Venezuela at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Venezuela at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo

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Venezuela at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Venezuela.svg
IOC codeVEN
NOCVenezuelan Olympic Committee
Websitewww.covoficial.com.ve (in Spanish)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors22 in 8 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Venezuela 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 nineteenth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Athletics

Venezuelan 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
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Robeilys Peinado Women's pole vault
Yulimar Rojas Women's triple jump

Cycling

Road

Venezuela entered one rider to compete in the men's Olympic road race, by virtue of his top 50 national finish (for men) in the UCI World Ranking.[4]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race

Diving

Venezuela sent two diver into the Olympic competition, after get the allocation quotas in the men's platform & women's springboard at the 2021 FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo, Japan.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Óscar Ariza Men's 10 m platform

Fencing

Venezuela entered one fencer into the Olympic competition. London 2012 champion Rubén Limardo claimed a spot in the men's épée as the top-ranked fencer vying for qualification from the Americas in the FIE Adjusted Official Rankings.

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Rubén Limardo Men's épée
José Quintero Men's sabre

Karate

Venezuela entered one karateka into the inaugural Olympic tournament. 2019 Pan American Games champion Antonio Díaz qualified directly for the men's kata category by finishing among the top four karateka at the end of the combined WKF Olympic Rankings.[5][6]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Antonio Díaz Men's kata

Rowing

Venezuela qualified one boat in the men's lightweight double sculls for the Games by finishing last in the A-final and securing the second of three berths available at the 2021 FISA Americas Olympic Qualification Regatta in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[7]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
Men's lightweight double 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

Venezuelan sailors 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*
Andres Lage Men's Finn

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

Volleyball

Indoor

Men's tournament

Venezuela men's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the pool round and securing an outright berth at the South American Olympic Qualification Tournament in Mostazal, Chile, marking the country's recurrence to the sport for the first time since Beijing 2008.[9]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 12 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
2  Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Venezuela 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 31 January 2020. Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.


24 July 2021 (2021-07-24)
16:25
v
Japan  v  Venezuela Ariake Arena, Tokyo


26 July 2021 (2021-07-26)
09:00
v
Iran  v  Venezuela Ariake Arena, Tokyo


28 July 2021 (2021-07-28)
16:25
v
Poland  v  Venezuela Ariake Arena, Tokyo


30 July 2021 (2021-07-30)
09:00
v
Canada  v  Venezuela Ariake Arena, Tokyo


1 August 2021 (2021-08-01)
16:25
v
Italy  v  Venezuela Ariake Arena, Tokyo

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. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  5. ^ "WKF announces first qualified athletes for Tokyo 2020". World Karate Federation. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Karateca Antonio Díaz casi clasificado a Tokio 2020" [Karateka Antonio Díaz qualifies for Tokyo 2020] (in Spanish). Barquisimeto, Venezuela: El Informador. 2 March 2020. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  7. ^ "Americas Qualification Regatta Completed Ahead of Schedule". International Rowing Federation. 6 March 2021. Retrieved 31 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Andrés Lage obtiene quinto cupo de Venezuela a Tokio 2020" [Andrés Lage gets the fifth spot for Venezuela at Tokyo 2020] (in Spanish). Barquisimeto, Venezuela: El Informador. 30 November 2019. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  9. ^ "Last Daruma dolls go to Canada, Venezuela and Iran". FIVB. 13 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.

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