A total of 98 men will qualify to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan either individually or as a member of a team.
2018 World Championships
The top 3 NOCs qualify a full 4-member team based on their finish in the team final competition.
|China||Lin Chaopan, Sun Wei, Xiao Ruoteng, Zou Jingyuan|
|Russia||David Belyavskiy, Artur Dalaloyan, Aleksandr Kartsev, Nikita Nagornyy|
|Japan||Hashimoto Daiki, Kaya Kazuma, Kitazono Takeru, Tanigawa Wataru|
2019 World Championships | Teams
The top 9 NOCs qualified a full 4-member team based on their finish in team qualifications at the 2019 world championships.
|Ukraine||Illia Kovtun, Petro Pakhniuk, Igor Radivilov, Yevgen Yudenkov|
|Great Britain||Joe Fraser, James Hall, Giarnni Regini Moran, Max Whitlock|
|Switzerland||Christian Baumann, Pablo Brägger, Benjamin Gischard, Eddy Yusof|
|United States||Brody Malone, Sam Mikulak, Yul Moldauer, Shane Wiskus|
|Taiwan||Lee Chih-Kai, Shiao Yu-Jan, Tang Chia-Hung, Yu Chao-Wei|
|South Korea||Kim Han-sol, Lee Jun-ho, Ryu Sung-hyun, Yang Hak-seon|
|Brazil||Francisco Barretto Jr., Arthur Mariano, Diogo Soares, Caio Souza|
|Spain||Néstor Abad, Thierno Diallo, Nicolau Mir, Joel Plata|
|Germany||Andreas Toba, Lukas Dauser, Nils Dunkel, Philipp Herder|
2019 World Championships | Individuals
A total of 30 individual athletes will qualify nominative spots based on their finish in all-around qualifications (one per NOC) and apparatus finals (maximum of three per NOC across all apparatus).
|Carlos Yulo (Philippines)||Manrique Larduet (Cuba)|
|Ludovico Edalli (Italy)||Milad Karimi (Kazakhstan)|
|Loris Frasca (France)||Robert Tvorogal (Lithuania)|
|Alexander Shatilov (Israel)||Ferhat Arican (Turkey)|
|Artur Davtyan (Armenia)||David Huddleston (Bulgaria)|
|Bart Deurloo (Netherlands)||Daniel Corral (Mexico)|
|René Cournoyer (Canada)||Rasuljon Abdurakhimov (Uzbekistan)|
|Marios Georgiou (Cyprus)||Ivan Tikhonov (Azerbaijan)|
|David Rumbutis (Sweden)||Andrey Likhovitskiy (Belarus)*|
|Artem Dolgopyat (Israel)||Rhys McClenaghan (Ireland)|
|Cyril Tommasone (France)||Ibrahim Colak (Turkey)|
|Marco Lodadio (Italy)||Samir Aït Saïd (France)|
|Marian Dragulescu (Romania)||Le Thanh Tung (Vietnam)|
|Shek Wai Hung (Hong Kong)||Ahmet Önder (Turkey)|
|Tin Srbic (Croatia)||Tyson Bull (Australia)|
|David Jessen (Czech Republic)*|
*Andrey Likhovitskiy of Belarus withdrew from his nominative spot on July 2, and it was reallocated to the first reserve, David Jessen of the Czech Republic.
2018-2020 Apparatus World Cup Series
A total of 6 individual athletes will qualify nominative spots based on their ranking at the conclusion of the eight-meet series, beginning in November 2018 and concluding in March 2020.
|Floor Exercise||Rayderley Zapata (Spain)|
|Pommel Horse||Kameyama Kohei (Japan)|
|Still Rings||Eleftherios Petrounias (Greece)|
|Vault||Shin Jea-hwan (South Korea)|
|Parallel Bars||You Hao (China)|
|High Bar||Epke Zonderland (Netherlands)|
2020 All-Around World Cup Series
A total of 3 nations will qualify 1 individual spot apiece based on their ranking at the conclusion of the four-meet series held March–April 2020.
Edit: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the all-around world cup series was canceled, and the three nations were selected based on the team rankings in qualifications at the 2019 world championships.
2020 Continental Championships
A total of 9 spots will be awarded to an individual on a nominative basis if the individual’s NOC didn’t qualify a full team to the Games, or on a non-nominative basis to the NOC if the individual’s NOC has already qualified a full team.
|African Championships||Omar Mohamed (Egypt)||Uche Eke (Nigeria)|
|Pan American Championships||Alec Yoder (United States)**||Arthur Zanetti (Brazil)**|
|Asian Championships*||Dinh Phuong Thanh (Vietnam)||Loo Phay Xing (Malaysia)|
|European Championships||Adem Asil (Turkey)||Vladislav Poliashov (Russia)**|
|Oceania Championships||Mikhail Koudinov (New Zealand)|
*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Asian Championships were canceled. Asia’s two continental berths were instead awarded to the top two gymnasts from Asian NOCs that had not previously qualified athletes to the Olympic Games based on all-around qualifications at 2019 world championships.
**Russia and the United States earned non-nominative berths for the NOC and later named the athletes who will compete in these spots.
Host Country & Tripartite Invitations
The host country is guaranteed 1 spot if not qualified through other criteria, and 1 nominative tripartite commission invitation spot is available to an athlete meeting eligibility criteria.
|Sofus Heggemsnes (Norway)*||Matvei Petrov (Albania)**|
* Since Japan qualified a full team to the Olympic Games, the host country berth was reallocated to the next highest-ranked all-around athlete based on qualifications at world championships in 2019.
**Countries eligible for the tripartite invitation that competed at world championships in 2019 included Albania, Kuwait, Monaco, and Syria.