Serbia at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Serbia competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games were postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[2] It was the nation's fifth appearance at the Summer Olympics as an independent nation.

Serbia at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Serbia.svg
IOC codeSRB
NOCOlympic Committee of Serbia
Websitewww.oks.org.rs (in Serbian)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors87 (43 men and 44 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Sonja Vasić
Filip Filipović[1]
Flag bearer (closing)Jovana Preković
Medals
Ranked 28th
Gold
3
Silver
1
Bronze
5
Total
9
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Yugoslavia (1920–1992 W)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 Serbia and Montenegro (1996–2006)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Milica Mandić Taekwondo Women's +67 kg 27 July
  Gold Jovana Preković Karate Women's 61 kg 6 August
  Gold Serbia men's national water polo team Water polo Men's tournament 8 August
  Silver Damir Mikec Shooting Men's 10 m air pistol 24 July
  Bronze Tijana Bogdanović Taekwondo Women's 49 kg 24 July
  Bronze Serbia men's national 3x3 team Basketball Men's 3x3 tournament 28 July
  Bronze Milenko Sebić Shooting Men's 50 m rifle 3 positions 2 August
  Bronze Zurab Datunashvili Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 87 kg 4 August
  Bronze Serbia women's national volleyball team Volleyball Women's tournament 8 August

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games:

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 2 3 5
Basketball 4 12 16
Boxing 0 1 1
Canoeing 2 1 3
Judo 2 3 5
Karate 0 1 1
Rowing 2 1 3
Shooting 3 4 7
Swimming 6 1 7
Table tennis 3 0 3
Taekwondo 0 2 2
Tennis 2 3 5
Volleyball 0 12 12
Water polo 13 0 13
Wrestling 4 0 4
Total 43 44 87

AthleticsEdit

Serbian 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):[3][4]

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
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Asmir Kolašinac Men's shot put 19.68 29 Did not advance
Armin Sinančević 20.96 10 q 20.89 7
Ivana Španović Women's long jump 7.00 1 Q 6.91 4
Dragana Tomašević Women's discus throw 56.95 26 Did not advance
Marija Vučenović Women's javelin throw 58.93 20 Did not advance

BasketballEdit

IndoorEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Serbia women's Women's tournament   Canada
W 72–68
  Spain
L 70–85
  South Korea
W 65–61
2 QF   China
W 77–70
  United States
L 59–79
  France
L 76–91
4

Women's tournamentEdit

Serbia women's basketball team qualified for the Olympics as one of two highest-ranked eligible squads from group A at the Belgrade meet of the 2020 FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament.[5]

Team roster
Serbia women's national basketball team – 2020 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SF 5 Sonja Vasić 32 – (1989-02-18)18 February 1989 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Spar Girona  
SG 6 Saša Čađo 32 – (1989-07-13)13 July 1989 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Carolo Basket  
SG 8 Nevena Jovanović 31 – (1990-06-30)30 June 1990 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Sopron Basket  
PF 9 Jelena Brooks 32 – (1989-04-28)28 April 1989 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Sopron Basket  
G 10 Dajana Butulija 35 – (1986-02-23)23 February 1986 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Ślęza Wrocław  
PF 11 Aleksandra Crvendakić 25 – (1996-03-17)17 March 1996 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) ASVEL Féminin  
PG 12 Yvonne Anderson 31 – (1990-03-08)8 March 1990 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Reyer Venezia  
C 14 Dragana Stanković 26 – (1995-01-18)18 January 1995 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) USK Praha  
SG 23 Ana Dabović 31 – (1989-08-18)18 August 1989 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Basket Lattes  
PF 24 Maja Škorić 31 – (1989-11-10)10 November 1989 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) KSC Szekszárd  
PF 32 Angela Dugalić 19 – (2001-12-29)29 December 2001 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Oregon Ducks  
C 33 Tina Krajišnik 30 – (1991-01-12)12 January 1991 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Galatasaray  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 26 July 2021
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 3 3 0 234 205 +29 6 Quarterfinals
2   Serbia 3 2 1 207 214 −7 5
3   Canada 3 1 2 208 201 +7 4
4   South Korea 3 0 3 183 212 −29 3
Source: TOCOG and FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) classification points; 2) head-to-head results; 3) head-to-head game points difference; 4) head-to-head number of game points scored.
26 July 2021 (2021-07-26)
17:20
v
Serbia   72–68   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 16–13, 20–15, 9–17, 27–23
Pts: Vasić 16
Rebs: Dabović 6
Asts: Crvendakić, Dabović 5
Pts: Fields 19
Rebs: Nurse 6
Asts: Achonwa 5
Saitama Super Arena, Saitama
Referees: Amy Bonner (USA), Leandro Lezcano (ARG), Maj Forsberg (DEN)

29 July 2021 (2021-07-29)
17:20
v
Spain   85–70   Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 19–20, 22–24, 18–14, 26–12
Pts: Ndour 20
Rebs: Ndour 9
Asts: Ouviña 8
Pts: Brooks 16
Rebs: Anderson 8
Asts: three players 4
Saitama Super Arena, Saitama
Referees: Yohan Rosso (FRA), Maj Forsberg (DEN), Andreia Silva (BRA)

1 August 2021 (2021-08-01)
21:00
v
South Korea   61–65   Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 10–17, 14–15, 20–18, 17–15
Pts: Park Ji-h 17
Rebs: Park Ji-s. 11
Asts: Park Ji-h., Park Ji-s. 5
Pts: Crvendakić 15
Rebs: Vasić 10
Asts: three players 4
Saitama Super Arena, Saitama
Referees: Ferdinand Pascual (PHI), Amy Bonner (USA), Andreia Silva (BRA)
Quarterfinal
4 August 2021 (2021-08-04)
10:00
v
China   70–77   Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 14–16, 19–19, 25–14, 12–28
Pts: Shao 17
Rebs: Han 7
Asts: Li Yua. 6
Pts: Brooks 18
Rebs: Vasić 10
Asts: Dabović 6
Saitama Super Arena, Saitama
Referees: Luis Castillo (ESP), Maripier Malo (CAN), Rabah Noujaim (LIB)
Semifinal
6 August 2021 (2021-08-06)
13:40
v
United States   79–59   Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 25–12, 16–11, 17–16, 21–20
Pts: Griner 15
Rebs: Griner 12
Asts: Bird, Taurasi 4
Pts: Anderson 15
Rebs: Dugalić 10
Asts: Vasić 3
Saitama Super Arena, Saitama
Referees: Antonio Conde (ESP), Yu Jung (TPE), Andreia Silva (BRA)
Bronze medal game
7 August 2021 (2021-08-07)
16:00
v
Serbia   76–91   France
Scoring by quarter: 23–19, 17–24, 16–24, 20–24
Pts: Anderson 24
Rebs: Vasić 8
Asts: Anderson, Brooks 5
Pts: Williams 17
Rebs: Williams 8
Asts: three players 4
Saitama Super Arena, Saitama
Referees: Juan Fernández (ARG), Amy Bonner (USA), Takaki Kato (JPN)

3x3 basketballEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Serbia men's Men's tournament   China
W 22–13
  Netherlands
W 16–15
  Poland
W 15–12
  Belgium
W 21–14
  Japan
W 21–11
  Latvia
W 22–16
  ROC
W 21–10
1 SF Bye   ROC
L 10–21
  Belgium
W 21–10
 

Men's tournamentEdit

Serbia men's national 3x3 team qualified directly for the Olympics by securing an outright berth, as one of the three highest-ranked squads, in the men's category of the FIBA rankings.[7]

Team roster

Head coach: Goran Vojkić

Group play
Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Qualification
1   Serbia 7 7 0 138 91 +47 Semifinals
2   Belgium 7 4[a] 3 126 127 −1
3   Latvia 7 4[a] 3 133 129 +4 Quarterfinals
4   Netherlands 7 4[a] 3 132 129 +3
5   ROC 7 3 4 116 125 −9
6   Japan (H) 7 2[b] 5 123 134 −11
7   Poland 7 2[b] 5 120 130 −10
8   China 7 2[b] 5 119 142 −23
Source: TOCOG and FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Wins; 2) Head-to-head record; 3) Points scored.
(H) Host
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Belgium 2–0, Latvia 1–1, Netherlands 0–2
  2. ^ a b c Japan 1–1, 123 PS; Poland 1–1, 120 PS; China 1–1, 119 PS
24 July 2021 (2021-07-24)
12:00
v
China   13–22   Serbia
Pts: Hu 6 Pts: Domović Bulut 11
Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo
Referees: Marek Maliszewski (POL), Glenn Tuitt (USA)

24 July 2021 (2021-07-24)
15:25
v
Serbia   16–15   Netherlands
Pts: Vasić 5 Pts: Voorn 6
Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo
Referees: Edmond Ho (HKG), Marek Maliszewski (POL)

25 July 2021 (2021-07-25)
12:00
v
Poland   12–15   Serbia
Pts: Pawłowski 4 Pts: Vasić 5
Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo
Referees: Evgeny Ostrovskiy (RUS), Markos Michaelides (SUI)

25 July 2021 (2021-07-25)
15:25
v
Serbia   21–14   Belgium
Pts: Domović Bulut 13 Pts: Bogaerts 6
Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo
Referees: Markos Michaelides (SUI), Cecília Tóth (HUN)

26 July 2021 (2021-07-26)
12:00
v
Serbia   21–11   Japan
Pts: Domović Bulut 7 Pts: Yasuoka 8
Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo
Referees: Edmond Ho (HKG), Glenn Tuitt (USA)

26 July 2021 (2021-07-26)
15:25
v
Latvia   16–22   Serbia
Pts: three players 5 Pts: Majstorović 11
Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo
Referees: Edmond Ho (HKG), Marek Maliszewski (POL)

27 July 2021 (2021-07-27)
18:00
v
Serbia   21–10   ROC
Pts: Vasić 8 Pts: Karpenkov 5
Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo
Referees: Markos Michaelides (SUI), Cecília Tóth (HUN)
Semifinal
28 July 2021 (2021-07-28)
17:30
v
Serbia   10–21   ROC
Pts: Domović Bulut 5 Pts: Zuev 11
Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo
Referees: Marek Maliszewski (POL), Markos Michaelides (SUI)
Bronze medal match
28 July 2021 (2021-07-28)
21:15
v
Serbia   21–10   Belgium
Pts: Domović Bulut 7 Pts: Vervoort 5
Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo
Referees: Edmond Ho (HKG), Marek Maliszewski (POL)

BoxingEdit

Serbia entered one boxer into the Olympic tournament for the first time at the Games. Nina Radovanović topped the list of boxers vying for qualification from Europe in the women's flyweight category based on the IOC's Boxing Task Force Rankings.[8]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nina Radovanović Women's flyweight   Bujold (CAN)
W 5–0
  Havrayimana (BDI)
W 5–0
  Huang H-w (TPE)
L 0–5
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Serbian canoeists qualified three boats in each of the following distances for the Games through the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.[9]

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Strahinja Stefanović Men's K-1 200 m 34.996 1 SF Bye 35.855 5 FB 36.329 11
Bojan Zdelar 37.092 5 QF 36.531 4 Did not advance
Men's K-1 1000 m 3:45.074 2 SF Bye 3:29.525 8 FB 3:31.689 16
Milica Novaković Women's K-1 200 m 41.579 3 QF 41.340 2 SF 40.257 6 FB 40.527 13
Women's K-1 500 m 1:49.802 5 QF 1:49.348 1 SF 1:53.149 3 FB 1:54.458 12

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

JudoEdit

Serbia qualified five judoka (two men and three women) for each of the following weight classes at the Games. 2017 world champion Nemanja Majdov (men's middleweight, 90 kg), Rio 2016 Olympian Aleksandar Kukolj (men's half-heavyweight, 100 kg), Milica Nikolić (women's extra-lightweight, 48 kg), and Marica Perišić (women's lightweight, 57 kg) were selected among the top 18 judoka of their respective weight classes based on the IJF World Ranking List of June 28, 2021, while Anja Obradović (women's haf-middleweight, 63 kg) accepted a continental berth from Europe as the nation's top-ranked judoka outside of direct qualifying position.[10]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nemanja Majdov Men's −90 kg Bye   Trippel (GER)
L 00–01
Did not advance
Aleksandar Kukolj Men's −100 kg   Takayawa (FIJ)
W 10–00
  Cho G-h (KOR)
L 00–10
Did not advance
Milica Nikolić Women's −48 kg   Boukli (FRA)
W 10–00
  Bilodid (UKR)
L 00–01
Did not advance
Marica Perišić Women's −57 kg   Aldass (EOR)
W 10–00
  Nelson-Levy (ISR)
L 00–10
Did not advance
Anja Obradović Women's −63 kg   Franssen (NED)
L 00–10
Did not advance

KarateEdit

Serbia entered one karateka into the inaugural Olympic tournament. 2018 world champion Jovana Preković qualified directly for the women's kumite 61-kg category by finishing among the top four karateka at the end of the combined WKF Olympic Rankings.[11]

Athlete Event Group stage Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Jovana Preković Women's −61 kg   Sadini (MAR)
W 3–1
  Grande (PER)
W 1–0
  Serogina (UKR)
W 6–4
  Farouk (EGY)
W 1–1 S
1 Q   Çoban (TUR)
W 2–0
  Yin Xy (CHN)
W 0–0 H
 

RowingEdit

Serbia qualified one boat in the men's pair for the Games by topping the B-final and securing seventh out of eleven berths available at the 2019 FISA World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria.[12] Meanwhile, the women's single sculls rower added one boat for the Serbian roster with a bronze-medal finish in the A-final at the 2021 European Continental Qualification Regatta in Varese, Italy.[13]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Martin Mačković
Miloš Vasić
Men's pair 6:43.18 3 SA/B Bye 6:17.47 2 FA 6:22.34 5
Jovana Arsić Women's single sculls 7:46.74 3 QF Bye 8:09.37 4 SC/D 7:39.26 2 FC 7:43.30 15

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

Serbian 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 June 6, 2021.[14]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Damir Mikec 10 m air pistol 578 8 Q 237.9  
Milenko Sebić 10 m air rifle 623.2 31 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 1180 4 Q 448.2  
Milutin Stefanović 10 m air rifle 621.3 38 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 1164 23 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Andrea Arsović 10 m air rifle 623.3 29 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 1175 5 Q 402.4 8
Zorana Arunović 10 m air pistol 573 17 Did not advance
25 m pistol 584 9 Did not advance
Jasmina Milovanović 10 m air pistol 566 33 Did not advance
25 m pistol 575 30 Did not advance
Sanja Vukašinović 10 m air rifle 617.8 44 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 1161 25 Did not advance
Mixed
Athlete Event Qualification Final / BM
Stage 1 Stage 2
Points Rank Points Rank Opposition
Result
Rank
Damir Mikec
Zorana Arunović
10 m air pistol team 577 5 Q 384 4 q   Kostevych /
Omelchuk (UKR)
L 12–16
4
Milenko Sebić
Sanja Vukašinović
10 m air rifle team 612.4 29 Did not advance
Milutin Stefanović
Andrea Arsović
624.5 16 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Serbian 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)):[15][16]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Andrej Barna Men's 50 m freestyle 22.29 28 Did not advance
Men's 100 m freestyle 48.30 13 Q 47.94 NR 9 Did not advance
Vuk Čelić Men's 800 m freestyle 8:04.85 33 Did not advance
Čaba Silađi Men's 100 m breaststroke 1:00.19 26 Did not advance
Velimir Stjepanović Men's 200 m freestyle 1:46.26 14 Q 1:47.62 16 Did not advance
Nikola Aćin
Andrej Barna
Uroš Nikolić
Velimir Stjepanović
Men's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay 3:13.71 NR 10 Did not advance
Anja Crevar Women's 200 m individual medley 2:17.62 26 Did not advance
Women's 400 m individual medley 4:40.50 10 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Serbia entered three athletes into the table tennis competition at the Games. The men'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 men's singles tournament.[17][18]

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
Dimitrije Levajac Men's singles Bye   Skachkov (ROC)
L 2–4
Did not advance
Zsolt Peto   Gionis (GRE)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Marko Jevtović
Dimitrije Levajac
Zsolt Peto
Men's team   Brazil (BRA)
L 2–3
Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Serbia entered two athletes into the taekwondo competition at the Games. Rio 2016 silver medalist Tijana Bogdanović (women's 49 kg) and London 2012 champion Milica Mandić (women's +67 kg) qualified directly for their respective weight classes by finishing among the top five taekwondo practitioners at the end of the WT Olympic Rankings.

Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tijana Bogdanović Women's −49 kg Bye   Cerezo (ESP)
L 4–12
Did not advance   Wu Jy (CHN)
W 12–9
  Yamada (JPN)
W 20–6
 
Milica Mandić Women's +67 kg   Ogallo (KEN)
W 13–0
  Kowalczuk (POL)
W 11–4
  Laurin (FRA)
W 7–5
Bye   Lee D-b (KOR)
W 10–7
 

TennisEdit

Serbia entered five tennis players into the Olympic tournament. Beijing 2008 bronze medalist and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Miomir Kecmanović (world no. 47) qualified directly as one of the top 56 eligible players in the ATP World Rankings, while Nina Stojanović (world no. 85) and Ivana Jorović (world no. 90) did so for the women's singles based on their WTA World Rankings of June 13, 2021.[19][20]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Novak Djokovic Men's singles   Dellien (BOL)
W 6–2, 6–2
  Struff (GER)
W 6–4, 6–3
  Davidovich Fokina (ESP)
W 6–3, 6–1
  Nishikori (JPN)
W 6–2, 6–0
  Zverev (GER)
L 6–1, 3–6, 1–6
  Carreño Busta (ESP)
L 4–6, 7–6(8–6), 3–6
4
Miomir Kecmanović   Majchrzak (POL)
W 6–4, 6–2
  Humbert (FRA)
L 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 5–7
Did not advance
Ivana Jorović Women's singles   van Uytvanck (BEL)
L 3–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Nina Stojanović   Hibino (JPN)
W 6–3, 6–3
  Sakkari (GRE)
L 1–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Aleksandra Krunić
Nina Stojanović
Women's doubles   Xu Yf /
Yang Zx (CHN)
L 6–4, 4–6, [16–18]
Did not advance
Nina Stojanović
Novak Djokovic
Mixed doubles   Stefani /
Melo (BRA)
W 6–3, 6–4
  Siegemund /
Krawietz (GER)
W 6–1, 6–2
  Vesnina /
Karatsev (ROC)
L 6–7(4–7), 5–7
  Barty /
Peers (AUS)
L WO
4

VolleyballEdit

IndoorEdit

Summary
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
Serbia women's Women's tournament   Dominican Republic
W 3–0
  Japan
W 3–0
  Kenya
W 3–0
  Brazil
L 1–3
  South Korea
W 3–0
2 QF   Italy
W 3–0
  United States
L 0–3
  South Korea
W 3–0
 

Women's tournamentEdit

Serbia women's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by securing an outright berth as the highest-ranked nation for pool A at the Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament in Wrocław, Poland.[21]

Team roster

The following is the Serbian roster.[22]

Head coach: Zoran Terzić

Group play
Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   Brazil 5 5 0 14 15 3 5.000 434 315 1.378 Quarter-finals
2   Serbia 5 4 1 12 13 3 4.333 381 313 1.217
3   South Korea 5 3 2 7 9 10 0.900 374 415 0.901
4   Dominican Republic 5 2 3 8 10 10 1.000 411 406 1.012
5   Japan (H) 5 1 4 4 6 12 0.500 378 395 0.957
6   Kenya 5 0 5 0 0 15 0.000 242 376 0.644
Source: Tokyo 2020 and FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host


25 July 2021 (2021-07-25)
14:20
Serbia   3–0   Dominican Republic Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Kang Joo-hee (KOR), Evgeny Makshanov (RUS)
(25–18, 25–12, 25–20)
Results Statistics

27 July 2021 (2021-07-27)
14:20
Japan   0–3   Serbia Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Patricia Rolf (USA), Juraj Mokrý (SVK)
(23–25, 16–25, 24–26)
Results Statistics

29 July 2021 (2021-07-29)
14:20
Serbia   3–0   Kenya Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Hamid Al-Rousi (UAE), Sumie Myoi (JPN)
(25–21, 25–11, 25–20)
Results Statistics

31 July 2021 (2021-07-31)
16:25
Serbia   1–3   Brazil Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Fabrice Collados (FRA), Wojciech Maroszek (POL)
(20–25, 16–25, 25–23, 19–25)
Results Statistics

2 August 2021 (2021-08-02)
09:00
Serbia   3–0   South Korea Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Evgeny Makshanov (RUS), Sumie Myoi (JPN)
(25–18, 25–17, 25–15)
Results Statistics
Quarterfinal
4 August 2021 (2021-08-04)
17:00
Serbia   3–0   Italy Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Paulo Turci (BRA), Evgeny Makshanov (RUS)
(25–21, 25–14, 25–21)
Results Statistics
Semifinal
6 August 2021 (2021-08-06)
13:00
Serbia   0–3   United States Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Hernán Casamiquela (ARG), Susana Rodríguez (ESP)
(19–25, 15–25, 23–25)
Results Statistics
Bronze medal match
8 August 2021 (2021-08-08)
09:00
South Korea   0–3   Serbia Ariake Arena, Tokyo
Referees: Daniele Rapisarda (ITA), Patricia Rolf (USA)
(18–25, 15–25, 15–25)
Results Statistics

Water poloEdit

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
Serbia men's Men's tournament   Spain
L 12–13
  Kazakhstan
W 19–5
  Australia
W 14–8
  Croatia
L 12–14
  Montenegro
W 13–6
3 QF   Italy
W 10–6
  Spain
W 10–9
  Greece
W 13–10
 

Men's tournamentEdit

Serbian men's water polo team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the 2019 FINA World League Super Final in Belgrade.[23]

Team roster

The Serbia's final squad was announced on 8 July 2021.[24]

Head coach: Dejan Savić[25]

No. Player Pos. L/R Height Weight Date of birth (age) Apps OG/
Goals
Club Ref
1 Gojko Pijetlović 10GK 2R 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 92 kg (203 lb) (1983-08-07)7 August 1983 (aged 37) 270 2/0   Novi Beograd [26]
2 Dušan Mandić 50D 1L 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 105 kg (231 lb) (1994-06-16)16 June 1994 (aged 27) 194 2/13   Novi Beograd [27]
3 Nikola Dedović 50D 2R 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 92 kg (203 lb) (1992-01-25)25 January 1992 (aged 29) 29 0/0   Spandau 04 [28]
4 Sava Ranđelović 20CB 2R 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 98 kg (216 lb) (1993-07-17)17 July 1993 (aged 28) 166 1/2   Vasas [29]
5 Đorđe Lazić 40CF 2R 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 95 kg (209 lb) (1996-05-19)19 May 1996 (aged 25) 34 0/0   Brescia [30]
6 Duško Pijetlović 40CF 2R 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 97 kg (214 lb) (1985-04-25)25 April 1985 (aged 36) 452 3/29   Novi Beograd [31]
7 Strahinja Rašović 50D 2R 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) (1992-03-09)9 March 1992 (aged 29) 84 0/0   Novi Beograd [32]
8 Milan Aleksić 20CB 2R 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 96 kg (212 lb) (1986-05-13)13 May 1986 (aged 35) 259 2/9   Partizan [33]
9 Nikola Jakšić 20CB 2R 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 91 kg (201 lb) (1997-01-17)17 January 1997 (aged 24) 99 1/4   Novi Beograd [34]
10 Filip Filipović (C) 50D 1L 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 101 kg (223 lb) (1987-05-02)2 May 1987 (aged 34) 652 3/41   Olympiacos [35]
11 Andrija Prlainović 50D 2R 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 93 kg (205 lb) (1987-04-28)28 April 1987 (aged 34) 325 3/31   Marseille [36]
12 Stefan Mitrović 50D 2R 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 91 kg (201 lb) (1988-03-29)29 March 1988 (aged 33) 256 2/18   Partizan [37]
13 Branislav Mitrović 10GK 2R 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 100 kg (220 lb) (1985-01-30)30 January 1985 (aged 36) 163 1/0   Vasas [38]
Average 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 31 years, 234 days 229

Note: Age as of 23 July 2021
Source: Serbia Men | Tokyo 2020 Olympics Archived 2021-07-22 at the Wayback Machine

Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 5 5 0 0 61 31 +30 10 Quarterfinals
2   Croatia 5 3 0 2 62 46 +16 6[a]
3   Serbia 5 3 0 2 70 46 +24 6[a]
4   Montenegro 5 2 0 3 54 56 −2 4[b]
5   Australia 5 2 0 3 49 60 −11 4[b]
6   Kazakhstan 5 0 0 5 35 92 −57 0
Source: Tokyo 2020 and FINA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Croatia 14–12 Serbia
  2. ^ a b Australia 10–15 Montenegro
25 July 2021 (2021-07-25)
18:20
v
Report Serbia   12–13   Spain Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Referees:
Michael Goldenberg (USA), Georgios Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 3–5, 3–2, 3–3
four players 2 Goals Munarriz 4

27 July 2021 (2021-07-27)
14:00
v
Report Kazakhstan   5–19   Serbia Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Referees:
Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU), György Kun (HUN)
Score by quarters: 2–4, 1–3, 2–6, 0–6
Medvedev, Vuksanović 2 Goals Pijetlović 4

29 July 2021 (2021-07-29)
19:50
v
Report Serbia   14–8   Australia Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Referees:
Frank Ohme (GER), Georgios Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 6–0, 4–1, 1–2, 3–5
Mandić 4 Goals B. Edwards 2

31 July 2021 (2021-07-31)
15:30
v
Report Croatia   14–12   Serbia Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Referees:
Michael Goldenberg (USA), Michiel Zwart (NED)
Score by quarters: 5–3, 1–1, 4–4, 4–4
Joković, Obradović 4 Goals Jakšić 3

2 August 2021 (2021-08-02)
14:00
v
Report Serbia   13–6   Montenegro Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Referees:
Alessandro Severo (ITA), Frank Ohme (GER)
Score by quarters: 6–1, 2–1, 3–2, 2–2
Filipović 3 Goals Ivović 3
Quarterfinal
4 August 2021 (2021-08-04)
18:20
v
Report Italy   6–10   Serbia Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Referees:
Arkadiy Voevodin (RUS), Georgios Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 2–5, 1–4, 1–0, 2–1
Presciutti 2 Goals Filipović 3
Semifinal
6 August 2021 (2021-08-06)
19:50
v
Report Serbia   10–9   Spain Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Referees:
Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU), Michiel Zwart (NED)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 2–5, 1–2, 5–2
Mandić 3 Goals three players 2
Gold medal game
8 August 2021 (2021-08-08)
16:30
v
Report Greece   10–13   Serbia Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Referees:
Michael Goldenberg (USA), Xevi Buch (ESP)
Score by quarters: 3–6, 4–2, 2–2, 1–3
three players 2 Goals three players 3

WrestlingEdit

Serbia qualified four wrestlers for each of the following classes into the Olympic competition. Three of them finished among the top six to book Olympic spots in the men's freestyle (57 kg) and the men's Greco-Roman (67 and 97 kg) at the 2019 World Championships, while an additional license was awarded to the Serbian wrestler, who progressed to the top two finals of the men's Greco-Roman 87 kg at the 2021 World Qualification Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.[39][40]

Key:

  • VF (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
Stevan Mićić –57 kg   Takahashi (JPN)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 14
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mate Nemeš –67 kg   Stäbler (GER)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 13
Zurab Datunashvili –87 kg   Beleniuk (UKR)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance   Sid Azara (ALG)
W 3–1 PP
  Huklek (CRO)
W 3–1 PP
 
Mikheil Kajaia –97 kg   Hancock (USA)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 14

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