2021 ICF Canoe Marathon Masters World Championships
13 - 14 Sep 2021
It is a fundamental principle of this Qualification System that an athlete may only acquire one (1) athlete quota place for their NOC regardless of how many events the athlete competes in. Once an athlete obtains an athlete quota place they are not eligible to compete in any further Olympic Qualification Competitions.
Where an athlete qualifies for two (2) athlete quota places in the same boat class but for two (2) different distances (Men’s K1 1000m and K1 200m; or Women K1 500m and K1 200m) their NOC will be allocated the place in 1000m for men or 500m for women. The remaining athlete quota place in the 200m distance will be reallocated to the next highest ranked NOC in the 200m distance, not yet qualified.
Where an athlete qualifies for more than one (1) athlete quota place in different boat classes (i.e. K1, K2, K4 or C1 and C2) at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships the athlete's NOC will be allocated only one (1) athlete quota place. This shall be an athlete quota place in the event with the largest boat class out of the events in which the athlete qualified a quota