|Uganda at the|
2020 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Uganda Olympic Committee|
|in Tokyo, Japan|
|Competitors||25 in 4 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Uganda 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. Since the nation's official debut in 1956, Ugandan athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, with the exception of the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal because of its partial support of the African boycott.
The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.
- 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
|Ronald Musagala||1500 m|
|Albert Chemutai||3000 m steeplechase||N/A|
|Oscar Chelimo||5000 m||N/A|
|Joshua Cheptegei||5000 m||N/A|
|Jacob Kiplimo||5000 m||N/A|
|Stephen Kissa||10000 m||N/A|
|Leni Shida||400 m|
|Halimah Nakaayi||800 m|
|Winnie Nanyondo||800 m|
|Peruth Chemutai||3000 m steeplechase||N/A|
|Esther Chebet||5000 m||N/A|
|Mercyline Chelangat||10000 m||N/A|
Uganda entered three boxers into the Olympic tournament. Shadiri Bwogi scored a box-off victory to secure a spot in the men's welterweight division at the 2020 African Qualification Tournament in Diamniadio, Senegal. Kavuma David Ssemujju (men's middleweight) and Catherine Nanziri (women's flyweight) completed the nation's boxing lineup by topping the list of eligible boxers from Asia and Oceania in their respective weight divisions of the IOC's Boxing Task Force Rankings.
|Athlete||Event||Round of 32||Round of 16||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Final|
|Shadiri Bwogi||Men's welterweight|
|Kavuma David Ssemujju||Men's middleweight|
|Catherine Nanziri||Women's flyweight|
Uganda qualified one boat in the women's single sculls for the Games by topping the field in the B-final and securing the third of five berths available at the 2019 FISA African Olympic Qualification Regatta in Tunis, Tunisia, marking the country's debut in the sport.
|Kathleen Grace Noble||Women's single sculls||8:21.85||5 R||8:36.01||3 SE/F||Bye|
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
Uganda 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.
|Atuhaire Ambala||Men's 100 m freestyle|
|Kirabo Namutebi||Women's 50 m freestyle|
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