Greece at the 2020 Summer Olympics
Greece 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. Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games of the modern era, alongside Australia, Great Britain, and Switzerland. As the progenitor nation of the Olympic Games and in keeping with tradition, Greece is expected to enter first at the New National Stadium during the opening ceremony.
|Greece at the|
2020 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Hellenic Olympic Committee|
|in Tokyo, Japan|
|Competitors||27 in 7 sports|
|Flag bearer||Anna Korakaki|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
- 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
|Antigoni Drisbioti||Women's 20 km walk|
- Field events
|Miltiadis Tentoglou||Men's long jump|
|Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou||Women's pole vault|
|Paraskevi Papachristou||Women's triple jump|
|Ekaterini Stefanidi||Women's pole vault|
|Polychronis Tzortzakis||Men's road race|
Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Greece entered one rider to compete in the men's omnium based on his final individual UCI Olympic rankings.
|Athlete||Event||Scratch Race||Tempo Race||Elimination Race||Points Race||Total points||Rank|
|Christos Volikakis||Men's omnium|
Greece qualified one boat in the women's coxless pair for the Games by finishing fifth in the B-final and securing the last of eleven berths available at the 2019 FISA World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria.
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
|Athlete||Event||Race||Net points||Final rank|
|Athlete||Event||Race||Net points||Final rank|
|Vasileia Karachaliou||Laser Radial||N/A|
M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race
Greek 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 May 31, 2020.
|Nikolaos Mavrommatis||Men's skeet|
|Anna Korakaki||Women's 10 m air pistol|
|Women's 25 m pistol|
Greek 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)):
|Apostolos Christou||100 m backstroke|
|Konstantinos Englezakis||800 m freestyle||N/A|
|Kristian Gkolomeev||50 m freestyle|
|Apostolos Papastamos||200 m individual medley|
|400 m individual medley||N/A|
|Andreas Vazaios||200 m individual medley|
|4 × 100 m freestyle relay||N/A|
|Anna Ntountounaki||100 m butterfly|
Greece qualified one wrestler for the women's freestyle 53 kg into the Olympic competition, as a result of her top six finish at the 2019 World Championships.
- VT (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by fall.
- VB (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by injury (VF for forfeit, VA for withdrawal or disqualification)
- PP (ranking points: 3–1 or 1–3) – Decision by points – the loser with technical points.
- PO (ranking points: 3–0 or 0–3) – Decision by points – the loser without technical points.
- ST (ranking points: 4–0 or 0–4) – Great superiority – the loser without technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
- SP (ranking points: 4–1 or 1–4) – Technical superiority – the loser with technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
- Women's freestyle
|Athlete||Event||Round of 16||Quarterfinal||Semifinal||Repechage||Final / BM|
|Maria Prevolaraki||−53 kg|
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