Slovenia at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Slovenia is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. It will be the nation's eighth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics as an independent nation.

Slovenia at the
2020 Summer Olympics
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NOCSlovenian Olympic Committee (in Slovene and English)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors25 in 9 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Austria (1912)
 Yugoslavia (1920–1988)


Slovenian 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]

  • 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
Maja Mihalinec Women's 200 m
Maruša Mišmaš Women's 3000 m steeplechase N/A
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Tina Šutej Women's pole vault



Slovenian canoeists qualified one boat for each of the following classes through the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain.[3]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Men's C-1
Men's K-1
Women's C-1
Women's K-1


Slovenia qualified a single boat in the women's K-2 200 m for the Games by finishing fourth overall and second among those nations eligible for Olympic qualification at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.[4]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Women's K-2 500 m

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



Slovenia entered a squad of five riders (four men and one woman) to compete in their respective Olympic road races, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) and top 22 (for women) in the UCI World Ranking.[5]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race
Men's time trial
  Men's road race
  Women's road race



Slovenia entered one rhythmic gymnast into the Olympic competition for the first time, by receiving a spare berth freed up by host nation Japan, as the next highest-ranked athlete, not yet qualified, in the individual all-around at the 2019 World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.[6]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank


Slovenian 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]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Men's Laser
Women's 470

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race

Sport climbingEdit

Slovenia entered two sport climbers into the Olympic tournament. Janja Garnbret qualified directly for the women's combined event, by winning the gold medal and securing one of the seven provisional berths at the 2019 IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan.[8][9] Meanwhile, Mia Krampl finished in the top six of those eligible for qualification at the IFSC World Qualifying Event in Toulouse, France, earning a quota place and joining with Gambret on the Slovenian roster.[10]

Athlete Event Qualification Total Final Total
Speed Lead Bouldering Speed Lead Bouldering
Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Janja Garnbret Women's
Mia Krampl


Slovenian 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)):[11][12]

Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Tjaša Oder Women's 800 m freestyle
Women's 1500 m freestyle

Table tennisEdit

Slovenia entered three athletes into the table tennis competition at the Games. For the first time in history, 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.[13]

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


Slovenia entered one athlete into the taekwondo competition at the Games for the first time since London 2012. Ivan Trajkovič qualified directly for the men's heavyweight category (+80 kg) 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
Ivan Trajkovič Men's +80 kg


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  3. ^ "Olympic quota places take shape after first day of slalom heats". International Canoe Federation. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  4. ^ "First round of Olympic canoe sprint quotas allocated". International Canoe Federation. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Places to Tokyo 2020, The World Games 2021 booked". FIG. 20 September 2019. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Eight nations book Tokyo 2020 spot in the Women's 470". World Sailing. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Where do we stand on Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification in sport climbing?". Olympic Channel. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  9. ^ Nagatsuka, Kaz (20 August 2019). "Sport climbers Janja Garnbret, Akiyo Noguchi achieve dream by qualifying for 2020 Olympics". The Japan Times. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
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  11. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
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