Serbia at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Serbia is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. It will be 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
Competitors63 in 11 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Yugoslavia (1920–1992 W)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 Serbia and Montenegro (1996–2006)

CompetitorsEdit

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 1 2
Basketball 4 12 16
Canoeing 1 1 2
Rowing 2 0 2
Shooting 2 3 5
Swimming 3 1 4
Table tennis 3 0 3
Taekwondo 0 2 2
Volleyball 0 12 12
Water polo 12 0 12
Wrestling 3 0 3
Total 31 32 63

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):[1][2]

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
Armin Sinančević Men's shot put
Ivana Španović Women's long jump

BasketballEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
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Serbia women's Women's tournament





Serbia men's 3×3 Men's 3×3 tournament





IndoorEdit

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.[3]

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

3x3 basketballEdit

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.[4]

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

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.[5]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Men's K-1 200 m
Women's K-1 200 m
Women's K-1 500 m

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

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.[6]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
Men's pair

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 May 31, 2020.[7]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Men's 50 m rifle 3 positions
Men's 10 m air pistol
Women's 50 m rifle 3 positions
  Women's 10 m air pistol
 

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)):[8][9]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Vuk Čelić Men's 800 m freestyle N/A
Čaba Silađi Men's 100 m breaststroke
Velimir Stjepanović Men's 200 m freestyle
Anja Crevar Women's 400 m individual medley N/A

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.[10]

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

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 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
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Tijana Bogdanović Women's −49 kg
Milica Mandić Women's +67 kg

VolleyballEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
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Serbia women's Women's tournament   Dominican Republic
  Japan
  Kenya
  Brazil
  South Korea



IndoorEdit

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.[11]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 12 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   Dominican Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Kenya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.


26 July 2020 (2020-07-26)
14:20
Serbia     Dominican Republic Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

28 July 2020 (2020-07-28)
14:20
Japan     Serbia Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

30 July 2020 (2020-07-30)
14:20
Serbia     Kenya Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

1 August 2020 (2020-08-01)
16:25
Serbia     Brazil Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

3 August 2020 (2020-08-03)
09:00
Serbia     South Korea Ariake Arena, Tokyo
(–, –, –)

Water poloEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
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Serbia men's Men's tournament







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.[12]

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

WrestlingEdit

Serbia qualified three wrestlers for each of the following classes into the Olympic competition; all of whom 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.[13]

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.

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
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Stevan Mićić −57 kg
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
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Mate Nemeš −67 kg
Mikheil Kajaia −97 kg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  2. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Women's Olympic Basketball Tournament field complete". FIBA. 9 February 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  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. ^ "B-finals take on new meaning when Tokyo 2020 spots are available". International Rowing Federation. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  10. ^ Marshall, Ian (24 January 2020). "2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament: Day Three". ITTF. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  11. ^ "Serbia, Italy complete Tokyo 2020 puzzle". FIVB. 4 August 2019. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Serbia Edges Croatia 12-11 for Men's Water Polo Super Final Title". SwimSwam. 23 June 2019. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  13. ^ Marantz, Ken (15 September 2019). "Olympic Champ Borrero Survives 'Bracket of Death' to Make 67kg Semis, Secure Tokyo 2020 Spot". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 15 September 2019.

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