2021 Liffey Descent
11 September 2021
Where there are fewer than four (4) continents represented in the 10 highest ranked NOCs, then to the extent necessary to ensure that NOCs from four (4) continents receive athlete quota places, the tenth (10th), ninth (9th) and if necessary, the eighth (8th) ranked place(s) will be reallocated to the next highest ranked NOC at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships from a continent without any K4 boats qualified in that event.
Where NOCs from fewer than 4 continents compete in the Finals at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, then the highest ranked NOC(s) not yet qualified will obtain the athlete quota places regardless of continent.
The athlete quota places available from the Global Qualification Competitions will be allocated as follows: i) The five (5) highest ranked NOCs from the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in each of the Men’s individual events (K1 200m, K1 1000m and C1 1000m) and the Women’s individual events (K1 200m, K1 500m and C1 200m) will receive one (1) athlete quota place each. ii) The highest ranked NOCs in each of the events at the Global Qualification Competition 2020 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2 will receive one (1) athlete quota place for their NOC in the respective events.