Argentina at the 2020 Summer Paralympics

Argentina competed in the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan from 24 August to 5 September 2021.

Argentina at the
2020 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Argentina.svg
IPC codeARG
NPCArgentine Paralympic Committee
in Tokyo, Japan
August 24, 2021 (2021-08-24) – September 5, 2021 (2021-09-05)
Competitors55 in 11 sports
Medals
Ranked 63rd
Gold
0
Silver
5
Bronze
4
Total
9
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver Pipo Carlomagno Swimming Men's 100 metre backstroke S7 30 August
  Silver Brian Lionel Impellizzeri Athletics Men's long jump T37 2 September
  Silver Hernán Emanuel Urra Athletics Men's shot put F35 2 September
  Silver Matías de Andrade Swimming Men's 100 metre backstroke S6 3 September
  Silver Argentina men's national football 5-a-side team
Football 5-a-side Men's tournament September 4
  Bronze Antonella Ruiz Diaz Athletics Women's shot put F41 27 August
  Bronze Yanina Martínez Athletics Women's 200 metres T36 29 August
  Bronze Juan Samorano Taekwondo Men's 75 kg 3 September
  Bronze Alexis Sebastian Chavez Athletics Men's 100 metres T36 4 September

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games:

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 6 6 12
Boccia 3 2 5
Cycling 2 1 3
Football 5-a-side 8 0 8
Judo 2 1 3
Paracanoe 2 0 2
Rowing 0 1 1
Swimming 6 4 10
Table tennis 3 2 5
Taekwondo 1 0 1
Wheelchair tennis 3 1 4
Total 37 18 55

AthleticsEdit

Hernan Emanuel Urra and Yanina Martínez are among the athletes to represent Argentina at the 2020 Summer Paralympics.

Men's track
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Hernan Barreto 100m T35 12.59 6
200m T35 26.07 5
Alexis Sebastian Chavez 100m T36 11.91 3 Q 12.02  
400m T36 55.14 4
Brian Lionel Impellizzeri 100m T37 12.56 11 Did not advance
Gabriel Immanuel Sosa 100m T54 15.08 16 Did not advance
Men's field
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Brian Lionel Impellizzeri Long jump T37 6.44  
Pablo Damian Gimenez Reinoso Shot put F57 12.17 8
Javelin throw F57 34.25 9
Hernan Emanuel Urra Shot put F35 15.90  
Women's track
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Aldana Isabel Ibanez 100m T47 13.78 16 Did not advance
Yanina Andrea Martinez 100m T36 14.60 4 Q 14.65 4
200m T36 30.97 3 Q 30.96  
Women's field
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Mahira Daniela Bergallo Brzezicki Shot put F35 7.76 7
Marilu Romina Fernandez Shot put F32 4.41 7
Club throw F32 19.71 5
Isabel Aldana Ibanez Long jump T47 4.86 10
Florencia Belen Romero Shot put F12 8.23 11
Discus throw F11 29.07 9
Antonella Ruiz Diaz Shot put F41 9.50  
Discus throw F41 21.42 9

BocciaEdit

Argentina get in BC1, BC2 & Individual BC3 events.[1]

Athlete Event Pool matches Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Mauricio Ibarbure Mixed individual BC1   Nakamura (JPN)

L 5–8

  Smith (GBR)

L 3–4

  Qi (CHN)

L 1–5

  Sanchez (MEX)

W 5–4

5 Did not advance
Jonathan Aquino Mixed individual BC2   Kozmin (RPC)

L 2–3

  Yan (CHN)

W 6–0

  Lan (CHN)

L 3–4

N/A 3 Did not advance
Luis Cristaldo   Tagart (GBR)

W 5–2

  Santos (BRA)

L 1–6

  Lee (KOR)

W 6–0

N/A 2 Did not advance
Stefania Ferrando Mixed individual BC3   Cotie (AUS)

L 1–4

  McCowan (GBR)

L 1–6

  McCowan (GBR)

W 2*–2

N/A 3 Did not advance
Jonathan Aquino
Luis Cristaldo
Ailen Flores
Mauricio Ibarbure
Mixed team BC1/BC2   Thailand (THA)

L 2–11

  RPC (RPC)

L 7–7*

  China (CHN)

L 1–8

  Great Britain

L 4–6

5 Did not advance

CyclingEdit

Argentina sent one male cyclist after successfully getting a slot in the 2018 UCI Nations Ranking Allocation quota for the Americas.[2][3][4]

RoadEdit

Men's road
Athlete Event Time Rank
Maximiliano Ramon Gomez Road race B -1 LAP 6
Time trial B 46:59.35 5
Rodrigo Fernando Lopez Road race C1–3 -2 LAP 36
Time trial C1 30:01.61 9
Women's road
Athlete Event Time Rank
Mariela Delgado Road race C4–5 2:31:14 7
Time trial C5 43:19.82 7

TrackEdit

Men's track
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Maximiliano Ramon Gomez Individual pursuit B 4:27.874 8 Did not advance
Time trial B 1:05.178 7
Rodrigo Fernando Lopez Individual pursuit C1 4:17.864 9 Did not advance
Time trial C1–3 1:17.192 17
Women's track
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Mariela Delgado Individual pursuit C5 4:07.960 7 Did not advance
Time trial C4–5 38.892 9

Football 5-a-sideEdit

Argentina secured a qualification slot in the 2019 Americas Regional Championships after being defeated by Brazil who are already qualified by winning at the 2018 IBSA World Blind Football Championship.[5]

Team Event Group stage Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition

Score

Opposition

Score

Opposition

Score

Rank Opposition

Score

Opposition

Score

Rank
Argentina men's Men's tournament   MoroccoW 2–1   SpainW 2–0   ThailandW 3–0 3   ChinaW 2–0   BrazilL 0–1  

JudoEdit

Three Argentine judoka have qualified to compete at the Games.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage
round 1
Repechage
round 2
Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Eduardo Gauto Gallegos -66kg   Seto (JPN)

L 00–11

Did not advance 9
Rodolfo Ramirez -73kg   Nagai (JPN)

L 00–10

Did not advance 9
Women
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Laura Gonzalez -57kg N/A   Araújo (BRA)

L 00–10

Did not advance   Hirose (JPN)

L 00–10

Did not advance 7


ParacanoeingEdit

Argentina has qualified two athletes.

Athlete Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Emilio Ariel Atamanuk Men's KL2 49.095 5 SF 45.316 4 FB 45.459 10
Men's VL3 53.675 2 SF 52.106 4 FB 53.531 9
Lucas Nicolas Diaz Men's KL1 57.033 5 SF 53.105 4 FB 54.345 10

RowingEdit

Argentina qualified one boats in the women's single sculls events for the games by winning the silver medal at the 2021 FISA Americas Qualification Regatta in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Brenda Sardon Women's single sculls 13:09.17 3 R 12:01.15 3 FB 13:14.45 8

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); R=Repechage

SwimmingEdit

Nine Argentina swimmer has successfully entered the paralympic slot after breaking the MQS.[6][7]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Inaki Basiloff 50m freestyle S7 30.27 11 Did not advance
400m freestyle S7 4:46.17 3 Q 4:38.99 4
100m backstroke S7 1:15.43 8 Q 1:15.00 7
50m butterfly S7 30.96 7 Q 30.47 7
200m individual medley SM7 2:33.23 2 Q 2:31.62 4
Pipo Carlomagno 100m backstroke S7 1:09.12 1 Q 1:08.83  
100m breaststroke SB6 1:27.53 10 Did not advance
200m individual medley SM7 2:42.43 8 Q 2:41.55 8
Matias de Andrade 100m backstroke S6 1:14.38 2 Q 1:15.40  
50m butterfly S6 35.77 13 Did not advance
Lautaro Daniel Maidana Cancinos 100m backstroke S14 1:05.50 15 Did not advance
100m butterfly S14 59.67 17 Did not advance
Lucas Nicolas Poggi 100m backstroke S7 1:14.53 7 Q 1:15.22 8
Nicolas Rivero 100m breaststroke SB4 1:46:69 5 Q 1:46.52 6
Women
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Nadia Baez 50m freestyle S11 34.11 12 Did not advance
400m freestyle S11 DSQ Did not advance
100m breaststroke SB11 1:31.00 5 Q 1:30.77 5
200m individual medley SM11 3:22.90 12 Did not advance
Daniela Gimenez 100m breaststroke SB9 1:18.88 3 Q 1:18.70 4
200m individual medley SM9 2:40.94 6 Q 2:39.60 8
Elizabeth Noriega 100m freestyle S5 1:35.46 12 Did not advance
200m freestyle S5 3:30.65 10 Did not advance
50m backstroke S5 50.70 12 Did not advance
Analuz Pellitero 100m freestyle S12 1.09.11 9 Did not advance
100m backstroke S12 N/A 1:17.78 7

Table tennisEdit

Argentina entered three athletes into the table tennis competition at the games. Gabriel Copola & Mauro Depergola qualified from 2019 Parapan American Games which was held in Lima, Peru and Maria Garrone via World Ranking allocation.[8]

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary round Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Fernando Eberhardt Individual C1   Young-dae (KOR)

L 0–3

  Falco (ITA)

L 2–3

3 Did not advance
Gabriel Copola Individual C3   Merrien (FRA)

L 0–3

  Laowong (THA)

W 3–2

2 Q   Glinbancheun (THA)

L 0–3

Did not advance 9
Mauro Depergola Individual C5   Urhaug (NOR)

L 0–3

  Palikuća (SRB)

L 0–3

3 Did not advance
Gabriel Copola
Mauro Depergola
Fernando Eberhardt
Team C4-5 N/A   NigeriaL 1-2 Did not advance 9
Women
Athlete Event Group Stage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Maria Garrone Individual C1-2   Rossi (ITA)

L 1–3

  Lafaye (FRA)

W 3–0

N/A 2 Q   Jing (CHN)

L 0–3

Did not advance 5
Veronica Soledad Blanco Individual C3   Brunelli (ITA)

L 0–3

  Sigala (MEX)

L 1–3

  Mužinić (CRO)

L 0–3

4 Did not advance
Maria Garrone
Veronica Soledad Blanco
Team C1-3 N/A   ChinaL 0-2 Did not advance 5

TaekwondoEdit

Argentina qualified one athlete to compete at the Paralympics competition. Juan Eduardo Samorano will compete at men's –75 kg class by winning the gold medal at the 2020 Americas Qualification Tournament in San José, Costa Rica.[9]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Juan Samorano Men's −75 kg   Shvets (UKR)
W 52–20
  Dombayev (KAZ)
L 25–27
Did not advance   Kudo (JPN)

W 42–22

  Dombayev (KAZ)
W 12–13
 

Wheelchair tennisEdit

Argentina qualified four players entries for wheelchair tennis. Gustavo Fernandez qualified by winning the gold medal at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. Meanwhile, three other athletes qualified by world rankings.

Athlete Event First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ezequiel Casco Men's singles   Dunn (AUS)

W 6–0, 6–0

  Miki (JPN)

L 3–6, 1–6

Did not advance 17
Gustavo Fernández N/A   Tur (ESP)

W 6–1, 6–0

  Vandorpe (BEL)

W 6–2, 6–1

  Reid (GBR)

L 5–7, 6–3, 1–6

Did not advance 5
Agustin Ledesma   de la Puente (ESP)

L 1–6, 1–6

Did not advance 33
Maria Florencia Moreno Women's singles   Kamiji (JPN)

L 0–6, 1–6

Did not advance 17

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2020.
  2. ^ "2020 Paralympic Games Qualification System - UCI Nations Ranking Allocation" (PDF). uci.org. 19 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Qualification Guide - Appendix 1 UCI Para-cycling Road and Track Combined Nations Ranking" (PDF). uci.org. 19 July 2019.
  4. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Brazil recapture Copa America". International Paralympic Committee. 11 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Calculation of Swimming Slots for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 24 April 2020. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2020-07-17.
  7. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  8. ^ "2019 Para Table Tennis Calendar". International Table Tennis Federation. 16 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Pan Am Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics goes ahead in Costa Rica". World Taekwondo. 10 March 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-03-11.