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Italy is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Italian athletes have appeared in every Summer Olympics edition of the modern era, with the exception of the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.

Italy at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors123 in 14 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

ArcheryEdit

One Italian archer qualified for the men's individual recurve by reaching the quarterfinal stage and obtaining one of the four available spots at the 2019 World Archery Championships in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.[1] Another Italian archer secured a spot in the women's individual recurve by winning the mixed team title at the 2019 European Games in Minsk, Belarus.[2]

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
Women's individual
 
 
Mixed team N/A

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Italian canoeists qualified two boats in each of the following distances for the Games through the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.[3]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
  Men's K-1 200 m
 
 
Men's K-2 1000 m

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

DivingEdit

Italy entered one diver into the Olympic competition, by finishing in the top twelve of the women's springboard at the 2019 FINA World Championships.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Noemi Batki Women's 10 m platform

EquestrianEdit

Italy fielded a squad of three equestrian riders into the Olympic team eventing competition by securing an outright berth as one of the two top-ranked nations, not yet qualified, at the 2019 European Championships (for Groups A and B) in Luhmühlen, Germany.[4]

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
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A

GymnasticsEdit

RhythmicEdit

Italy qualified a squad of rhythmic gymnasts for the group all-around by virtue of a top-three finish at the 2018 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.[5]

Athletes Event Qualification Final
5 apps 3+2 apps Total Rank 5 apps. 3+2 apps Total Rank
 
 
 
 
 
Group

Modern pentathlonEdit

Italian athletes qualified for the following spots to compete in modern pentathlon. Elena Micheli secured her selection in the women's event with a runner-up finish at the 2019 UIPM World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.[6]

Athlete Event Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Combined: shooting/running
(10 m air pistol)/(3200 m)
Total points Final rank
RR BR Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Elena Micheli Women's

RowingEdit

Italy qualified nine out of fourteen boats for each of the following rowing classes into the Olympic regatta, with the majority of crews confirming Olympic places for their boats at the 2019 FISA World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria.[7][8][9]

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

SailingEdit

Italian sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes at the 2018 Sailing World Championships, bringing the maximum quota of 15 sailors, in ten boats.[10][11]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
RS:X
 
 
470 N/A
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
 
 
470 N/A
Mixed
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
 
 
Nacra 17

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

ShootingEdit

Italian 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.[12]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
10 m air rifle
50 m rifle 3 positions
  Skeet
 
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
  Trap
 
  Skeet
 

SoftballEdit

Italy women's softball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing a lone outright berth at the final match of the WBSC Women's Softball Qualifying Event for Europe and Africa in Utrecht, Netherlands.[13]

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

Sport climbingEdit

Italy entered one sport climber into the Olympic tournament. Ludovico Fossali qualified directly for the men's combined event, by advancing to the final and securing one of the seven provisional berths at the 2019 IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan.[14]

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
Ludovico Fossali Men's

SwimmingEdit

Italian 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)):[15][16]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gregorio Paltrinieri 10 km open water N/A
Mario Sanzullo N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m freestyle relay N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 200 m freestyle relay N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Rachele Bruni 10 km open water N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay N/A
Mixed
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay

VolleyballEdit

IndoorEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Italy men's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by securing an outright berth as the highest-ranked nation for pool C at the Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament in Bari.[17]

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

Women's tournamentEdit

Italy women's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by securing an outright berth as the highest-ranked nation for pool F at the Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament in Catania.[18]

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

Water poloEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Italy men's national water polo team qualified for the Olympics by advancing to the final match and securing an outright berth at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.[19]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bangladesh qualifies its first-ever archer to the Olympic Games". World Archery. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Italy secures women's place at Tokyo 2020 Olympics with mixed team title in Minsk". World Archery. 23 June 2019. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  3. ^ "First round of Olympic canoe sprint quotas allocated". International Canoe Federation. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Ingrid Klimke and Hale Bob do the European double in Luhmühlen medal battle". FEI. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Russia claims Rhythmic Group All-around title". FIG. 15 September 2018. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  6. ^ O'Kane Patrick (6 September 2019). "Silkina wins women's title at UIPM Modern Pentathlon World Championships". Inside the Games. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Plenty of Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, loads of pride at World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  8. ^ "First crews to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics at World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. 27 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  9. ^ "B-finals take on new meaning when Tokyo 2020 spots are available". International Rowing Federation. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  10. ^ "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  11. ^ "First Finn and Men's 470 Tokyo 2020 nations confirmed". World Sailing. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  13. ^ "Italy qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as top softball team across Europe/Africa". World Baseball Softball Confederation. 28 July 2019. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  14. ^ "Where do we stand on Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification in sport climbing?". Olympic Channel. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  15. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  16. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  17. ^ "Italy hop on day's last train to Tokyo". FIVB. 11 August 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Serbia, Italy complete Tokyo 2020 puzzle". FIVB. 4 August 2019. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  19. ^ "Water Polo: Spain and Italy power into men's world water polo final". Reuters. 26 July 2019. Retrieved 26 July 2019.