Suriname at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Suriname at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Suriname.svg
IOC codeSUR
NOCSuriname Olympic Committee
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors3 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Jair Tjon En Fa
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Suriname 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 fourteenth appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Competitors

Sport Men Women Total
Badminton 1 0 1
Cycling 1 0 1
Swimming 1 0 1
Total 3 0 3

Badminton

Suriname entered one badminton player into the Olympic tournament. Rio 2016 Olympian Sören Opti accepted the invitation from the Tripartite Commission and the Badminton World Federation to compete in the men's singles. After he was tested positive for COVID-19, Opti officially pulled out from the Games.[2]

Athlete Event Group Stage Elimination Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Sören Opti Men's singles  Shi (CHN)
L (WO)
 Abela (MLT)
L (WO)
3 Withdrew after tested positive for COVID-19

Cycling

Track

Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Suriname entered one rider to compete in the men's sprint and keirin at the Games, based on his final individual UCI Olympic rankings. Additionally, this marked the country's return to the sport for the first time since Barcelona 1992.

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Jair Tjon En Fa Men's sprint  
 
Keirin
Athlete Event 1st Round Repechage 2nd Round 3rd Round Final
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank
Jair Tjon En Fa Men's keirin

Swimming

Suriname received a universality invitation from FINA to send a top-ranked male swimmer in his 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
Renzo Tjon-A-Joe Men's 50 m freestyle
Men's 100 m freestyle

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. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Badminton Qualifiers Announced". Badminton World Federation. 5 July 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
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