Solomon Islands at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Solomon Islands at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands
in Tokyo
Competitors3 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Edgar Iro
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Solomon Islands 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, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] This will be the nation's tenth appearance at the Summer Olympics.


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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 0 1 1
Swimming 1 0 1
Weightlifting 0 1 1
Total 1 2 3


Solomon Islands received a universality slot from IAAF to send a female athlete to the Olympics.[2]

  • 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 Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Sharon Firisua Women's marathon


Solomon Islands 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.[3]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Edgar Iro Men's 100 m freestyle


Solomon Islands entered one female weightlifter into the Olympic competition. Mary Kini Lifu topped the list of weightlifters from Oceania in the women's 55 kg category based on the IWF Absolute Continental Rankings

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Mary Kini Lifu Women's –55 kg


  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Qualification (Athletics)". World Athletics. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Five Athletes join Team PNG for the Tokyo Olympics". Papua New Guinea Post-Courier. 18 June 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.

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