2021 ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 3
25 - 27 Jun 2021
All athletes must comply with the provisions of the Olympic Charter that is currently in force, including but not limited to, Rule 41 (Nationality of Competitors) and Rule 43 (World Anti-Doping Code and the Olympic Movement Code on the Prevention of Manipulation of Competitions). Only those athletes who comply with the Olympic Charter may participate in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The initial distribution for the 170 athlete quota places and 82 boat quota places available at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships is set out in the table below, subject to the limits set out in Section B.2. and any subsequent reallocation in accordance with this Qualification System.
All the athlete quota places for the K4 events will be allocated at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships. (i) The 10 highest ranked NOCs from the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships will receive four (4) athlete quota places each. (ii) 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. (iii) 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.