Vietnam at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Vietnam at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Vietnam.svg
IOC codeVIE
NOCVietnam Olympic Committee
Websitewww.voc.org.vn (in Vietnamese and English)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors5 in 4 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Vietnam 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 tenth appearance at the Olympics as a reunified republic, six of which under the banner of the State of Vietnam or South Vietnam.

Archery

Two Vietnamese archers qualified for the men's and women's individual recurve, respectively, at the Games, by reaching the semifinal stage and obtaining one of three available spots each at the 2019 Asian Championships in Bangkok, Thailand.[2]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Nguyễn Hoàng Phi Vũ Men's individual
Đỗ Thị Ánh Nguyệt Women's individual
Nguyễn Hoàng Phi Vũ
Đỗ Thị Ánh Nguyệt
Mixed team N/A

Boxing

Vietnam entered one boxer into the Olympic tournament for the first time since Seoul 1988. 2019 Southeast Asian Games silver medalist Nguyễn Văn Đương scored an outright quarterfinal victory to secure a spot in the men's featherweight division at the 2020 Asia & Oceania Qualification Tournament in Amman, Jordan.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nguyễn Văn Đương Men's featherweight

Gymnastics

Artistic

Vietnam entered one artistic gymnast into the Olympic competition. Lê Thanh Tùng secured one of the three spots available for individual-based gymnasts, neither part of the team nor qualified through the all-around, in the vault exercise at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[4]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Lê Thanh Tùng Vault N/A N/A N/A N/A

Swimming

Vietnamese 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)):[5][6]

Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Nguyễn Huy Hoàng Men's 800 m freestyle
Men's 1500 m freestyle

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Karma qualifies Bhutan an Olympic quota place for the first time in history". World Archery. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Boxing Olympic Qualification: The Key Takeaways From Amman". Olympic Channel. 12 March 2020. Retrieved 12 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2019: Day 4 - as it happened". Olympic Channel. 7 October 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "FINA – Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Qualification". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 6 March 2021.

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