Uzbekistan at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Uzbekistan is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. It will be the nation's seventh consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics in the post-Soviet era.

Uzbekistan at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg
IOC codeUZB
NOCNational Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Websitewww.olympic.uz (in Uzbek and English)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors14 in 8 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

AthleticsEdit

Uzbek 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
Svetlana Radzivil Women's high jump

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Uzbekistan qualified a single boat in the women's C-2 500 m for the Games by finishing fifth in the final race at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.[3]

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

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

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Uzbekistan entered one rider to compete in the men's Olympic road race, by finishing in the top two, not yet qualified, at the 2019 Asian Championships in Tashkent. An additional spot was awarded to the Uzbekistani cyclist in the women's road race by virtue of her top 100 individual finish in the UCI World Ranking.[4]

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

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Uzbekistan entered two artistic gymnasts into the Olympic competition. Rasuljon Abdurakhimov and seven-time Olympian Oksana Chusovitina 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
Rasuljon Abdurakhimov All-around
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Oksana Chusovitina All-around

Modern pentathlonEdit

Uzbek athletes qualified for the following spots to compete in modern pentathlon for the first time in history. Alexander Savkin and Alise Fakhrutdinova confirmed places each in the men's and women's event, respectively, with the former finishing fifth and the latter third among those eligible for Olympic qualification at the 2019 Asia & Oceania Championships in Kunming, China.[5][6]

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
Alexander Savkin Men's
Alise Fakhrutdinova Women's

TaekwondoEdit

Uzbekistan entered one athlete into the taekwondo competition at the Games. Rio 2016 Olympian Nikita Rafalovich qualified directly for the second time in the men's welterweight 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
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nikita Rafalovich Men's −80 kg

TennisEdit

Uzbekistan entered one tennis player into the Olympic tournament. Two-time Olympian Denis Istomin secured the outright berth by winning the men's singles title at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.[7]

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
Denis Istomin Men's singles

WrestlingEdit

Uzbekistan qualified four 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 125 kg and Greco-Roman (60, 77, and 87 kg) at the 2019 World Championships.[8]

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
Elmurat Tasmuradov −60 kg
Jalgasbay Berdimuratov −77 kg
Rustam Assakalov −87 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. ^ "First round of Olympic canoe sprint quotas allocated". International Canoe Federation. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  5. ^ Etchells, Daniel (12 November 2019). "South Korea's Lee wins men's event at Asia/Oceania Modern Pentathlon Championships". Inside the Games. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  6. ^ Palmer, Dan (11 November 2019). "South Korea's Kim wins women's title at Modern Pentathlon Asian Championships". Inside the Games. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Games-Gold medal secures Istomin's spot in Tokyo Olympics". Reuters. 25 August 2018. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  8. ^ 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.