São Tomé and Príncipe competed 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. It was the nation's seventh consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.
|São Tomé and Príncipe at the|
2020 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Comité Olímpico de São Tomé e Príncipe|
|in Tokyo, Japan|
July 23, 2021 – August 8, 2021
|Competitors||3 in 2 sports|
|Flag bearers (opening)||D'Jamila Tavares|
Buly Da Conceição Triste
|Flag bearer (closing)||N/A|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.
- 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
|D'Jamila Tavares||Women's 800 m||2:16.72 PB||8||Did not advance|
|Roque Ramos||Men's C-1 1000 m||5:00.977||7 QF||5:10.506||8||Did not advance|
|Buly Triste||4:57.659||6 QF||4:55.527||7||Did not advance|
|Men's C-2 1000 m||4:34.880||7 QF||4:44.055||5 FB||Bye||4:12.075||14|
Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)
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- "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
- "African Olympic sprint quotas announced". International Canoe Federation. 6 September 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2019.