Switzerland at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Switzerland at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo

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Switzerland at the
2020 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeSUI
NOCSwiss Olympic Association
Websitewww.swissolympic.ch (in German and French)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors59 in 12 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Switzerland 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] Swiss athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games in the modern era, except for a partial boycott of the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne in protest at the Soviet invasion of Hungary.

Athletics

Swiss 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
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
 
 
 
 
Women's 4 × 100 m relay

Canoeing

Slalom

Swiss canoeists qualified one boat for each of the following classes through the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain.[4] The slalom canoeists were named to the Swiss team on November 11, 2019.[5]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Thomas Koechlin Men's C-1
Martin Dougoud Men's K-1

Cycling

Road

Switzerland entered a squad of five riders (four men and one woman) to compete in their respective Olympic road races, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) and top 22 (for women) in the UCI World Ranking.[6]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race
Men's time trial
  Men's road race
Men's time trial
  Men's road race
 
  Women's road race
Women's time trial

Track

Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Swiss riders accumulated spots in the men's team pursuit, omnium, and madison based on their country's results in the final UCI Olympic rankings.

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Rank Opponent
Results
Rank
 
 
 
 
Men's team pursuit
Omnium
Athlete Event Scratch Race Tempo Race Elimination Race Points Race Total points Rank
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
Men's omnium
Madison
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
 
 
Men's madison

Mountain biking

Switzerland entered one rider each to compete in the men's and women's cross-country race, respectively, by finishing in the elite top two at the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada.

Athlete Event Time Rank
Men's cross-country
Women's cross-country

Equestrian

Swiss equestrians qualified a full squad in the jumping competition by virtue of a top-six finish at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina, United States.[7] A team of eventing riders was added to the Swiss equestrian roster by securing an outright berth, as the highest-ranked eligible nation, not yet qualified, in the 2019 Eventing Nations Cup overall rankings.[8] MeanwhIle, one dressage rider was added to the Swiss roster by finishing in the top two, outside the group selection, of the individual FEI Olympic Rankings for Group B (South Western Europe).[9]

Dressage

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Technical Artistic Score Rank
    Individual

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualified for the final; q = Qualified for the final as a lucky loser

Eventing

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A

Jumping

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team

Gymnastics

Artistic

Switzerland fielded a full team of five artistic gymnasts (four men and one woman) into the Olympic competition. The men's squad claimed one of the remaining nine spots in the team all-around, while Rio 2016 vault bronze medalist Giulia Steingruber set her third straight trip to the Games, by finishing second out of twenty qualified gymnasts in the individual all-around and apparatus events at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[10]

Men
Team
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
  Team N/A
 
 
 
Total
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Giulia Steingruber All-around

Karate

Switzerland entered one karateka into the inaugural Olympic tournament. 2019 European Games bronze medalist Elena Quirici qualified directly for the women's kumite +61-kg category by finishing among the top four karateka at the end of the combined WKF Olympic Rankings.[11]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Elena Quirici Women's +61 kg

Rowing

Switzerland qualified three boats for each of the following rowing classes into the Olympic regatta, with the majority of crews confirming Olympic places for their boats at the 2019 FISA World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria.[12][13][14]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
Double sculls
 
 
 
 
Four N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Single sculls

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

Swiss sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, and the continental regattas.[15] Additionally, they received an unused berth from Oceania to send the women's 470 crew to the Games based on the results at the 2019 World Championships.

On June 2, 2020, Rio 2016 windsurfer Mateo Sanz Lanz, along with skiff crew Lucien Cujean and Sébastien Schneiter, was officially named to the Swiss sailing team for the rescheduled Games.[16]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Mateo Sanz Lanz Men's RS:X
Lucien Cujean
Sébastien Schneiter
Men's 49er
Women's Laser Radial N/A
 
 
Women's 470 N/A

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

Shooting

Swiss 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, European Championships or Games, and European Qualifying Tournament, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[17]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Women's 50 m rifle 3 positions
Women's 25 m pistol

Sport climbing

Switzerland entered one sport climber into the Olympic tournament. Petra Klingler qualified directly for the women's combined event, by advancing to the final and securing one of the seven provisional berths at the 2019 IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan.[18]

Athlete Event Qualification Total Final Total
Speed Lead Bouldering Speed Lead Bouldering
Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Petra Klingler Women's

Swimming

Swiss swimmers further achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[19][20]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jérémy Desplanches 200 m individual medley
400 m individual medley N/A
Noè Ponti 100 m butterfly
200 m butterfly
 
 
 
 
4 × 200 m freestyle relay N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lisa Mamie 100 m breaststroke
200 m breaststroke
Maria Ugolkova 200 m individual medley
Lisa Mamie
Maria Ugolkova
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay N/A

Wrestling

For the first time since London 2012, Switzerland qualified one wrestler for the men's freestyle 86 kg into the Olympic competition, as a result of his top six finish at the 2019 World Championships.

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
Stefan Reichmuth −86 kg

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. ^ "Olympic quota places take shape after first day of slalom heats". International Canoe Federation. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Zwei Schweizer Kanuten in Tokio" [Two Swiss canoeists in Tokyo] (in German). Swiss Olympic Association. 11 November 2019. Retrieved 23 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  7. ^ Keating, Steve (21 September 2018). "Equestrian-Ward rides to rescue as U.S. win team jumping gold". Reuters. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Germany wins, Sweden takes series title and Swiss book ticket to Tokyo". FEI. 13 October 2019. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  9. ^ "Tokyo 2020 team and individual quota places confirmed by FEI". FEI. 17 February 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  10. ^ "Russians retain top qualification spots at Stuttgart Worlds". FIG. 7 October 2019. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  11. ^ "WKF announces first qualified athletes for Tokyo 2020". World Karate Federation. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  12. ^ "Plenty of Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, loads of pride at World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  13. ^ "First crews to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics at World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. 27 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  14. ^ "B-finals take on new meaning when Tokyo 2020 spots are available". International Rowing Federation. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  15. ^ "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  16. ^ "Zwei Segler und ein Windsurfer nehmen Kurs auf Tokio" [Two sailors and a windsurfer head for Tokyo] (in German). Swiss Olympic Association. 2 June 2020. Retrieved 11 June 2020.
  17. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  18. ^ "Coxsey and Garnbret lead women's qualifiers". Olympic Channel. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  19. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  20. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.


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