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Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics will be held during the last ten days of the Games, from 31 July – 9 August 2020, at the Olympic Stadium. The sport of athletics in the 2020 Summer Olympics is to be split into three distinct sets of events: track and field events, road running events, and racewalking events. A total of 48 events will be held, one more than in 2016, with the addition of a mixed relay event.[1]

Athletics
at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
VenueNew National Stadium
Imperial Palace Garden
Dates31 July – 9 August
No. of events48
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Competition scheduleEdit

In the tables below, M stands for morning and A for afternoon.

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Event schedule
DAY ONE – FRIDAY, JULY 31ST
Time (JST) Event Division Round
6:00 – 7:35 20km Race Walk Men's Final
9:00 – 12:30 3000m Steeplechase Men's Round 1
9:00 – 12:30 800m Women's Round 1
9:00 – 12:30 400m Hurdles Men's Round 1
9:00 – 12:30 100m Women's Round 1
19:00 – 21:10 5000m Women's Round 1
19:00 – 21:10 4x400m Relay Mixed Round 1
19:00 – 21:10 10,000m Men's Final
Field Events
9:00 – 12:30 Discus Throw Men's Qualification Round
9:00 – 12:30 High Jump Men's Qualification Round
19:00 – 21:10 Triple Jump Women's Qualification Round
19:00 – 21:10 Shot Put Women's Qualification Round
End of Day 1
DAY TWO – SATURDAY, AUGUST 1ST
Time (JST) Event Division Round
9:00 – 12:00 400m Hurdles Women's Round 1
9:00 – 12:00 800m Men's Round 1
9:00 – 12:00 100m Hurdles Women's Qualification Round
9:00 – 12:00 100m Men's Preliminary Round
19:00 – 21:55 100m Women's Semifinals
19:00 – 21:55 100m Men's Round 1
19:00 – 21:55 800m Women's Semifinals
19:00 – 21:55 4x400m Relay Mixed Final
19:00 – 21:55 100m Women's Finals
Field Events
9:00 – 12:00 Discus Throw Women's Qualification Round
9:00 – 12:00 Pole Vault Men's Qualification Round
19:00 – 21:55 Long Jump Men's Qualification Round
19:00 – 21:55 Discus Throw Men's Final
End of Day 2
DAY THREE – SUNDAY, AUGUST 2ND
Time (JST) Event Division Round
6:00 – 12:00 Marathon Women's Final
6:00 – 12:00 3000m Steeplechase Women's Round 1
6:00 – 12:00 400m Men's Round 1
19:00 – 21:55 100m Men's Semifinals
19:00 – 21:55 100m Hurdles Women's Semifinals
19:00 – 21:55 800m Men's Semifinals
19:00 – 21:55 400m Hurdles Men's Semifinals
19:00 – 21:55 100m Men's Finals
Field Events
6:00 – 12:00 Hammer Throw Women's Qualification Round
6:00 – 12:00 Long Jump Women's Qualification Round
6:00 – 12:00 Shot Put Women's Final
19:00 – 21:55 High Jump Men's Final
19:00 – 21:55 Triple Jump Women's Final
End of Day 3
DAY FOUR – MONDAY, AUGUST 3RD
Time (JST) Event Division Round
9:00 – 11:55 1500m Women's Round 1
9:00 – 11:55 200m Women's Round 1
9:00 – 11:55 100m Hurdles Women's final
19:00 – 22:00 200m Women's Semifinals
19:00 – 22:00 400m Men's Semifinals
19:00 – 22:00 400m Hurdles Women's Semifinals
19:00 – 22:00 3000m Steeplechase Men's Final
19:00 – 22:00 5000m Women's Final
Field Events
9:00 – 11:55 Hammer Throw Men's Qualification Round
9:00 – 11:55 Long Jump Men's Final
19:00 – 22:00 Pole Vault Women's Qualification Round
19:00 – 22:00 Discus Throw Women's Final
End of Day 4
DAY FIVE – TUESDAY, AUGUST 4TH
Time (JST) Event Division Round
9:00 – 12:35 1500m Men's Round 1
9:00 – 12:35 400m Women's Round 1
9:00 – 12:35 200m Men's Round 1
9:00 – 12:35 400m Hurdles Men's Finals
19:00 – 21:55 110m Hurdles Men's Round 1
19:00 – 21:55 5000m Men's Round 1
19:00 – 21:55 200m Men's Semifinals
19:00 – 21:55 800m Women's Final
19:00 – 21:55 200m Women's Final
Field Events
9:00 – 12:35 Triple Jump Men's Qualification Round
9:00 – 12:35 Javelin Throw Women's Qualification Round
9:00 – 12:35 Long Jump Women's Final
19:00 – 21:55 Shot Put Men's Qualification Round
19:00 – 21:55 Pole Vault Men's Final
19:00 – 21:55 Hammer Throw Women's Final
End of Day 5
DAY SIX – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5TH
Time (JST) Event Division Round
9:00 – 12:15 Decathlon 100m Men's Decathlon
9:00 – 12:15 Heptathlon 100m Hurdles Women's Heptathlon
9:00 – 12:15 110m Hurdles Men's Semifinals
9:00 – 12:15 400m Hurdles Women's Final
18:30 – 22:00 1500m Women's Semifinals
18:30 – 22:00 400m Women's Semifinals
18:30 – 22:00 3000m Steeplechase Women's Final
18:30 – 22:00 Heptathlon 200m Women's Heptathlon
18:30 – 22:00 800m Men's Final
9:00 – 12:15 Decathlon 400m Men's Decathlon
18:30 – 22:00 200m Men's Final
Field Events
9:00 – 12:15 Decathlon Long Jump Men's Decathlon
9:00 – 12:15 Heptathlon High Jump Women's Heptathlon
9:00 – 12:15 Decathlon Shot Put Men's Decathlon
18:30 – 22:00 Decathlon High Jump Men's Decathlon
18:30 – 22:00 Heptathlon Shot Put Women's Heptathlon
18:30 – 22:00 Hammer Throw Men's Final
End of Day 6
DAY SEVEN – THURSDAY, AUGUST 6TH
Time (JST) Event Division Round
9:00 – 14:50 Decathlon 110m Hurdles Men's Decathlon
9:00 – 14:50 4x100m Relay Women's Round 1
9:00 – 14:50 4x100m Relay Men's Round 1
9:00 – 14:50 110m Hurdles Men's Final
9:00 – 14:50 Decathlon Pole Vault Men's Decathlon
19:00 – 21:45 4x400m Relay Women's Semifinals
19:00 – 21:45 1500m Men's Semifinals
19:00 – 21:45 400m Men's Finals
19:00 – 21:45 Heptathlon 800m Women's Heptathlon
19:00 – 21:45 Decathlon 1500m Men's Decathlon
Field Events
9:00 – 14:50 High Jump Women's Qualifying Round
9:00 – 14:50 Heptathlon Long Jump Women's Heptathlon
9:00 – 14:50 Decathlon Discus Throw Men's Decathlon
9:00 – 14:50 Triple Jump Men's Final
9:00 – 14:50 Shot Put Men's Final
9:00 – 14:50 Heptathlon Javelin Throw Women's Heptathlon
19:00 – 21:45 Decathlon Javelin Throw Men's Decathlon
19:00 – 21:45 Pole Vault Women's Final
End of Day 7
DAY EIGHT – FRIDAY, AUGUST 7TH
Time (JST) Event Division Round
6:00 – 7:45 20km Race Walk Women's Final
20:00 – 22:55 4x400m Relay Men's Round 1
20:00 – 22:55 5000m Men's Final
20:00 – 22:55 400m Women's Final
20:00 – 22:55 1500m Women's Final
20:00 – 22:55 4x100m Relay Women's Final
20:00 – 22:55 4x100m Relay Men's Final
Field Events
20:00 – 22:55 Javelin Throw Women's Final
End of Day 8
DAY NINE – SATURDAY, AUGUST 8TH
Time (JST) Event Division Round
5:30 – 10:00 50km Race Walk Men's Final
19:00 – 22:20 10,000m Women's Final
19:00 – 22:20 1500m Men's Final
19:00 – 22:20 4x400m Women's Final
19:00 – 22:20 4x400m Men's Final
Field Events
19:00 – 22:20 High Jump Women's Final
19:00 – 22:20 Javelin Throw Men's Final
End of Day 9
DAY TEN – SUNDAY, AUGUST 9TH
Time (JST) Event Division Round
6:00 – 8:45 Marathon Men's Final
End of Day 10

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QualificationEdit

The 2020 athletics qualifying system for individual events was fundamentally different from previous versions. Instead of being based on set qualifying standards, the new qualifying system was primarily based on IAAF World Rankings. Qualifying standards provided an alternate pathway, but are to be set high enough that only exceptional performances will meet them. Maximum entries per event were set (unlike previous years where entries were based on how many athletes met the qualifying standard), with the world rankings being used to fill the quota after the standards-based entrants and universality entrants are set.[3][4]

For relays, the qualification is similar to previous years. Eight teams will be selected through the results of a world competition (here, the 2019 World Championships in Athletics) and eight more selected through rankings.[3][4]

Event Men Women
100 metres 10.05 11.15
200 metres 20.24 22.80
400 metres 44.90 51.35
800 metres 1:45.20 1:59.50
1500 metres 3:35.00 4:04.20
5000 metres 13:13.50 15:10.00
10,000 metres 27:28.00 31:25.00
Marathon 2:11:30 2:29:30
3000 metres steeplechase 8:22.00 9:30.00
110/100 metre hurdles 13.32 12.84
400 metres hurdles 48.90 55.40
High jump 2.33 m (7 ft 7 12 in) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Pole vault 5.80 m (19 ft 14 in) 4.70 m (15 ft 5 in)
Long jump 8.22 m (26 ft 11 12 in) 6.82 m (22 ft 4 12 in)
Triple jump 17.14 m (56 ft 2 34 in) 14.32 m (46 ft 11 34 in)
Shot put 21.10 m (69 ft 2 12 in) 18.50 m (60 ft 8 14 in)
Discus throw 66.00 m (216 ft 6 14 in) 63.50 m (208 ft 4 in)
Hammer throw 77.50 m (254 ft 3 in) 72.50 m (237 ft 10 14 in)
Javelin throw 85.00 m (278 ft 10 14 in) 64.00 m (209 ft 11 12 in)
Decathlon/Heptathlon 8350 points 6420 points
20 kilometres race walk 1:21:00 1:31:00
50 kilometres race walk 3:50:00

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Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
200 metres
details
400 metres
details
800 metres
details
1500 metres
details
5000 metres
details
10,000 metres
details
110 metres hurdles
details
400 metres hurdles
details
3000 metres steeplechase
details
4 × 100 metres relay
details
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Marathon
details
20 kilometres walk
details
50 kilometres walk
details
High jump
details
Pole vault
details
Long jump
details
Triple jump
details
Shot put
details
Discus throw
details
Hammer throw
details
Javelin throw
details
Decathlon
details

* Indicates the athlete only competed in the preliminary heats and received medals.

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
200 metres
details
400 metres
details
800 metres
details
1500 metres
details
5000 metres
details
10,000 metres
details
100 metres hurdles
details
400 metres hurdles
details
3000 metres steeplechase
details
4 × 100 metres relay
details
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Marathon
details
20 kilometres walk
details
High jump
details
Pole vault
details
Long jump
details
Triple jump
details
Shot put
details
Discus throw
details
Hammer throw
details
Javelin throw
details
Heptathlon
details

* Indicates the athlete only competed in the preliminary heats and received medals.

MixedEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
4 × 400 metres relay
details

* Indicates the athlete only competed in the preliminary heats and received medals.

RecordsEdit

ParticipationEdit

Participating nationsEdit

CompetitorsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tokyo 2020: Athletics". Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  2. ^ Olympic Competition Schedule – This page presents the Olympic Games competition schedule by session, outlining the start time and finish time of each session for the Games tickets. This competition schedule is subject to change. Click or tap the schedule for detailed information. 2020 Olympics
  3. ^ a b "Qualification system for Tokyo 2020 Olympics published by IAAF". Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Qualification System – Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Athletics". IAAF.
  5. ^ "IAAF Council has approved the qualification system and entry standards". IAAF. 10 March 2019.