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Tokyo 2020

SKATEBOARDING AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES

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Numbers

A total of 80 athletes will compete in 4 skateboarding events:
• 20 athletes female Street
• 20 athletes male Street
• 20 athletes female Park
• 20 athletes male Park

Qualification System

The qualification system will be based on World Skateboarding Rankings maintained by World Skate. Skateboarders will earn points by competing in World Skate sanctioned events during the Olympic qualifying period beginning January 1, 2019 and ending May 31, 2020.

Download the Qualification System

Continental Quota

A minimum of one athlete per continent will be guaranteed a spot for each event.

Host Country Quota

A minimum of one athlete from the host country will be guaranteed a spot for each event.

Judging

World Skate International has established an International Skateboard Judging Commission (ISJC) to create an official skateboarding judging criteria and system.


The committee is made up of a diverse group of National Federation and Sport Organizer skateboard judging experts.


The aim of the ISJC is to standardize skateboarding judging criteria ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics based on what is universally agreed and accepted in current skateboarding competitions.

Olympic Skateparks

World Skate supports the idea of Skateparks being unique in design thus enhancing progress and creativity of Skateboarding. For this reason World Skate will not release any official Skatepark Designs for the Olympic competitions.


Instead, World Skate will disclose criteria and examples enabling Skatepark designers to create Skateparks matching the Olympic standard.


Further details to be released in the third quarter of 2018