spanish). El Peruano. 4 June 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Fencing Zonal Qualifying Event for Pan America Finishes in San Jose, Costa Rica". International Fencing Federation. 3 May 2021. Retrieved 10 May 2021.
  8. ^ Messner, Nicolas (22 June 2021). "Tokyo 2020: Official Olympic Qualification List". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  9. ^ "Olympians from 34 countries now confirmed for Karate Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020". World Karate Federation. 15 June 2021. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  10. ^ "Americas Qualification Regatta Completed Ahead of Schedule". International Rowing Federation. 6 March 2021. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  11. ^ "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  13. ^ "Histórico: Angelo Caro clasificó a Tokio 2020 y será el primer skater peruano en unos Juegos Olímpicos" [Historic moment: Angelo Caro becomes the first Peruvian skateboarder to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics] (in Spanish). Peru: El Comercio. 6 June 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  14. ^ "Surfing's Olympic Qualifiers: Tokyo 2020". International Surfing Association. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  15. ^ "Peru's Lucca Mesinas and Daniella Rosas win shortboard gold and qualification for Tokyo 2020 at Pan Am Games". International Surfing Association. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  16. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
  17. ^ Dornan, Ben (10 June 2021). "McKenna DeBever And Joaquin Vargas Named To Peruvian Olympic Swim Team". SwimSwam. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  18. ^ "ITF announces entries for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games". International Tennis Federation. 1 July 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  19. ^ "Tokio 2020: el pesista Marco Rojas clasificó a los Juegos Olímpicos" [Tokyo 2020: Weightlifter Marcos Rojas qualified for the Olympics] (in Spanish). Radio Programas del Perú. 28 June 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  20. ^ "IWF Reallocated All Quotas of Member Federations with Multiple ADRVs". International Weightlifting Federation. 6 July 2021. Retrieved 20 July 2021.
  21. ^ Grégorio, Taylor (15 March 2020). "Destribats Becomes Argentina's First Olympic Wrestler Since 1996". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 15 March 2020.


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