World Athletics launches monitoring software for Olympic qualification


Discovering out in case your favorite athlete will qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics has simply grow to be rather more accessible. Earlier this week, World Athletics launched a brand new on-line software referred to as “Highway to Paris 2024,” designed to help athletes, media and followers by offering real-time insights and an summary of athletes in a qualifying place.

Canada’s Moh Ahmed celebrates silver within the males’s 5,000m on the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Roger Sedres/Athletics Canada

Customers of the software can conveniently seek for info by self-discipline, nation, and qualification standing, making certain easy accessibility to the info they want. The software doesn’t, and won’t, point out which athletes have been chosen for entry by their Nationwide Olympic Committee (NOC), as these lists will likely be printed by every NOC nearer to the 2024 Video games.

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The qualification course of for the 2024 Paris Olympics will likely be the same association to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the final two World Championships held in Eugene and Budapest. 50 per cent of athletes will qualify based mostly on entry requirements, whereas the remaining 50 per cent should safe their spots by the World Athletics world rankings.

The deadline for marathon, race strolling occasions and 10,000m qualification is Might 5, whereas athletes for all different occasions should be finalized by June 30.

Aaron Brown Tokyo Olympics
Aaron Brown rounds the bend of the boys’s 200m on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Photograph by Mark Blinch/COC

Crew Canada despatched 57 observe and subject athletes to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the place they received six of Canada’s 24 medals (two gold, two silver, and two bronze), making it one of the profitable Olympic Video games for Crew Canada in historical past. This tied the mark of six from Rio and was solely three behind the nation’s finest complete of 9 received on the L.A. Olympics in 1932.

The net qualification software will be discovered right here.


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