World Athletics Federation postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifying

The World Athletics Federation (IAAF) has just decided to postpone the Tokyo Olympic qualifier 2021 until December of this year after consulting with the athletes committee, the president of the regional federations and the Federation Council. In its statement, IAAF stated that the Tokyo Olympic 2021 qualifiers will not take place from 6-4 to 30-11-2020.

During this time, results obtained at any tournament are not considered for the Tokyo Olympic 2021 or world ranking. These results will only be recorded for statistical work (including world records), but not for Olympic athletes. Tokyo Olympic 2021 athletics qualifiers will return from December 1, 2020, but it depends on the situation at the time.

New schedule

The World Athletics Federation (IAAF) has just decided to change the way the athletes are counted for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games (taking place in 2021).

Accordingly, the performance of all players competing in tournaments from April 6 to November 30, 2020 will not be counted. They only acknowledge the results for players attending the tournament from December 1 to 12, 2020 to June 29, 2021.

The complicated spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in many countries around the world has led to a series of delays and cancellations of many tournaments in the Olympic competition scoring system, including many of our subjects. hopefully there will be athletes who perform well such as shooting, karatedo, badminton, taekwondo…

The postponement of also affects the training and competition plans

Experts are rushing to calculate to prepare the preparation plan for the team. This is to prepare the best for the next time, when the disease is controlled. Then, the competition will take place continuously. This is an urgent task to be deployed at the present time and in the near future.

The decision of IAAF has created maximum conditions for the athletes to have more time to prepare for physical training and performance after many days of non-competition due to Covid-19.