Turkmenistan at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Turkmenistan at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Turkmenistan.svg
IOC codeTKM
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan
Websitehttps://olympic.tm/en
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors9 in 4[1] sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

Turkmenistan 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.[2] This would be the nation's seventh consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics in the post-Soviet era.

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 0 1
Judo 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Weightlifting 3 2 5
Total 5 4 9

Athletics

Turkmenistan received universality slots from IAAF to send two athletes (one male and one female) to the Olympics.[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
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Mergen Mämmedow Men's hammer throw

Judo

Turkmenistan entered one female judoka into the Olympic tournament based on the International Judo Federation Olympics Individual Ranking.[4]

Women
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
Gulbadam Babamuratova –52 kg

Weightlifting

Turkmen weightlifters qualified for five quota places at the games, based on the Tokyo 2020 Rankings Qualification List of 11 June 2021.[5]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Rejepbaý Rejepow Men's 81 kg
Öwez Öwezow Men's 109 kg
Hojamuhammet Toýçyýew Men's +109 kg
Kristina Şermetowa Women's 55 kg
Polina Gurýewa Women's 59 kg

Swimming

Turkmenistan has received a Universality invitation from FINA to send two swimmers (one male and one female) to the Olympics.[6]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Merdan Ataýew Men's 100 m backstroke
Men's 200 m backstroke
Darya Semyonova Women's 100 m breaststroke

References

  1. ^ ТУРКМЕНСКИЕ АТЛЕТЫ В ПРЕДДВЕРИИ ОЛИМПИАДЫ
  2. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  4. ^ International Judo Federation Olympics Ranking
  5. ^ Tokyo 2020 Qualification (Weightlifting)
  6. ^ Определён состав сборной Туркменистана для участия в Олимпийских играх в Токио
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