African Continental Championships
Cape Town, South Africa
Olympic placements: 2 (1 man, 1 woman)
HOW QUALIFICATION WORKS
- A total of 40 climbers (20 male, 20 female) will qualify for the Olympics.
- For each gender 1 spot is reserved for the host nation, leaving 19 spots.
- 1 spot is reserved for the Tripartite Commission, leaving 18 spots per gender.
- Each nation can only send a maximum of 2 male and 2 female climbers.
- There will be 7 competitions around the world to decide how the 18 spots will be filled.
- The first of these is the World Championship, where the top 7 climbers in each gender will qualify, leaving 11 spots.
- The second is the Olympic Qualifying Event, where the top 6 climbers in each gender will qualify, leaving 5 spots per gender remaining.
- Following that are 5 continental championship events where only climbers from that continent can enter. The top male and female from each event will qualify.
OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION EVENTS CALENDER
|13 – 21 Aug 2019||2019 IFSC Combined World Championships||Tokyo, Japan|
|28 Nov – 1 Dec 2019||Olympic Qualifying Event||Toulouse, France|
|24 Feb – 1 March 2020||Pan-American Championship||Los Angeles, USA|
|19 – 22 March 2020||Africa Championship||Cape Town, South Africa|
|20 – 27 March 2020||Europe Championship||Moscow, Russia|
|27 – 29 March 2020||Oceania Championship||Sydney, Australia|
|27 – 03 May 2020||Asia Championship||Morioka, Japan|