Sweden at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Sweden is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Swedish athletes have competed at every Summer Olympic Games, with the exception of the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.

Sweden at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors66 in 13 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

ArcheryEdit

One Swedish archer qualified for the women's individual recurve by securing one of three remaining spots available in the secondary tournament at the 2019 World Archery Championships in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.[1]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Women's individual

AthleticsEdit

Swedish 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]

On November 20, 2019, race walker Perseus Karlström, world discus throw champion Daniel Ståhl, and American-born pole vaulter Armand Duplantis were officially named to the first batch of nominated Swedish athletes for the Games, with two-time Olympians Kim Amb (men's javelin throw) and Angelica Bengtsson (women's pole vault) joining them as part of the next batch two months later.[4][5]

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
Perseus Karlström Men's 20 km walk N/A
Men's 800 m
Men's 1500 m
Field events
Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Kim Amb Javelin throw
Armand Duplantis Pole vault
Daniel Ståhl Discus throw
Long jump
  Discus throw
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Angelica Bengtsson Pole vault
High jump
  Pole vault
Shot put

CanoeingEdit

SlalomEdit

Sweden qualified one canoeist for the men's K-1 class by finishing in the top eighteen at the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain.[6]

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

SprintEdit

Sweden qualified a single boat in the women's K-1 500 m for the Games by finishing sixth in the final race at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.[7][8] On November 20, 2019, Rio 2016 kayaker Linnea Stensils was officially selected to the Swedish roster for the Games.[4]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Linnea Stensils Women's K-1 500 m

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

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Sweden entered one rider each to compete in the men's and women's Olympic road race, by virtue of his top 50 national finish (for men) and her top 100 individual finish (for women) in the UCI World Ranking.[9]

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

EquestrianEdit

Swedish equestrians qualified a full squad each in the team dressage and jumping competitions by virtue of a top-six finish at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina, United States.[10][11] The eventing riders were added to the squad by winning the bronze medal and finishing second among those eligible for Olympic qualification at the 2019 European Championships in Luhmühlen, Germany.[12][13]

DressageEdit

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Special Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Score Rank Technical Artistic Score Rank
    Individual N/A
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualifed for the final; q = Qualifed for the final as a lucky loser

EventingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A

JumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team

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
Sweden women's Women's tournament

Women's tournamentEdit

Sweden women's national football team qualified for the Games by securing a top-three finish among UEFA teams at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France, defeating Rio 2016 champion Germany in the quarterfinal round to reach the semifinals.[14]

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

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Sweden entered two artistic gymnasts into the Olympic competition. David Rumbutis and London 2012 Olympian Jonna Adlerteg received a spare berth each from the men's and women's apparatus events, respectively, as one of the highest-ranked gymnasts, neither part of the team nor qualified directly through the all-around, at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
David Rumbutis All-around
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Jonna Adlerteg All-around

JudoEdit

No Swedish athletes have qualified in judo yet as qualification in judo isn't decided until the world ranking released in May 2020. However, the Swedish Olympic Committee has selected athletes Tommy Macias, in men's 73 kg, and Anna Bernholm, in women's 70 kg, as they expect them to qualify.[15]

SailingEdit

Swedish sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, and the continental regattas.[16][17][18] Additionally, they received an unused berth from Oceania to send the mixed Nacra 17 crew to the Games based on the results at the 2019 World Championships.

On November 20, 2019, the Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) officially selected the first three sailors to compete at the Tokyo 2020 regatta, namely London 2012 champion and Finn yachtsman Max Salminen and 470 crew members Fredrik Bergström and Anton Dahlberg.[4] Dinghy sailors Jesper Stålheim (Laser) and Josefin Olsson (Laser Radial) were named to the second batch of nominated Swedish athletes for the Games on January 31, 2020.[5]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Jesper Stålheim Laser
Max Salminen Finn
Fredrik Bergström
Anton Dahlberg
470
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Josefin Olsson Laser Radial
Mixed
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
 
 
Nacra 17

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

ShootingEdit

Swedish 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.[19] On November 20, 2019, skeet shooter and two-time Olympian Stefan Nilsson was officially selected to the Swedish roster for the Games.[4]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Stefan Nilsson Men's skeet

SwimmingEdit

Swedish 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)):[20][21][22]

On November 20, 2019, multiple Olympic medalist and current world record holder Sarah Sjöström was officially selected to the Swedish roster for the Games, with fellow swimmers Louise Hansson (women's 100 m butterfly) and Erik Persson (men's 200 m breaststroke) joining her as part of the next batch two months later.[4][5]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Erik Persson 200 m breaststroke
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Louise Hansson 100 m butterfly
Sarah Sjöström 50 m freestyle
100 m freestyle
200 m freestyle
100 m butterfly
  50 m freestyle
  100 m freestyle
Sarah Sjöström
 
 
 
4 × 100 m freestyle relay N/A
Sarah Sjöström
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay N/A

Table tennisEdit

Sweden 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.[23]

On November 20, 2019, table tennis player Mattias Falck was officially selected to the Swedish roster for the Games.[4]

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
Mattias Falck Men's singles
 
Mattias Falck
 
 
Men's team N/A

WrestlingEdit

Sweden 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 Greco-Roman 77 kg and women's freestyle (62 and 68 kg) at the 2019 World Championships.[24]

On November 20, 2019, Greco-Roman wrestling rookie Alex Bjurberg Kessidis and freestyle wrestler Henna Johansson were officially selected to the Swedish roster for the Games.[4] Johansson's teammate and Rio 2016 bronze medalist Jenny Fransson was permanently removed from the team for the Games after testing positive for the banned steroid methyltestosterone.[25]

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 Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Alex Bjurberg Kessidis −77 kg
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Henna Johansson −62 kg
−68 kg

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