Yemen at the 2020 Summer Olympics

sporting event delegation

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Yemen at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Yemen.svg
IOC codeYEM
NOCYemen Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nocyemen.org (in Arabic and English)
in Tokyo, Japan
23 July – 8 August 2021
Competitors5 in 4 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Yemen 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, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1]

Competitors

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 0 1
Judo 1 0 1
Shooting 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 3 2 5

Athletics

Yemen received universality slots from IAAF to send one athletes to the Olympics.[2]

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
Ahmed Al-Yaari Men's 400 m

Judo

Yemen entered one male judoka into the Olympic tournament after International Judo Federation awarded them a tripartite invitation quota.

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
Ahmed Ayash Men's –73 kg

Shooting

Yemen received an invitation from the Tripartite Commission to send a women's pistol shooter to the Olympics, as long as the minimum qualifying score (MQS) was met, marking the nation's Olympic debut in the sport.[3]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Yasameen Al Raimi Women's 10 m air pistol

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualify for the next round; q = Qualify for the bronze medal (shotgun)

Swimming

Yemen 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.

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mokhtar Al-Yamani Men's 100 m freestyle
Men's 200 m freestyle
Nooran Ba-Matraf Women's 100 m breaststroke

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 31 May 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
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