Argentina at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Argentina is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Since the nation's official debut in 1900, Argentine athletes have competed in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, except the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, and the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow because of their support for the United States-led boycott.

Argentina at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Argentina.svg
IOC codeARG
NOCArgentine Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coarg.org.ar (in Spanish)
in Tokyo
Competitors141 in 16 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

AthleticsEdit

Argentine athletes 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):[1][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 Final
Result Rank
Joaquín Arbe Men's marathon
Eulalio Muñoz

BasketballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Argentina men's basketball team qualified for the Olympics by advancing to the quarterfinal stage as one of the two top-ranked squads from the Americas at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.[3]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 12 players

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Argentina qualified a single boat in the men's K-1 1000 m for the Games by finishing ninth overall and seventh among those nations eligible for Olympic qualification at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.[4]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Agustín Vernice Men's K-1 1000 m

Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Argentina 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.[5]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race

EquestrianEdit

With Canada being expelled from the Games over a positive doping test on the female rider, Argentina received an unused berth to send a squad of three equestrian riders into the Olympic team jumping competition by finishing fifth at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[6][7]

JumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team

Field hockeyEdit

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Argentina men's Men's tournament
Argentina women's Women's tournament

Men's tournamentEdit

Argentina men's field hockey team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the final match of the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima.[8]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 16 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 25 July 2020. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals scored.
(H) Host.
25 July 2020 (2020-07-25)
12:15
Argentina   v   Spain

26 July 2020 (2020-07-26)
19:00
Japan   v   Argentina

28 July 2020 (2020-07-28)
09:30
Argentina   v   Australia

30 July 2020 (2020-07-30)
09:30
India   v   Argentina

31 July 2020 (2020-07-31)
19:00
Argentina   v   New Zealand

Women's tournamentEdit

Argentina women's field hockey team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the final match of the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima.[9]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 16 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 26 July 2020. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals scored.
(H) Host.
26 July 2020 (2020-07-26)
12:15
New Zealand   v   Argentina

27 July 2020 (2020-07-27)
19:00
Argentina   v   Spain

29 July 2020 (2020-07-29)
19:00
Argentina   v   China

30 July 2020 (2020-07-30)
20:45
Japan   v   Argentina

1 August 2020 (2020-08-01)
11:45
Argentina   v   Australia

FootballEdit

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Argentina men's Men's tournament

Men's tournamentEdit

Argentina men's football team qualified for the Olympics by securing an outright berth as the final stage winner at the 2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament in Colombia.[10]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 18 players

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Argentina entered one artistic gymnast into the Olympic competition. Seventeen-year-old Martina Dominici booked a spot in the women's individual all-around and apparatus events, by finishing seventh out of the twenty gymnasts eligible for qualification at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[11][12]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Martina Dominici All-around

HandballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Argentina men's handball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the final match of the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima.[13]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 14 players

Modern pentathlonEdit

Argentine athletes qualified for the following spots to compete in modern pentathlon. Sergio Villamayor secured a selection in men's event by winning the bronze medal and finishing among the top two for Latin America at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima.[14]

Athlete Event Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Combined: shooting/running
(10 m air pistol)/(3200 m)
Total points Final rank
RR BR Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Sergio Villamayor Men's

Rugby sevensEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

The Argentina national rugby sevens team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing a lone outright berth at the 2019 Sudamérica Rugby Sevens Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Santiago, Chile.[15]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 12 players

SailingEdit

Argentine sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, the 2019 Pan American Games, and the continental regattas.[16]

After meeting the selection criteria at the 2020 Worlds, Laser sailor Julio Alsogaray was officially named to the Argentine squad for his fourth consecutive Games.[17]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
RS:X
Julio Alsogaray Laser N/A
Finn N/A
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
RS:X
Laser Radial N/A
 
 
470 N/A
 
 
49erFX
Mixed
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
 
 
Nacra 17

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

ShootingEdit

Argentine shooters achieved quota places for the following events by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, the 2019 Pan American Games, and Championships of the Americas, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by 31 May 2020.[18]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Alexis Eberhardt Men's 10 m air rifle
Men's 50 m rifle 3 positions
Melisa Gil Women's skeet
Fernanda Russo Women's 10 m air rifle
Alexis Eberhardt
Fernanda Russo
Mixed 10 m air rifle team

SwimmingEdit

Argentine 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)):[19][20]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Santiago Grassi Men's 100 m butterfly
Delfina Pignatiello Women's 400 m freestyle N/A
Women's 800 m freestyle N/A
Women's 1500 m freestyle N/A
Julia Sebastián Women's 100 m breaststroke
Women's 200 m breaststroke

TennisEdit

Argentina entered one tennis player into the Olympic tournament. Nadia Podoroska secured an outright berth in the women's singles by advancing to the final match at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima.[21]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nadia Podoroska Women's singles

VolleyballEdit

IndoorEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Argentina men's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by securing an outright berth as the highest-ranked nation for pool F at the Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament in Ningbo, China.[22]

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   Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
2   United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 31 January 2020. Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers


25 July 2020 (2020-07-25)
14:20
Russia     Argentina Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

27 July 2020 (2020-07-27)
21:45
Brazil     Argentina Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

29 July 2020 (2020-07-29)
14:20
Argentina     France Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

31 July 2020 (2020-07-31)
16:25
Argentina     Tunisia Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

2 August 2020 (2020-08-02)
21:45
United States     Argentina Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

Women's tournamentEdit

Argentina women's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the pool round with three match points and securing an outright berth at the South American Olympic Qualification Tournament in Bogotá, Colombia.[23]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 12 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers


26 July 2020 (2020-07-26)
11:05
United States     Argentina Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

28 July 2020 (2020-07-28)
09:00
Russia     Argentina Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

30 July 2020 (2020-07-30)
09:00
Italy     Argentina Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

1 August 2020 (2020-08-01)
14:20
Argentina     Turkey Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

3 August 2020 (2020-08-03)
16:25
China     Argentina Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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