Romania at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Romania is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Since the nation's participation started in 1900 (and its official debut in 1924), Romanian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, except for two occasions: the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles at the period of the worldwide Great Depression, and the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.

Romania at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Romania.svg
IOC codeROU
NOCRomanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.cosr.ro (in Romanian, English, and French)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors58 in 11 sports
Flag bearerSimona Halep[1]
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

AthleticsEdit

Romanian 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):[2][3]

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 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Claudia Bobocea Women's 1500 m
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Alin Alexandru Firfirică Men's discus throw
Florentina Marincu Women's long jump
Alina Rotaru
Daniela Stanciu Women's high jump

BasketballEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Romania women's 3×3 Women's 3×3 tournament





3x3 basketballEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

Romania women's national 3x3 team qualified directly for the Olympics by securing an outright berth, as one of the four highest-ranked squads, in the women's category of the FIBA rankings, marking the country's debut in the sport.[4]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 4 players

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Romania qualified a single boat in the men's C-2 1000 m for the Games by finishing fifth in the final race at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.[5]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
Men's C-2 1000 m

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

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Romania entered one rider to compete in the men's Olympic road race, by virtue of his top 50 national finish (for men) in the UCI World Ranking.[6]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race

Mountain bikingEdit

Romania entered one mountain biker to compete in the men's cross-country race with a gold-medal victory in the under-23 division at the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada, marking the country's recurrence to the sport for the first time since Athens 2004.[7]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Vlad Dascalu Men's cross-country

FootballEdit

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Romania men's Men's tournament

Men's tournamentEdit

Romania men's football team qualified for the Games by advancing to the semifinal stage of the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Italy, signifying the country's recurrence to the Olympic tournament after fifty-six years.[8]

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

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Romania entered two artistic gymnasts into the Olympic competition. Going to his sixth Games, Marian Drăgulescu claimed one of the three spots available for individual-based gymnasts and progressed to the finals of the men's vault exercise. On the women's side, nineteen-year-old rookie Maria Holbură finished thirteenth out of the twenty gymnasts eligible for qualification in the individual all-around and apparatus events to ensure an Olympic berth for the Romanian squad at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB F
Marian Drăgulescu All-around
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Maria Holbură All-around

RowingEdit

Romania qualified seven 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.[9][10][11]

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

ShootingEdit

Romanian 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]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Laura-Georgeta Coman Women's 10 m air rifle

SwimmingEdit

Romanian 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)):[13][14]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Robert Glință Men's 100 m backstroke
Daniel Martin

Table tennisEdit

Romania entered three athletes into the table tennis competition at the Games. The women’s team secured a berth by advancing to the quarterfinal round of the 2020 World Olympic Qualification Event in Gondomar, Portugal, permitting a maximum of two starters to compete in the women’s singles tournament.[15]

Athlete Event Preliminary Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
  Women's singles
 
 
 
 
Women's team N/A

WrestlingEdit

Romania qualified one wrestler for the women's freestyle 50 kg into the Olympic competition, as a result of her 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.

Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Alina Vuc −50 kg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Halep set to be Olympic flag-bearer, awarded Order of the Star of Romania". Women's Tennis Association. 19 July 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  2. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Historic day for FIBA as first 8 qualified teams announced for 3x3 basketball's debut at Tokyo 2020 Olympics". FIBA. 1 November 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  5. ^ "First round of Olympic canoe sprint quotas allocated". International Canoe Federation. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  7. ^ "2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes-Benz – first gold for Romania in U23 XCO". UCI. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Romania and France earn final two Olympic places from Europe". FIFA. 24 June 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Plenty of Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, loads of pride at World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  10. ^ "First crews to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics at World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. 27 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  11. ^ "B-finals take on new meaning when Tokyo 2020 spots are available". International Rowing Federation. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  13. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  15. ^ Marshall, Ian (24 January 2020). "2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament: Day Three". ITTF. Retrieved 24 January 2020.

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