Austria

History

Austria was one of the nations to have competed at the first Summer Olympic Games in 1896. They have competed at every summer games, with the exception of 1920. The nation typically sends athletes in a diverse set of sports. Since 1980 at least 70 athletes have represented Austria.

Austria has won at least one medal at the summer games with the exception of 1964 and 2012. In total 87 medals in 16 sports have been won by Austria with canoeing (14) and swimming (12) being the most. Their most successful summer athletes were cyclist Adolf Schmal (medals in 1896) and swimmer Otto Whale (medals in 1900-1904) whom both won a gold, silver and bronze medal. In 2016 Austria won a bronze medal in sailing.

Qualified Quotas

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Marathon Lemawork Ketema Lemawork Ketema
Peter Herzog Peter Herzog
Men’s Discus Throw Lukas Weisshaidinger Lukas Weisshaidinger

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Heptathlon Verena Preiner Verena Preiner
Ivona Dadic Ivona Dadic

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s K1 Slalom Felix Oschmautz Felix Oschmautz
Women’s K1 Slalom Corinna Kuhnle Viktoria Wolffhardt
Women’s C1 Slalom Nadine Weratschnig Nadine Weratschnig

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Cross-Country Laura Stigger
Men’s Road Race Qualified Via Rankings
Women’s Road Race Kathrin Schweinberger
Men’s Time Trial Qualified Via Rankings
Men’s Madison Qualified Via Rankings
Men’s Omnium Eligible to Compete

Equestrian

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Individual Dressage From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Team Dressage Composite Rankings
Individual Eventing Lea Siegl
Horse: Fighting Line

Gymnastics

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Artistic Individual Events Elisa Haemmerle Elisa Haemmerle

Rowing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Single Sculls Magdalena Lobnig Magdalena Lobnig

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 49er Benjamin Bildstein
David Hussl
Benjamin Bildstein
David Hussl
Women’s 49erFX Tanja Frank
Lorena Abicht
Tanja Frank
Lorena Abicht
Mixed Nacra 17 Foiling Thomas Zajac
Barbara Matz
Thomas Zajac
Barbara Matz

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 10m Air Rifle Martin Strempfl
Women’s 10m Air Pistol Sylvia Steiner

Sport Climbing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Combined Jakob Schubert Jakob Schubert
Women’s Combined Jessica Pilz Jessica Pilz

Swimming

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 800m Freestyle Felix Aubock Felix Aubock

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 1500m Freestyle Marlene Kahler Marlene Kahler
Women’s 200m Backstroke Lena Grabowski Lena Grabowski

Table Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Singles From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Women’s Team Sofia Polcanova
Amelie Solja
Jia Liu
Karoline Mischek
Yuan Liu