Italy at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Italy 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.[1] 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
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IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors192 in 20 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

CompetitorsEdit

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.[2] 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.[3]

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

AthleticsEdit

Italian athletes further 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):[4][5]

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
 
 
 
 
Men's 4 × 400 m relay
 
 
 
 
Women's 4 × 100 m relay

CanoeingEdit

SlalomEdit

Italian 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 K-1
Women's C-1
Women's K-1

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.[7]

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank 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)

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Italy entered a squad of nine riders (five men and four women) to compete in their respective Olympic road races, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) and top 22 (for women) in the UCI World Ranking.[8]

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
  Road race
Time trial
  Road race
Time trial
  Road race
 
 
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
  Road race
Time trial
  Road race
 
 

TrackEdit

Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Italian riders accumulated spots for both men and women in team pursuit, omnium, and madison, based on their country's results in the final UCI Olympic rankings.

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Rank Opponent
Results
Rank
 
 
 
 
Men's team pursuit
 
 
 
 
Women's team pursuit
Omnium
Athlete Event Scratch Race Tempo Race Elimination Race Points Race Total points Rank
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
Men's omnium
Women's omnium
Madison
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
 
 
Men's madison
 
 
Women's madison

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.[9] Meanwhile, one jumping rider was added to the Italian roster by finishing in the top two, outside the group selection, of the individual FEI Olympic Rankings for Groups B (South Western Europe).[10]

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

JumpingEdit

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

FencingEdit

Italian fencers qualified a full squad each in the team foil, team sabre, and the men's team épée at the Games, by finishing among the top four nations in the FIE Olympic Team Rankings, while the women's épée team claimed the spot as the highest-ranked nation from the European zone outside the world's top four.[11]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
  Épée
 
 
 
 
 
Team épée N/A
  Foil
 
 
 
 
 
Team foil N/A
  Sabre
 
 
 
 
 
Team sabre N/A
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
  Épée
 
 
 
 
 
Team épée N/A
  Foil
 
 
 
 
 
Team foil N/A
  Sabre
 
 
 
 
 
Team sabre N/A

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Italy fielded a full squad of five gymnasts (one man and four women) into the Olympic competition. The women's squad finished fifth out of nine nations eligible for qualification in the team all-around to assure its Olympic berth at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. On the men's side, Rio 2016 Olympian Ludovico Edalli and rookie Marco Lodadio booked their spots in the individual all-around and apparatus events at the same tournament, with the latter bagging the silver medal in the rings exercise.[12]

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


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.[13] Two more rhythmic gymnasts were added to the roster by finishing in the top sixteen of the individual all-around at the 2019 World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.[14]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank
  Individual
 
Athletes Event Qualification Final
5 apps 3+2 apps Total Rank 5 apps. 3+2 apps Total Rank
 
 
 
 
 
Group

KarateEdit

Italy entered four karateka into the inaugural Olympic tournament. 2018 world champion Angelo Crescenzo (men's 67 kg), runner-up Luigi Busà (men's 75 kg), and bronze medalists Mattia Busato (men's kata) and Viviana Bottaro (women's kata) qualified directly for their respective kumite and kata categories by finishing among the top four karateka at the end of the combined WKF Olympic Rankings.[15][16]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Angelo Crescenzo Men's −67 kg
Luigi Busà Men's −75 kg
Mattia Busato Men's kata
Viviana Bottaro Women's kata

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.[17]

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.[18][19][20]

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.[21][22]

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.[23]

On March 2, 2020, the Italian Shotgun Federation officially announced the names of skeet shooters to compete in Tokyo 2020, namely defending champions Gabriele Rossetti and Diana Bacosi, Beijing 2008 gold medalist Chiara Cainero, and rookie Tammaro Cassandro.[24]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Tammaro Cassandro Skeet
Gabriele Rossetti
Kris Joseph Caraccioli 10 m air rifle
  50 m rifle 3 positions
 
10 m air pistol
25 m rapid fire pistol
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Diana Bacosi Skeet
Chiara Cainero
  Trap
 

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.[25]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 15 players
Group play
Team W L RS RA WIN% GB Tiebreaker
  Australia 0 0 0 0 .000
  Canada 0 0 0 0 .000
  Italy 0 0 0 0 .000
  Japan 0 0 0 0 .000
  Mexico 0 0 0 0 .000
  United States 0 0 0 0 .000
21 July 12:00
Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 July 15:00
Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 July 20:00
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 July 20:00
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 July 14:30
Yokohama Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
  Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Sport climbingEdit

Italy entered three sport climbers 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.[26] On the women's side, 18-year-old Laura Rogora finished in the top six of those eligible for qualification at the IFSC World Olympic Qualifying Event in Toulouse, France, earning a quota place and joining with Fossali on the Italian roster.[27][28] The third and final slot was awarded to Michael Piccolruaz, after accepting an unused berth, as the next highest-ranked sport climber vying for qualification on the men's side at the Worlds.[29]

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
Michael Piccolruaz
Laura Rogora Women'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)):[30][31] To assure their selection to the Olympic team, swimmers must finish in the top two of the final (or in heat-declared winner races on time for long-distance freestyle) inside the federation's target standards at the 2019 Italian Open Championships (December 12 to 14) and at the 2020 Italian Absolute Championships (March 17 to 21).[32]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nicolò Martinenghi 100 m breaststroke
Gregorio Paltrinieri 1500 m freestyle N/A
10 km open water N/A
Mario Sanzullo 10 km open water 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
Margherita Panziera 200 m backstroke
Simona Quadarella 1500 m freestyle N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay N/A
Mixed
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay

TaekwondoEdit

Italy entered one athlete into the taekwondo competition at the Games for the first time since London 2012. Vito Dell'Aquila qualified directly for the men's flyweight category (58 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
Vito Dell'Aquila Men's −58 kg

VolleyballEdit

BeachEdit

Italy men's beach volleyball pair qualified for the Games by advancing to the final match and securing an outright berth at the 2019 FIVB World Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Haiyang, China.[33]

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

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.[34]

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.


24 July 2021 (2021-07-24)
09:00
v
Italy   v   Canada Ariake Arena, Tokyo


26 July 2021 (2021-07-26)
14:20
v
Poland   v   Italy Ariake Arena, Tokyo


28 July 2021 (2021-07-28)
19:40
v
Japan   v   Italy Ariake Arena, Tokyo


30 July 2021 (2021-07-30)
19:40
v
Italy   v   Iran Ariake Arena, Tokyo


1 August 2021 (2021-08-01)
16:25
v
Italy   v   Venezuela Ariake Arena, Tokyo

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.[35]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 12 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers


25 July 2021 (2021-07-25)
09:00
v
Russia   v   Italy Ariake Arena, Tokyo


27 July 2021 (2021-07-27)
16:25
v
Italy   v   Turkey Ariake Arena, Tokyo


29 July 2021 (2021-07-29)
09:00
v
Italy   v   Argentina Ariake Arena, Tokyo


31 July 2021 (2021-07-31)
21:45
v
China   v   Italy Ariake Arena, Tokyo


2 August 2021 (2021-08-02)
11:05
v
United States   v   Italy Ariake Arena, Tokyo

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.[36]

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

WrestlingEdit

Italy qualified one wrestler for the men's freestyle 74 kg into the Olympic competition, as a result of his top six finish at the 2019 World Championships.

Key:

  • 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.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Frank Chamizo −74 kg

See alsoEdit

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