|Nigeria at the|
2020 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Nigeria Olympic Committee|
|in Tokyo, Japan|
|Competitors||23 in 5 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Nigeria is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Since the nation made its debut in 1952, Nigerian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, with the exception of the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal because of the African boycott.
- 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
|Emmanuel Bamidele||400 m||N/A|
|Raymond Ekevwo||100 m||Bye|
|Divine Oduduru||100 m||Bye|
|Tobi Amusan||100 m hurdles||N/A|
|Blessing Okagbare||100 m||Bye|
- Field events
|Chukwuebuka Enekwechi||Men's shot put|
|Ese Brume||Women's long jump|
- Team roster
- Men's team event – 1 team of 12 players
Nigeria qualified a single boat (women's C-1 200 m) for the Games by winning the gold medal at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco, marking the country's Olympic debut in this sporting discipline.
|Women's C-1 200 m|
Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)
Nigeria qualified one boat in the women's single sculls for the Games by finishing third in the B-final and securing the last of five berths available at the 2019 FISA African Olympic Qualification Regatta in Tunis, Tunisia.
|Women's single sculls|
Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage
Nigeria qualified one wrestler for the women's freestyle 57 kg into the Olympic competition, as a result of her top six finish at the 2019 World Championships.
- 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.
- Women's freestyle
|Athlete||Event||Round of 16||Quarterfinal||Semifinal||Repechage||Final / BM|
|Odunayo Adekuoroye||−57 kg|
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