Trinidad and Tobago at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Trinidad and Tobago at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
IOC codeTTO
NOCTrinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee
Websitewww.ttoc.org
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors20 in 6 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Trinidad and Tobago 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] It will be the nation's eighteenth appearance at the Summer Olympics, although it previously competed in four other editions as a British colony, and as part of the West Indies Federation.

Competitors

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 8 5 13
Boxing 1 0 1
Cycling 2 1 3
Rowing 0 1 1
Sailing 1 0 1
Swimming 1 0 1
Total 13 7 20

Athletics

Athletes from Trinidad and Tobago 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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Machel Cedenio 400 m
Kyle Greaux 200 m
Jereem Richards
Machel Cedenio
 
 
 
4 × 400 m relay N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kelly-Ann Baptiste 100 m
Kelly-Ann Baptiste
 
 
 
4 × 100 m relay N/A
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Keshorn Walcott Men's javelin throw
Andwuelle Wright Men's long jump
Tyra Gittens Women's long jump

Boxing

Trinidad & Tobago entered one boxer into the Olympic tournament. Michael Alexander qualified after the 2021 Pan American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament which was actually held in Buenos Aires, Argentina cancelled.[4][5]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Michael Alexander Men's lightweight

Cycling

Road

For the first time in history, Trinidad and Tobago entered one rider to compete in the women's Olympic road race, by virtue of her top 100 individual finish (for women) in the UCI World Ranking.[6]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Teniel Campbell Women's road race

Track

Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Trinidad and Tobago entered at least one rider to compete in the men's sprint and keirin based on his final individual UCI Olympic rankings.

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
Kwesi Browne Men's sprint  
 
Nicholas Paul  
 
Keirin
Athlete Event 1st Round Repechage 2nd Round Final
Rank Rank Rank Rank
Kwesi Browne Men's keirin
Nicholas Paul

Rowing

Trinidad and Tobago qualified one boat in the women's single sculls for the Games by winning the bronze medal and securing the third of five berths available at the 2021 FISA Americas Olympic Qualification Regatta in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[7]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Felice Chow Women's 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

Sailors from Trinidad and Tobago qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the class-associated World Championships, and the continental regattas.[8]

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

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

Swimming

Swimmers from Trinidad and Tobago 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)):[9][10]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dylan Carter 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. ^ "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. ^ "USA Boxing announces team for Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier". www.insidethegames.biz. 11 February 2020. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  5. ^ Dennen, John (15 April 2021). "The Americas Olympic qualification event has been cancelled". Boxing News Online. Retrieved 11 May 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Americas Qualification Regatta Completed Ahead of Schedule". International Rowing Federation. 6 March 2021. Retrieved 31 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Seven Champions crowned at 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami". World Sailing. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  9. ^ "FINA – Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Qualification". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 6 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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