Ecuador at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Ecuador at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ecuador.svg
NOCEcuadorian National Olympic Committee (in Spanish)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors15 in 5 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Ecuador is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It will be the nation's fifteenth appearance at the Summer Olympics.


One Ecuadorian archer qualified for the women's individual recurve at the Games by securing the last of three available spots as the next highest-ranked eligible placer at the 2021 Pan American Championships in Monterrey, Mexico.[2]

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


Ecuadorian 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):[3][4]

  • 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 and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Álex Quiñónez Men's 200 m
Andrés Chocho Men's 20 km walk N/A
Men's 50 km walk N/A
Brian Pintado Men's 20 km walk N/A
Claudio Villanueva Men's 50 km walk N/A
Andrea Bonilla Women's marathon N/A
Glenda Morejón Women's 20 km walk N/A
Karla Jaramillo
Paola Pérez



Ecuador entered two riders to compete in the men's Olympic road race, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) in the UCI World Ranking.[5]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Jonathan Caicedo Men's time trial
Richard Carapaz Men's road race
Jefferson Alveiro Cepeda

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Ecuador qualified one modern pentathlete for the women's event, signifying the country's Olympic debut in the sport. Marcela Cuaspud secured a selection by finishing among the top two for Latin America and thirteen overall at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima.[6]

Athlete Event Fencing
(épée one touch)
(200 m freestyle)
(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
Marcela Cuaspud Women's


Ecuadorian 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, the 2019 Pan American Games, and Championships of the Americas, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[7]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Diana Durango Women's 10 m air pistol
Women's 25 m pistol
Andrea Pérez Peña Women's 10 m air pistol
Women's 25 m pistol

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Six countries add Olympic quota places at Americas continental qualifier". World Archery. 27 March 2021. Retrieved 27 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ " – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Athletes' quotas for Road Cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games". UCI. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Marcela Cuaspud obtuvo un cupo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020 en Pentatlón Moderno" [Marcela Cuaspud obtained a quota in the modern pentathlon for Tokyo 2020] (in Spanish). Ecuador: El Comercio. 27 July 2019. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.