|Saint Lucia at the|
2020 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Saint Lucia Olympic Committee|
|in Tokyo, Japan|
|Competitors||5 in 3 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Saint Lucia is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 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. It will be the nation's seventh consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics. Saint Lucia has not yet qualified any competitors outside of the universality places, but all National Olympic Committees are able to send competitors in athletics and swimming. The nation will be seeking its first Olympic medal; Levern Spencer's 6th-place finish in the 2016 high jump is Saint Lucia's best result to date.
The country's planning for the 2020 Games began shortly after the conclusion of the 2016 Summer Olympics, with Saint Lucia Olympic Committee president Fortuna Belrose noting that some athletes had already expressed interest and submitted programmes. Saint Lucia's Olympic hopefuls include Spencer (who would be a four-time Olympian), Jeanelle Scheper (a 2016 Olympian), Albert Reynolds, Sandisha Antoine, and Julien Alfred. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected preparations, training, and qualification efforts; Belrose and the SLOC have committed to supporting athletes in qualifying for the postponed Games.
The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.
- 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
- Field events
|Levern Spencer||Women's high jump|
Saint Lucia received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send sailors competing in the men's Laser and women's Laser Radial to the Olympic regatta.
|Athlete||Event||Race||Net points||Final rank|
|Luc Chevrier||Men's Laser|
|Stephanie Devaux-Lovell||Women's Laser Radial|
M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race
Saint Lucia 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.
|Jean-Luc Zephir||Men's 100 m freestyle|
|Mikaili Charlemagne||Women's 50 m freestyle|
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