Here is look at Archery qualification system for Paris 2024 Olympics. We will update this post as and when quotas are allocated.
Archery at Paris 2024 Olympics
Similar to Tokyo 2020, there will be 5 events in Archery at Paris 2024 Olympics: Men’s Team, Women’s Team, Men’s Individual, Women’s Individual and Mixed Team. A total of 128 athletes will qualify for Paris Olympics in Archery – 118 quotas, 6 places for host country and 4 universality places.
A nation can send a maximum of 3 Male athletes and 3 Female athletes. If host nation does not its allocated quota places, those quotas will be reallocated basis World Ranking.
12 teams will participate in both Men’s and Women’s team events. 1 place is given to host country. 11 quotas will be given through 4 routes:
- 2023 World Championships: Top 3 Teams will qualify
- Continental Championship: 1 team will qualify from each of the 3 continental championship – Asia, Europe and America
- Final World Team Qualification Tournament: 3 teams will qualify
- Team World Ranking List: Top 2 ranked teams who have not yet qualified will qualify
If a nation is able to qualify for team event, they automatically get 3 quotas for respective individual events as well.
For nations who are unable to qualify in team event, maximum one individual will be able to qualify for individual event. This applies to both Men’s and Women’s events. Hence, getting qualified as a team should be top priority.
Qualification for Individual Events:
Quotas for individual events will be given through following routes:
2023 World Championships – 3 quotas
Continental Games – Asian Games – 2 quotas
Continental Qualification Tournament – 2 quotas at Asian tournament
Final World Individual Qualification Tournament – 2
Qualification for Mixed Teams Events:
The highest ranked 16 teams in ranking round at Paris Olympics will qualify for the Mixed Team Competition. Hence, a nation needs to have quotas in both Men’s and Women’s individual event for them to stand a chance for Mixed team event.
Winner of the 2022 Asian Games Mixed event will win 1 individual quota in each Men’s and Women’s event.
Timeline of Qualification:
10-25 September: Asian Games
1 April 2023 – 15 June 2024: Time period to achieve MQS score
28 July – 6 August 2023: World Championship
3-10 November: 2023 Asian Archery Championships
9-12 November: 2023 Asian Continental Qualification Tournament
15-16 June 2024 – Final World Qualifiers
TBC – World Ranking cut-off date