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United States at the 2020 Summer Olympics

The United States, represented by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. U.S. athletes have appeared in every Summer Olympics of the modern era, with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, which they boycotted in protest of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

United States at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of the United States.svg
IOC codeUSA
NOCUnited States Olympic Committee
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors209 in 16 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

ArcheryEdit

One U.S. archer qualified for the men's individual recurve by reaching the quarterfinal stage and obtaining one of the four available spots at the 2019 World Archery Championships in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.[1] Another U.S. archer secured a spot in the women's individual recurve by winning the mixed team title at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[2]

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
Men's individual
Women's individual

BasketballEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

The U.S. women's basketball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup in Spain.[3]

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

CyclingEdit

Mountain bikingEdit

United States entered one mountain biker to compete in the women's Olympic cross-country race, by virtue of her best individual ranking at the 2019 Pan American Championships.

Athlete Event Time Rank
Women's cross-country

DivingEdit

U.S. divers qualified for the following individual spots and synchronized teams at the Games through the 2019 FINA World Championships. Divers must finish in the top two of each individual event and accumulate the highest score as a pair in each of the synchronized events at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials, held in Indianapolis, Indiana (June 13 to 21), to assure their coveted selection to the Olympic team.[4]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
  Men's 3 m springboard
 
  Men's 10 m platform
 
  Women's 10 m platform
 
 
 
Women's 10 m synchronized platform N/A

EquestrianEdit

U.S. equestrians qualified a full squad each in the team dressage, eventing, and jumping competitions through the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina and the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[5][6]

DressageEdit

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

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
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A N/A

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

The United States fielded a full squad of four gymnasts in the women's artistic gymnastics events by virtue of a top three finish in the team all-around at the 2018 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Doha, Qatar.[7]

Women
Team
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
  Team N/A
  N/A
  N/A
  N/A
Total


KarateEdit

Athlete Event Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Men's −67 kg
Men's −75 kg
Men's Kata

Modern pentathlonEdit

U.S. athletes qualified for the following spots to compete in modern pentathlon. Amro El-Geziry, a three-time Olympian from Egypt who immigrated to the US, and rookie Samantha Achtenberg secured a selection each in the men's and women's event respectively by virtue of a top-five finish at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima.[8][9]

Athlete Event Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Combined: shooting/running
(10 m air pistol)/(3200 m)
Total points Final rank
RR BR Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Amro El-Geziry Men's
Samantha Achtenberg Women's

Rugby sevensEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

The United States national rugby sevens team qualified for the Olympics by advancing to the quarterfinals in the 2019 London Sevens, securing a top four spot in the 2018–19 World Rugby Sevens Series.[10]

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

Women's tournamentEdit

The United States women's national rugby sevens team qualified for the Olympics by winning the bronze medal and securing an outright berth at the penultimate leg of the 2018–19 World Rugby Women's Sevens Series.[11]

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

SailingEdit

U.S. sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, the 2019 Pan American Games, and the continental regattas.[12][13] The U.S. Olympic team will be determined based on the sailors' finishing positions, along with the cumulative series scores, from their respective boats at major international regattas in three selection phases: early, middle, and late.[14]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Laser
Finn
 
 
470
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Laser Radial N/A
 
 
49erFX
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

ShootingEdit

U.S. 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, 2019 Pan American Games, and Championships of the Americas, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[15]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
  10 m air rifle
 
  50 m rifle 3 positions
 
  10 m air pistol
 
25 m rapid fire pistol
  Trap
 
  Skeet
 
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
  10 m air rifle
 
  50 m rifle 3 positions
 
  25 m pistol
 
  Trap
 
  Skeet
 

SoftballEdit

U.S. women's softball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing a lone outright berth at the 2018 Women's Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan.[16]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 15 players

Sport climbingEdit

U.S. athletes qualified for the following spots to compete in sport climbing. 18-year-old Brooke Raboutou became the first sport climber to be selected to the U.S. team for the Games by advancing to the final of the women's combined event and securing one of the seven provisional berths at the 2019 IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan.[17][18]

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
Brooke Raboutou Women's

SwimmingEdit

U.S. 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)):[19][20] To assure their selection to the U.S. team, swimmers must finish in the top two of each individual pool event under the Olympic qualifying cut at the 2020 Olympic Trials (June 21 to 28) in Omaha, Nebraska.

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m freestyle relay N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 200 m freestyle relay N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay N/A
Jordan Wilimovsky 10 km open water N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m freestyle relay N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 200 m freestyle relay N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay N/A
Haley Anderson 10 km open water N/A
Ashley Twichell N/A
Mixed
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m medley relay

VolleyballEdit

IndoorEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

U.S. men's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by securing an outright berth as the highest-ranked nation for pool B at the Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands.[21]

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

Women's tournamentEdit

U.S. women's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by securing an outright berth as the highest-ranked nation for pool C at the Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament in Shreveport, Louisiana.[22]

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

Water poloEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

The United States men's national water polo team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.[23]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 11 players

Women's tournamentEdit

The United States women's national water polo team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the 2019 FINA Women's Water Polo World League in Budapest, Hungary.[24]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 11 players

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bangladesh qualifies its first-ever archer to the Olympic Games". World Archery. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  2. ^ "USA and Colombia guarantee women's Olympic places by making pairs final in Lima". World Archery. 11 August 2019. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
  3. ^ Bowker, Paul (30 September 2018). "Team USA Secures 10th Women's Basketball World Cup Title And Qualifies For 2020 Olympics". Team USA. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Indianapolis To Host 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Divings". Team USA. 2 May 2018. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  5. ^ Price, Karen (13 September 2018). "Tokyo Bound! U.S. Dressage Team Wins Silver At World Equestrian Games, Secures Olympic Qualification". Team USA. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  6. ^ Shinn, Peggy (21 September 2018). "U.S. Jumping Team Wins World Equestrian Title For First Time In 32 Years, Qualifies For 2020 Olympics". Team USA. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  7. ^ McDougall, Chrös (30 October 2018). "With Another Dominant World-Title Win, U.S. Women's Gymnastics Punches Ticket To Tokyo Olympics". Team USA. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  8. ^ Rourke, Brendan (28 July 2019). "Amro Elgeziry Finishes Fifth, Qualifies for Tokyo 2020 in Men's Modern Pentathlon". Team USA. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  9. ^ Hansey, Kendra (27 July 2019). "Pentathlete Samantha Achterberg Earns Pan Am Games Silver, Qualifies For First Olympic Team". Team USA. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  10. ^ "U.S. men's rugby team qualifies for Tokyo Olympics". NBC Sports. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  11. ^ "New Zealand win HSBC Canada Women's Sevens". World Rugby. 12 May 2019. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  12. ^ "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  13. ^ "First Finn and Men's 470 Tokyo 2020 nations confirmed". World Sailing. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  14. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Olympic Trials Tracker". US Sailing. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  16. ^ "U.S. Softball Team Qualifies For 2020 Olympic Games, Is First U.S. Team To Earn Spot In Tokyo". Team USA. 12 August 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  17. ^ Penny, Brandon (18 August 2019). "Brooke Raboutou Makes History As First-Ever American Climber To Qualify For An Olympic Games". Team USA. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Where do we stand on Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification in sport climbing?". Olympic Channel. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  19. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
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  21. ^ "USA claim spot at 2020 Olympics". FIVB. 11 August 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
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  24. ^ "Team USA Punches Ticket In Women's Water Polo To 2020 Olympics, Wins World League Super Final". United States Olympic Committee. 9 June 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2019.