New Zealand at the 2020 Summer Olympics

New Zealand is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. It will be the nation's twenty-fourth appearance as an independent nation at the Summer Olympics, having made its debut at the 1920 Games and competed at every Games since.

New Zealand at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IOC codeNZL
NOCNew Zealand Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.org.nz
in Tokyo
Competitors159 in 15 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Australasia (1908 · 1912)

ArcheryEdit

Two New Zealand archers qualified for the inaugural mixed team event, along with the men's and women's individual recurve, by virtue of a top national finish at the 2019 Pacific Games in Apia, Western Samoa, marking the country's recurrence to the sport for the first time since Athens 2004.[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
Women's individual
 
 
Mixed team N/A

Artistic swimmingEdit

New Zealand fielded a squad of two artistic swimmers to compete in the women's duet event, by securing an outright berth as the next highest-ranked pair, not yet qualified, for Oceania at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, marking the country's recurrence to the sport for the first time since Beijing 2008.

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

CanoeingEdit

SlalomEdit

New Zealand canoeists qualified one boat for each of the following classes through the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain.[2]

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

New Zealand canoeists qualified three 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
  Women's K-1 200 m
 
 
Women's K-2 500 m
 
 
 
 
Women's K-4 500 m

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

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

New Zealand entered two riders to compete in the men's Olympic road race, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) in the UCI World Ranking.[4]

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

DivingEdit

New Zealand sent one diver into the Olympic competition by winning the gold medal in the women's springboard at the 2019 Oceania Championships in Auckland.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Elizabeth Cui Women's 3 m springboard

EquestrianEdit

New Zealand fielded a squad of three equestrian riders each in the team eventing and jumping competitions through the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina, United States and the International Equestrian Federation (FEI)-designated Olympic jumping qualifier for Group G (South East Asia and Oceania) in Valkenswaard, Netherlands.[5][6] MeanwhIle, one dressage rider was added to the New Zealand roster by finishing in the top two, outside the group selection, of the individual FEI Olympic Rankings for Group G (South East Asia and Oceania).

DressageEdit

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Technical Artistic Score Rank
    Individual

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
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A

JumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team

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
New Zealand men's Men's tournament
New Zealand women's Women's tournament

Men's tournamentEdit

New Zealand men's national field hockey team qualified for the Olympics by securing one of the seven tickets available and defeating South Korea in a playoff at the Stratford leg of the 2019 FIH Olympic Qualifiers.[7]

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   Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Japan (H) 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.
(H) Host.
25 July 2020 (2020-07-25)
10:00
New Zealand   v   India

26 July 2020 (2020-07-26)
20:45
Spain   v   New Zealand

28 July 2020 (2020-07-28)
11:45
Japan   v   New Zealand

29 July 2020 (2020-07-29)
21:15
Australia   v   New Zealand

31 July 2020 (2020-07-31)
19:00
Argentina   v   New Zealand

Women's tournamentEdit

New Zealand women's field hockey team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal on a goal difference over Australia at the 2019 Oceania Cup in Rockhampton, Queensland.[8]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 16 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 26 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.
(H) Host.
26 July 2020 (2020-07-26)
12:15
New Zealand   v   Argentina

27 July 2020 (2020-07-27)
20:45
Japan   v   New Zealand

29 July 2020 (2020-07-29)
11:45
New Zealand   v   Spain

30 July 2020 (2020-07-30)
21:15
New Zealand   v   Australia

1 August 2020 (2020-08-01)
09:30
China   v   New Zealand

FootballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

New Zealand men's football team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the 2019 OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Fiji.[9]

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

Women's tournamentEdit

New Zealand women's football team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the 2018 OFC Women's Nations Cup in New Caledonia.[10]

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

Modern pentathlonEdit

New Zealand qualified one modern pentathlete for the women's event, signifying the country's recurrence to the sport after four decades. Rebecca Jamieson secured her selection as Oceania's top-ranked modern pentathlete at the 2019 Asia & Oceania Championships in Kunming, China.[11]

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
Rebecca Jamieson Women's

RowingEdit

New Zealand 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.[12][13][14]

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

The New Zealand national rugby sevens team qualified for the Olympics by advancing to the quarterfinals in the 2019 London Sevens, securing a top four spot in the 2018–19 World Rugby Sevens Series.[15]

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

Women's tournamentEdit

The New Zealand women's national rugby sevens team qualified for the Olympics by securing a top four position in the 2018–19 World Rugby Women's Sevens Series through winning the penultimate leg.[16]

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

SailingEdit

New Zealand sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, and the continental regattas.[17][18]

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

New Zealand 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, and Oceania Championships, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by 31 May 2020.[19]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
  Women's trap
  Women's skeet

SurfingEdit

New Zealand sent two surfers (one man and one woman) to compete in their respective shortboard races at the Games. Billy Stairmand and Ella Williams secured a qualification slot each for their nation, as the highest-ranked and last remaining surfers from Oceania, at the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games in Miyazaki, Japan.[20][21]

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Billy Stairmand Men's shortboard
Ella Williams Women's shortboard

SwimmingEdit

New Zealand 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)):[22][23] To assure their selection to the Olympic team, swimmers must attain an Olympic qualifying cut in each individual pool event at the New Zealand Open Championships in Auckland (31 March to 4 April) and the Canadian Olympic Trials in Toronto (30 March to 5 April).

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
Women's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay N/A

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Olympic quota places take shape after first day of slalom heats". International Canoe Federation. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  3. ^ "First round of Olympic canoe sprint quotas allocated". International Canoe Federation. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Equestrian: Golden day for Britain as sun returns to World Games". Reuters. 18 September 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Kiwis and Chinese claim Tokyo tickets at Valkenswaard". FEI. 13 August 2019. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Last six tickets to Tokyo 2020 secured on final day of FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers". fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. 3 November 2019. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Kookaburras beat Black Sticks to qualify for Tokyo, Hockeyroos face anxious wait". Sydney Morning Herald. 9 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  9. ^ "New Zealand win through to Tokyo 2020". FIFA. 6 October 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
  10. ^ "New Zealand triumph completes France 2019 field". FIFA. 1 December 2018. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  11. ^ Palmer, Dan (11 November 2019). "South Korea's Kim wins women's title at Modern Pentathlon Asian Championships". Inside the Games. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  12. ^ "Plenty of Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, loads of pride at World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  13. ^ "First crews to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics at World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. 27 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  14. ^ "B-finals take on new meaning when Tokyo 2020 spots are available". International Rowing Federation. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
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  16. ^ "New Zealand win HSBC Canada Women's Sevens". World Rugby. 12 May 2019. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  17. ^ "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  18. ^ "First Finn and Men's 470 Tokyo 2020 nations confirmed". World Sailing. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  19. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  20. ^ "2019 ISA World Surfing Games presented by Vans Charges into Home Stretch Towards Historic Team and Men's Medals". International Surfing Association. 13 September 2019. Retrieved 15 September 2019.
  21. ^ "World's Top Women Approach Gold Medals, Capture Olympic Qualification in Miyazaki". International Surfing Association. 9 September 2019. Retrieved 15 September 2019.
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