Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Canada is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Since the nation's debut in 1900, Canadian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow because of the country's support for United States-led boycott.

Canada at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Canada.svg
IOC codeCAN
NOCCanadian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ca
in Tokyo, Japan
24 July–9 August
Competitors206 in 21 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of quotas earned per sport so far. The numbers below do not represent the final team size.

Sport Men Women Total
Archery 1 0 1
Artistic swimming 0 8 8
Athletics 0 4 4
Basketball 0 12 12
Canoeing 6 6 12
Cycling 4 2 6
Diving 1 5 6
Equestrian TBD TBD 6
Field hockey 16 0 16
Football 0 18 18
Gymnastics 1 5 6
Rowing 2 18 20
Rugby sevens 12 12 24
Sailing 5 4 9
Shooting 0 1 1
Softball 0 15 15
Sport climbing 1 0 1
Swimming 4 11 15
Taekwondo 0 1 1
Volleyball 12 2 14
Water polo 0 11 11
Total 65 135 206

ArcheryEdit

Canada qualified one archer for the men’s individual recurve, by winning the gold medal at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[1]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Men's individual

Artistic swimmingEdit

Canada is scheduled to enter a squad of eight artistic swimmers to compete in the women's duet and team event by winning the gold medal at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[2]

Athlete Event Technical routine Free routine (preliminary) Free routine (final)
Points Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank
 
 
Duet
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Team N/A

AthleticsEdit

Canadian 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):[3][4] The team will be selected based on the results of the 2020 Canadian Olympic Track & Field Trials.

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 Final
Result Rank Result Rank
 
 
 
 
Women's 4 × 400 m relay

BasketballEdit

Summary
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
Canada women's Women's tournament







Women's tournamentEdit

Canada women's basketball team qualified for the Olympics as one of two highest-ranked eligible squads at the Ostend meet of the 2020 FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament.[5]

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

CanoeingEdit

SlalomEdit

Canadian canoeists qualified one boat for each of the following classes through the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain.[6]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Men's C-1
Men's K-1
Women's K-1

SprintEdit

Canada qualified three boats and nine athlete spots (four each in men's and women's kayak, and one in women's canoe) at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.[7]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
Men's K-4 500 m
  Women's C-1 200 m
 
 
 
 
Women's K-4 500 m

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

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Canada entered a squad of five riders (three men and two women) to compete in their respective Olympic road races, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) and her top 100 individual (for women) in the UCI World Ranking.[8]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race
Men's time trial
  Men's road race
 
  Women's road race
Women's time trial
  Women's road race
Women's time trial

Mountain bikingEdit

Canada entered one mountain biker to compete in the men's cross-country race, by winning the 2019 Pan American Championships.

Athlete Event Time Rank
Men's cross-country

DivingEdit

Canadian divers qualified for the following individual spots and synchronized teams through the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
  Men's 10 m platform
  Women's 3 m springboard
 
  Women's 10 m platform
 
 
 
Women's 3 m synchronized springboard N/A

EquestrianEdit

Canadian equestrians qualified a full squad in team dressage competition through the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[9][10] Meanwhile, two eventing spots were awarded to the Canadian equestrians based on the results in the individual FEI Olympic rankings for Group E (North America and Caribbean).

On December 17, 2019, the show jumping team was officially dropped from the Games over a positive drug test by rider Nicole Walker for cocaine; hence, one individual jumping spot was awarded to the Canadian equestrians by finishing among the top fifteen and securing the last of four available slots at the Pan American Games.[11]

DressageEdit

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Special Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Score Rank Technical Artistic Score Rank
    Individual N/A
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualifed for the final; q = Qualifed for the final as a lucky loser

EventingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   

JumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual

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
Canada men's Men's tournament

Men's tournamentEdit

Canada men's field hockey team qualified for the Olympics by securing one of the seven tickets available and defeating Ireland in a two-legged playoff at the Vancouver leg of the 2019 FIH Olympic Qualifiers.[12]

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   Belgium 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   Netherlands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Great Britain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   South Africa 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.
25 July 2020 (2020-07-25)
19:00
Canada   v   Germany

27 July 2020 (2020-07-27)
11:45
Great Britain   v   Canada

28 July 2020 (2020-07-28)
20:45
Netherlands   v   Canada

30 July 2020 (2020-07-30)
10:00
Belgium   v   Canada

31 July 2020 (2020-07-31)
12:15
Canada   v   South Africa

Football (soccer)Edit

Summary

Key:

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

Women's tournamentEdit

Canada women's football team qualified for the Olympics by reaching the finals of the 2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship in Carson, California.[13]

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

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Canada fielded a squad of five gymnasts (one man and four woman) into the Olympic competition. The women's team secured a place by finishing second out of nine nations eligible for qualification in the team all-around at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[14][15] Meanwhile, an additional berth was awarded to a lone Canadian male gymnast, who participated in the individual all-around and apparatus events at the same tournament.

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
All-around
Women
Team
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
  Team N/A
  N/A
  N/A
  N/A
Total

TrampolineEdit

Canada qualified one gymnast for the women's trampoline by finishing in the top eight at the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan.[16]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Women's

RowingEdit

Canada qualified six boats for the following classes at the 2019 FISA World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria.[17][18][19][20][21]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
Pair
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Single sculls
 
 
Double sculls
 
 
Pair N/A
 
 
 
 
Four N/A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eight N/A

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

Rugby sevensEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Canada national rugby sevens team qualified by winning the 2019 RAN Sevens tournament in George Town, Cayman Islands.[22][23]

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

Women's tournamentEdit

Canada women's national rugby sevens team qualified by securing one of the top four spots at the 2018–19 World Rugby Women's Sevens Series.[24]

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

SailingEdit

Canadian 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.[25][26][27]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Finn N/A
 
 
470 N/A
 
 
49er
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
 
 
49erFX

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

ShootingEdit

Canadian shooters achieved one quota place for the following event by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, 2018 Shooting Championships of the Americas, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series and the 2019 Pan American Games. Athletes named to the team must have obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[28]

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

SoftballEdit

Canada women's national softball team qualified by placing second at the WSBC American Qualification Event, held in Surrey, British Columbia.[29]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 15 players

Sport climbingEdit

Canada qualified one sport climber. Sean McColl secured one of the quota places available in the men's combined event at the 2019 IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan.[30]

Athlete Event Qualification Total Final Total
Speed Lead Bouldering Speed Lead Bouldering
Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Sean McColl Men's

SwimmingEdit

Canadian swimmers 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)):[31][32] To secure their nomination to the Olympic team, swimmers must finish in the top two of each individual pool event under the FINA Olympic qualifying A standard at the Canadian Olympic Trials (March 30 to April 5) in Toronto, Ontario.[33]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m freestyle relay N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 200 m freestyle relay N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay N/A
Mixed
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay

TaekwondoEdit

Canada entered one athlete into the taekwondo competition at the Games. Skylar Park qualified directly for the women's lightweight category (57 kg) by finishing among the top five taekwondo practitioners at the end of the WT Olympic Rankings.

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Skylar Park Women's −57 kg

VolleyballEdit

BeachEdit

Canada qualified a women's beach volleyball pair by winning the gold medal at the 2019 FIVB World Championships in Hamburg, Germany.[34]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Standing Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
 
 
Women's  
 
 
 

IndoorEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Canada men's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the pool round and securing an outright berth at the North American Olympic Qualification Tournament in Vancouver.[35]

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   Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
2   Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Venezuela 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 31 January 2020. Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.


25 July 2020 (2020-07-25)
09:00
Italy     Canada Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

27 July 2020 (2020-07-27)
19:40
Japan     Canada Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

29 July 2020 (2020-07-29)
09:00
Canada     Iran Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

31 July 2020 (2020-07-31)
09:00
Canada     Venezuela Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

2 August 2020 (2020-08-02)
09:00
Poland     Canada Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

Water poloEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

Canada women's national water polo team qualified for the Olympics by winning the silver medal, and securing a berth as the highest ranked non-qualified team, at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, signifying the country's return to the sport for the first time since Athens 2004.[36]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 11 players

See alsoEdit

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