Austria at the 2020 Summer Olympics
Austria 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. It will be the nation's twenty-eighth appearance at the Summer Olympics.
|Austria at the|
2020 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Austrian Olympic Committee|
|in Tokyo, Japan|
|Competitors||34 in 10 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
|Run 1||Rank||Run 2||Rank||Best||Rank||Time||Rank||Time||Rank|
Austria entered a squad of four riders (three men and one woman) to compete in their respective Olympic road races, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) and her top 100 individual finish (for women) in the UCI World Ranking.
|Men's road race|
|Men's time trial|
|Men's road race|
|Women's road race|
Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Austrian riders accumulated spots in the men's omnium and madison based on their country's results in the final UCI Olympic rankings.
|Athlete||Event||Scratch Race||Tempo Race||Elimination Race||Points Race||Total points||Rank|
Austria entered one mountain biker to compete in the women's cross-country race with a gold-medal victory in the under-23 division at the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada.
Austria entered one eventing rider into the Olympic equestrian competition by securing the last of six available slots, outside the group and continental selection, in the individual FEI Olympic rankings. Meanwhile, a composite squad of three dressage riders was formed and thereby added to the Austrian roster by receiving a spare berth freed up by one of two nations, unable to fulfill the NOC Certificate of Capability, based on their individual results in the FEI Olympic rankings at the end of 2019 season.
|Athlete||Horse||Event||Grand Prix||Grand Prix Special||Grand Prix Freestyle||Overall|
Qualification Legend: Q = Qualified for the final; q = Qualified for the final as a lucky loser
Austria entered one artistic gymnast into the Olympic competition. Elisa Hämmerle booked a spot in the women's individual all-around and apparatus events, by finishing eleventh out of the twenty gymnasts eligible for qualification at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.
Austria qualified one boat in the women's single sculls for the Games by finishing third in the B-final and securing the last of nine berths available at the 2019 FISA World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria.
|Women's single sculls|
Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage
On March 6, 2020, the Austrian Olympic Committee announced the first set of sailors to compete at the Enoshima regatta, namely Rio 2016 bronze medalist Tanja Frank and her new partner Lorena Abicht in the women's 49erFX class.
|Athlete||Event||Race||Net points||Final rank|
||Mixed Nacra 17|
M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race
Austrian 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, European Championships or Games, and European Qualifying Tournament, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by 31 May 2020.
|Men's 10 m air rifle|
|Women's 10 m air pistol|
Austria entered two sport climbers into the Olympic tournament. Jakob Schubert and Jessica Pilz qualified directly each for the men's and women's combined event, by advancing to the final stage and securing one of the seven provisional berths at the 2019 IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan.
Austrian 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)):
|Felix Auböck||Men's 400 m freestyle||N/A|
|Men's 800 m freestyle||N/A|
|Bernhard Reitshammer||Men's 100 m backstroke|
|Christopher Rothbauer||Men's 200 m breaststroke|
|Lena Grabowski||Women's 200 m backstroke|
|Marlene Kahler||Women's 800 m freestyle||N/A|
|Women's 1500 m freestyle||N/A|
Austria entered three athletes into the table tennis competition at the Games. The women's team secured a berth by advancing to the quarterfinal round of the 2020 World Olympic Qualification Event in Gondomar, Portugal, permitting a maximum of two starters to compete in the women's singles tournament.
|Athlete||Event||Preliminary||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||Round of 16||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Final / BM|
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- "Olympic quota places take shape after first day of slalom heats". International Canoe Federation. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
- "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
- "Tokyo 2020 team and individual quota places confirmed by FEI". FEI. 17 February 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
- "Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2019: Day 2 - as it happened". Olympic Channel. 5 October 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
- "Look who's going to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games". International Rowing Federation. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
- "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
- "Frank/Abicht für Olympia nominiert" [Frank and Abicht nominated for the Olympics] (in German). Austrian Olympic Committee. 6 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
- "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
- "Where do we stand on Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification in sport climbing?". Olympic Channel. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
- "Schubert und Pilz klettern bei WM um Olympia-Ticket" [Schubert and Pilz climbed for the Olympic ticket at the World Championships] (in German). Die Presse. 18 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
- "FINA – Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Qualification". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
- "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 6 March 2021.
- Marshall, Ian (24 January 2020). "2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament: Day Three". ITTF. Retrieved 24 January 2020.