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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
Competitors69 in 8 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Australasia (1908 · 1912)

Contents

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

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 (Asia and Oceania) in Valkenswaard, Netherlands.[2][3]

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
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A N/A

FootballEdit

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.[4]

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

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.[5]

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.[6]

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.[7][8]

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.[9]

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

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)):[10][11] To assure their selection to the Olympic team, swimmers must attain an Olympic qualifying cut in each individual pool event at the New Zealand Olympic Trials in Auckland 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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wells, Chris (10 July 2019). "New Zealand qualifies two quota places for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". World Archery. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Equestrian: Golden day for Britain as sun returns to World Games". Reuters. 18 September 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Kiwis and Chinese claim Tokyo tickets at Valkenswaard". FEI. 13 August 2019. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  4. ^ "New Zealand triumph completes France 2019 field". FIFA. 1 December 2018. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Sevens: New Zealand qualifies for Olympics after reaching quarter-finals in London". Newshub. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  6. ^ "New Zealand win HSBC Canada Women's Sevens". World Rugby. 12 May 2019. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  7. ^ "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  8. ^ "First Finn and Men's 470 Tokyo 2020 nations confirmed". World Sailing. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  9. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  11. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.