Seychelles at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Seychelles at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Seychelles.svg
IOC codeSEY
NOCSeychelles Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors5 in 4 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Seychelles 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 ninth appearance at the Summer Olympics, with the exception of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul because of its partial support to the North Korean boycott.

Competitors

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

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

Athletics

Senegal received a universality slot from the World Athletics to send one male athlete to the Olympics.[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 Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ned Azemia Men's 400 m hurdles

Judo

Seychelles received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission and the International Judo Federation to send Nantenaina Finesse in the men's middleweight category (90 kg) to the Olympics.[3][4]

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
Nantenaina Finesse Men's –90 kg

Sailing

Seychellois sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the class-associated World Championships, and the continental regattas.[5]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Rodney Govinden Men's Laser

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

Swimming

Seychelles 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.[6][4]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Simon Bachmann Men's 200 m butterfly
Felicity Passon Women's 100 m backstroke
Women's 200 m backstroke

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. ^ a b "Seychelles at XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, Japan ‒ July 23 to August 8, 2021: Five athletes named on Seychelles team". Seychelles Nation. 6 July 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  5. ^ "2019 African Laser Championships – Day 3". International Laser Class Association. 12 October 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.


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