Tajikistan made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1996, after the dissolution of the Soviet Union and has competed ever since. The nation sends a small delegation of around 10 athletes to compete at each Olympics. The athletes typically compete in athletics, boxing, judo, swimming and wrestling. In total the nation has won four medals across four sports; athletics, boxing, judo and wrestling. In 2016 Tajikistan won a single medal, a gold medal by hammer thrower Dilshod Nazarov.

Qualified Quotas


Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Lightweight Bakhodur Usmanov Bakhodur Usmanov
Men’s Light Heavyweight Shabbos Negmatulloev Shabbos Negmatulloev
Men’s Super Heavyweight Siyovush Zukhurov Siyovush Zukhurov


Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -73kg Over 1 Eligible Athlete Somon Makhmadbekov
Men’s -81kg Akmal Murodov Akmal Murodov
Men’s -90kg Komronshokh Ustopiriyon Komronshokh Ustopiriyon
Men’s +100kg Temur Rakhimov Temur Rakhimov