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QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020
Original Version: ENGLISH 08 May 2020
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WORLD KARATE FEDERATION (WKF)
Karate
Men’s Events (4) Women’s Events (4)
Kumite - 67 kgs.
Kumite - 75 kgs.
Kumite +75 kgs.
Kata
Kumite -55 kgs.
Kumite -61 kgs.
Kumite +61kgs.
Kata
1. Total Quota:
Qualification Places Host Country Places
Tripartite Commission
Invitation Places
Total
Men 34 4 2 40
Women 34 4 2 40
Total 68 8 4 80
2. Maximum Number of Athletes per National Olympic Committee (NOC):
A NOC may qualify a maximum of four (4) male and four (4) female athletes with a maximum of one
(1) athlete in each event
Quota per NOC Event Specific Quota
Men 4 1 athlete per event
Women 4 1 athlete per event
Total 8
3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:
The quota place is allocated to the athlete(s) by name
All athletes must comply with the provisions of the Olympic Charter 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.
A. EVENTS (8)
B. ATHLETES QUOTA
C. ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY
QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020
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Additional IF Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible to participate in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, all athletes, including those belonging to the
Host Country or receiving Tripartite Commission Invitation Places, must:
- be a WKF NF member.
- be a member in good standing with their National Federation.
- be born on or before June 2005 (Date TBC) for the Kata events and on or before June 2003 (Date
TBC) for the Kumite events.
- be the 50 highest ranked athletes within his or her weight category in the WKF World Ranking as of
May 2021 (Date TBC), with the exception of athletes that have won their place through Continental
Games or the WKF Qualification Tournament.
Events: For the Olympic Games the (5) WKF Kumite Senior men categories and the (5) WKF Senior women
categories will be combined to form (3) Olympic weight categories per gender as follows:
WKF Categories Senior
Olympic Games
Categories
Men
-60kg
-67kg
-67kg
-75kg -75kg
-84kg
+75kg
+84kg
WKF Categories Senior
Olympic Games
Categories
Women
-50kg
-55kg
-55kg
-61kg -61kg
-68kg
+61kg
+68kg
D. QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020
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QUALIFICATION PLACES
There is a maximum of ten (10) qualification places per gender in each of the Kumite weight categories as
well as in the Kata category.
MEN & WOMEN
Number of
Quota Places Qualification Phase
16 Men
16 Women
(32 athletes
4 per category)
Olympic Standing as of May 2021 (Date TBC)
The four (4) highest ranked athletes per gender and Olympic event in the Olympic Standing
as of May 2021 (Date TBC) will be allocated one (1) quota place respecting the maximum
quota per NOC.
The Olympic Standing will be published on a continuous basis. The Olympic Standing is
regulated in the section 2.2. of the World Ranking Regulations, which is to be found under
the following link: [link to be activated in due time]
In the events where two (2) standard WKF Kumite weight categories have been merged to
accommodate the Olympic weight categories, the two (2) highest ranked athletes selected
from each of the standard WKF weight categories will be allocated one (1) quota place
respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
When the Olympic weight category (event) corresponds to the WKF Weight category,
automatically the four (4) highest ranked in the WKF Olympic Standing are qualified
respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
When the Olympic weight category corresponds to two WKF weight categories, then only
the two (2) highest ranked per WKF Standard weight category in the Olympic Standing
qualify, defining a total of four (4) athletes in the Olympic weight category and respecting
the maximum quota per NOC.
12 Men
12 Women
(24 athletes
3 per category)
Qualification tournament, Place (TBC), June 2021 (Date TBC)
The tournament will consist of the categories determined for Tokyo 2020.
Each NOC will have the opportunity to register one (1) athlete for each of the eight (8)
categories, with exception to any category where they already have an athlete qualified for
Tokyo 2020 through the Olympic Standing of May 2021 (Date TBC).
Host country athletes (Japan) will only be able to register and compete in those categories
in which no Japanese athlete is among the 50 highest ranked in the WKF Ranking as of
May 2021 (Date TBC).
Athletes already qualified will not be allowed to participate.
The three (3) highest placed athletes in each of the eight (8) Olympic events will
automatically qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games respecting the maximum quota
per NOC.
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12 athletes
(Maximum of 3
per category)
Continental representation
A total of twelve (12) quota places will be available for continental representation with a
maximum of three (3) per Olympic category. Respecting the maximum of ten (10)
qualification places per gender per event.
The following Continental Games will serve as qualification events:
- European Games, 14-30 June 2019, Minsk (Belarus)
- Pan-American Games, 26 July-11 August 2019, Lima (Peru)
Continental Federation Acronym Number of quota places
African Karate Federation UF AK 3 (at least 2 different NOCs)
Asian Karate Federation AKF 2
European Karate Federation EKF 2
Oceanian Karate Federation OKF 2
Panamerican Karate Federation) PKF 3 (at least 2 different NOCs)
The highest ranked athlete, between all gold medallists of each Continental Games across
all events, in the Olympic Standing on May 2021 (Date TBC), not yet qualified through the
Olympic Standing or the Qualification tournament, will obtain one (1) quota place, respecting
the maximum quota per NOC.
In case all gold medallists already qualified but the quota per continent has not been filled,
then the place will be allocated to the next best ranked athlete from the Continental Games.
The process will be continued down to the bronze medallists.
Should the place still be available after bronze medallists, then the allocation will be based
on Olympic Standing as of May 2021 (Date TBC), respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
If Continental Games are not approved as a qualification event on a specific continent, then
the highest ranked athlete not yet qualified from the Olympic Standing on May 2021 (Date
TBC) from that specific continent, will obtain the quota place, respecting the maximum quota
per NOC.
The following sequence will be applied for the allocation of quotas:
• Selection 1 - OKF : 2 athletes (one per gender)
• Selection 2 - UFAK : 2 athletes (one per gender)
• Selection 3 - PKF : 2 athletes (one per gender)
• Selection 4 - AKF : 2 athletes (one per gender)
• Selection 5 - EKF : 2 athletes (one per gender)
• Selection 6 - UFAK: 1 athlete (one per gender)
• Selection 7 - PKF : 1 athlete (one man or one woman depending on selection 6)
Should above not determine the priority of the ties, the resolution defined for Olympic
Standings in the WKF World Ranking Regulations will apply (link[link to be activated in due
time])
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HOST COUNTRY PLACES
The Host Country (Japan) is entitled to a maximum representation of one (1) athlete for each of the three
kumite weight categories and the one (1) kata category for respectively men and women – a total of eight (8)
athletes.
Should the host country qualify through the Olympic Standing or the Qualification tournament, such places will
count as host country place and will be reallocated according to the process outlined in Section F.
Any remaining Host Country places will be allocated to the highest ranked athletes in the Tokyo Olympic
Standing as of May 2021 (Date TBC), respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
TRIPARTITE COMMISSION INVITATION PLACES
Four (4) Tripartite Commission Invitation Places – two (2) male and two (2) female - are made available to
eligible NOCs at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, subject to the athletes meeting the required technical level
and eligibility criteria defined under section C.
On 14 October 2019, the International Olympic Committee will invite all eligible NOCs to submit their requests
for Tripartite Commission Invitation Places. The deadline for NOCs to submit their requests is 15 January
2020.The Tripartite Commission will confirm, in writing, the allocation of the invitation places to the relevant
NOCs after the end of the qualification period for the concerned sport (date to be added).
Detailed information on Tripartite Invitation places is contained in the “Tokyo 2020 - Tripartite Commission
Invitation Places – Allocation Procedure”.
WKF will publish the final list of qualified athletes by June 2021 (Date TBC) on the Olympic Games Tokyo
2020 section of the WKF website (www.wkf.net).
The WKF will confirm in writing to NOCs and NFs one day after the quota places they have achieved.
The NOCs will then have one (1) week until June 2021 (Date TBC), to confirm to WKF and Tokyo 2020 if they
wish to use these quota places, as detailed in section G. Qualification timeline.
CONFIRMATION OF HOST COUNTRY PLACES
The Host Country must confirm in writing to WKF and Tokyo 2020 by June 2021 (Date TBC) the participation
of its athletes subject to the athletes meeting the required technical level and the eligibility criteria defined
under section C.
E. CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES
QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020
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REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUALIFICATION PLACES
If an allocated quota place is not confirmed by the NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline of June
2021 (Date TBC) or is declined by the NOC, the quota place will be reallocated as follows:
• Olympic Standing: If the athlete is qualified through Olympic Standing, and is not confirmed by the NOC,
the place will be reallocated to the next highest ranked athlete as per Olympic Standing of May 2021
(Date TBC), respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
• Qualification tournament: If the athlete is qualified through the qualification tournament, and is not
confirmed by the NOC, the quota place will be reallocated to the to the next highest ranked athlete as per
Olympic Standing of May 2021 (Date TBC), respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
• Continental representation: If the athlete is qualified through the continental representation method, and
is not confirmed by the NOC, the quota place will be reallocated according to the same procedure, under
which the original athlete was qualified in, respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
REALLOCATION OF UNUSED HOST COUNTRY PLACES
If the host country place is not confirmed by the NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline of June 2021
(Date TBC) or is declined by the NOC, the quota place will be reallocated to the highest ranked athlete not yet
qualified on the Olympic Standing as of May 2021 (Date TBC) in the respective event, respecting the maximum
quota per NOC.
REALLOCATION OF UNUSED TRIPARTITE COMMISSION INVITATION PLACES
If the Tripartite Commission is not able to allocate a Tripartite Commission Invitation Place, the quota will be
reallocated to the highest ranked athlete in the applicable category from an NOC not already represented as
per Olympic Standing of May 2021 (Date TBC).
F. REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES
QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020
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Date Milestone
From 02 July 2018 to 29 June
2021
Qualification Period
15 January 2020 Tripartite Invitations Application Deadline for NOCs
May 2021 (Date TBC) Olympic Standing, applicable as of
June 2021 (Date TBC) Qualification Tournament, Place (TBC)
June 2021 (Date TBC) Host Country to confirm quota
June 2021 (Date TBC) Final List of Qualified Athletes to be published
June 2021 (Date TBC) NOC’s Information, WKF to inform NOCs and NFs of their allocated
quota places
June 2021 (Date TBC) NOC’s Confirmation of the use of allocated quota places to WKF
TBC Tripartite Invitations Confirmation, Tripartite Commission to confirm
in writing the allocation of Invitation Places to the NOCs
June 2021 (Date TBC) Reallocation Dates, WKF to reallocate all unused quota places
5 July 2021 Tokyo 2020 Sport Entries Deadline
23 July – 8 August 2021 Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
*NOTE: Exclusively the three events (1. PL Rabat 2020 / 2. EKF Championships Baku 2020 / 3.
Qualification Tournament Paris 2020) that could not take place in 2020 due to coronavirus outbreak
will be replaced in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Standing by 1. PL Rabat 2021 or similar event / 2. EKF
Championships Goteborg 2021 / 3. Qualification Tournament 2021, as detailed in the Olympic Standing
section of the WKF Ranking Rules.
G. QUALIFICATION TIMELINE

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Final 2020-05-08 - tokyo 2020 - revised qualification system - karate - eng

  • 1. QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020 Original Version: ENGLISH 08 May 2020 Page 1/7 WORLD KARATE FEDERATION (WKF) Karate Men’s Events (4) Women’s Events (4) Kumite - 67 kgs. Kumite - 75 kgs. Kumite +75 kgs. Kata Kumite -55 kgs. Kumite -61 kgs. Kumite +61kgs. Kata 1. Total Quota: Qualification Places Host Country Places Tripartite Commission Invitation Places Total Men 34 4 2 40 Women 34 4 2 40 Total 68 8 4 80 2. Maximum Number of Athletes per National Olympic Committee (NOC): A NOC may qualify a maximum of four (4) male and four (4) female athletes with a maximum of one (1) athlete in each event Quota per NOC Event Specific Quota Men 4 1 athlete per event Women 4 1 athlete per event Total 8 3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places: The quota place is allocated to the athlete(s) by name All athletes must comply with the provisions of the Olympic Charter 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. A. EVENTS (8) B. ATHLETES QUOTA C. ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY
  • 2. QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020 Original Version: ENGLISH 08 May 2020 Page 2/7 Additional IF Eligibility Criteria To be eligible to participate in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, all athletes, including those belonging to the Host Country or receiving Tripartite Commission Invitation Places, must: - be a WKF NF member. - be a member in good standing with their National Federation. - be born on or before June 2005 (Date TBC) for the Kata events and on or before June 2003 (Date TBC) for the Kumite events. - be the 50 highest ranked athletes within his or her weight category in the WKF World Ranking as of May 2021 (Date TBC), with the exception of athletes that have won their place through Continental Games or the WKF Qualification Tournament. Events: For the Olympic Games the (5) WKF Kumite Senior men categories and the (5) WKF Senior women categories will be combined to form (3) Olympic weight categories per gender as follows: WKF Categories Senior Olympic Games Categories Men -60kg -67kg -67kg -75kg -75kg -84kg +75kg +84kg WKF Categories Senior Olympic Games Categories Women -50kg -55kg -55kg -61kg -61kg -68kg +61kg +68kg D. QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
  • 3. QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020 Original Version: ENGLISH 08 May 2020 Page 3/7 QUALIFICATION PLACES There is a maximum of ten (10) qualification places per gender in each of the Kumite weight categories as well as in the Kata category. MEN & WOMEN Number of Quota Places Qualification Phase 16 Men 16 Women (32 athletes 4 per category) Olympic Standing as of May 2021 (Date TBC) The four (4) highest ranked athletes per gender and Olympic event in the Olympic Standing as of May 2021 (Date TBC) will be allocated one (1) quota place respecting the maximum quota per NOC. The Olympic Standing will be published on a continuous basis. The Olympic Standing is regulated in the section 2.2. of the World Ranking Regulations, which is to be found under the following link: [link to be activated in due time] In the events where two (2) standard WKF Kumite weight categories have been merged to accommodate the Olympic weight categories, the two (2) highest ranked athletes selected from each of the standard WKF weight categories will be allocated one (1) quota place respecting the maximum quota per NOC. When the Olympic weight category (event) corresponds to the WKF Weight category, automatically the four (4) highest ranked in the WKF Olympic Standing are qualified respecting the maximum quota per NOC. When the Olympic weight category corresponds to two WKF weight categories, then only the two (2) highest ranked per WKF Standard weight category in the Olympic Standing qualify, defining a total of four (4) athletes in the Olympic weight category and respecting the maximum quota per NOC. 12 Men 12 Women (24 athletes 3 per category) Qualification tournament, Place (TBC), June 2021 (Date TBC) The tournament will consist of the categories determined for Tokyo 2020. Each NOC will have the opportunity to register one (1) athlete for each of the eight (8) categories, with exception to any category where they already have an athlete qualified for Tokyo 2020 through the Olympic Standing of May 2021 (Date TBC). Host country athletes (Japan) will only be able to register and compete in those categories in which no Japanese athlete is among the 50 highest ranked in the WKF Ranking as of May 2021 (Date TBC). Athletes already qualified will not be allowed to participate. The three (3) highest placed athletes in each of the eight (8) Olympic events will automatically qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
  • 4. QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020 Original Version: ENGLISH 08 May 2020 Page 4/7 12 athletes (Maximum of 3 per category) Continental representation A total of twelve (12) quota places will be available for continental representation with a maximum of three (3) per Olympic category. Respecting the maximum of ten (10) qualification places per gender per event. The following Continental Games will serve as qualification events: - European Games, 14-30 June 2019, Minsk (Belarus) - Pan-American Games, 26 July-11 August 2019, Lima (Peru) Continental Federation Acronym Number of quota places African Karate Federation UF AK 3 (at least 2 different NOCs) Asian Karate Federation AKF 2 European Karate Federation EKF 2 Oceanian Karate Federation OKF 2 Panamerican Karate Federation) PKF 3 (at least 2 different NOCs) The highest ranked athlete, between all gold medallists of each Continental Games across all events, in the Olympic Standing on May 2021 (Date TBC), not yet qualified through the Olympic Standing or the Qualification tournament, will obtain one (1) quota place, respecting the maximum quota per NOC. In case all gold medallists already qualified but the quota per continent has not been filled, then the place will be allocated to the next best ranked athlete from the Continental Games. The process will be continued down to the bronze medallists. Should the place still be available after bronze medallists, then the allocation will be based on Olympic Standing as of May 2021 (Date TBC), respecting the maximum quota per NOC. If Continental Games are not approved as a qualification event on a specific continent, then the highest ranked athlete not yet qualified from the Olympic Standing on May 2021 (Date TBC) from that specific continent, will obtain the quota place, respecting the maximum quota per NOC. The following sequence will be applied for the allocation of quotas: • Selection 1 - OKF : 2 athletes (one per gender) • Selection 2 - UFAK : 2 athletes (one per gender) • Selection 3 - PKF : 2 athletes (one per gender) • Selection 4 - AKF : 2 athletes (one per gender) • Selection 5 - EKF : 2 athletes (one per gender) • Selection 6 - UFAK: 1 athlete (one per gender) • Selection 7 - PKF : 1 athlete (one man or one woman depending on selection 6) Should above not determine the priority of the ties, the resolution defined for Olympic Standings in the WKF World Ranking Regulations will apply (link[link to be activated in due time])
  • 5. QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020 Original Version: ENGLISH 08 May 2020 Page 5/7 HOST COUNTRY PLACES The Host Country (Japan) is entitled to a maximum representation of one (1) athlete for each of the three kumite weight categories and the one (1) kata category for respectively men and women – a total of eight (8) athletes. Should the host country qualify through the Olympic Standing or the Qualification tournament, such places will count as host country place and will be reallocated according to the process outlined in Section F. Any remaining Host Country places will be allocated to the highest ranked athletes in the Tokyo Olympic Standing as of May 2021 (Date TBC), respecting the maximum quota per NOC. TRIPARTITE COMMISSION INVITATION PLACES Four (4) Tripartite Commission Invitation Places – two (2) male and two (2) female - are made available to eligible NOCs at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, subject to the athletes meeting the required technical level and eligibility criteria defined under section C. On 14 October 2019, the International Olympic Committee will invite all eligible NOCs to submit their requests for Tripartite Commission Invitation Places. The deadline for NOCs to submit their requests is 15 January 2020.The Tripartite Commission will confirm, in writing, the allocation of the invitation places to the relevant NOCs after the end of the qualification period for the concerned sport (date to be added). Detailed information on Tripartite Invitation places is contained in the “Tokyo 2020 - Tripartite Commission Invitation Places – Allocation Procedure”. WKF will publish the final list of qualified athletes by June 2021 (Date TBC) on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 section of the WKF website (www.wkf.net). The WKF will confirm in writing to NOCs and NFs one day after the quota places they have achieved. The NOCs will then have one (1) week until June 2021 (Date TBC), to confirm to WKF and Tokyo 2020 if they wish to use these quota places, as detailed in section G. Qualification timeline. CONFIRMATION OF HOST COUNTRY PLACES The Host Country must confirm in writing to WKF and Tokyo 2020 by June 2021 (Date TBC) the participation of its athletes subject to the athletes meeting the required technical level and the eligibility criteria defined under section C. E. CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES
  • 6. QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020 Original Version: ENGLISH 08 May 2020 Page 6/7 REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUALIFICATION PLACES If an allocated quota place is not confirmed by the NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline of June 2021 (Date TBC) or is declined by the NOC, the quota place will be reallocated as follows: • Olympic Standing: If the athlete is qualified through Olympic Standing, and is not confirmed by the NOC, the place will be reallocated to the next highest ranked athlete as per Olympic Standing of May 2021 (Date TBC), respecting the maximum quota per NOC. • Qualification tournament: If the athlete is qualified through the qualification tournament, and is not confirmed by the NOC, the quota place will be reallocated to the to the next highest ranked athlete as per Olympic Standing of May 2021 (Date TBC), respecting the maximum quota per NOC. • Continental representation: If the athlete is qualified through the continental representation method, and is not confirmed by the NOC, the quota place will be reallocated according to the same procedure, under which the original athlete was qualified in, respecting the maximum quota per NOC. REALLOCATION OF UNUSED HOST COUNTRY PLACES If the host country place is not confirmed by the NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline of June 2021 (Date TBC) or is declined by the NOC, the quota place will be reallocated to the highest ranked athlete not yet qualified on the Olympic Standing as of May 2021 (Date TBC) in the respective event, respecting the maximum quota per NOC. REALLOCATION OF UNUSED TRIPARTITE COMMISSION INVITATION PLACES If the Tripartite Commission is not able to allocate a Tripartite Commission Invitation Place, the quota will be reallocated to the highest ranked athlete in the applicable category from an NOC not already represented as per Olympic Standing of May 2021 (Date TBC). F. REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES
  • 7. QUALIFICATION SYSTEM – GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD – TOKYO 2020 Original Version: ENGLISH 08 May 2020 Page 7/7 Date Milestone From 02 July 2018 to 29 June 2021 Qualification Period 15 January 2020 Tripartite Invitations Application Deadline for NOCs May 2021 (Date TBC) Olympic Standing, applicable as of June 2021 (Date TBC) Qualification Tournament, Place (TBC) June 2021 (Date TBC) Host Country to confirm quota June 2021 (Date TBC) Final List of Qualified Athletes to be published June 2021 (Date TBC) NOC’s Information, WKF to inform NOCs and NFs of their allocated quota places June 2021 (Date TBC) NOC’s Confirmation of the use of allocated quota places to WKF TBC Tripartite Invitations Confirmation, Tripartite Commission to confirm in writing the allocation of Invitation Places to the NOCs June 2021 (Date TBC) Reallocation Dates, WKF to reallocate all unused quota places 5 July 2021 Tokyo 2020 Sport Entries Deadline 23 July – 8 August 2021 Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 *NOTE: Exclusively the three events (1. PL Rabat 2020 / 2. EKF Championships Baku 2020 / 3. Qualification Tournament Paris 2020) that could not take place in 2020 due to coronavirus outbreak will be replaced in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Standing by 1. PL Rabat 2021 or similar event / 2. EKF Championships Goteborg 2021 / 3. Qualification Tournament 2021, as detailed in the Olympic Standing section of the WKF Ranking Rules. G. QUALIFICATION TIMELINE