Surfing

This is the first time surfing is recognised as an Olympic sport.

Qualification process

 

Twenty athletes per gender can qualify for the Games, with only a maximum of four each per NOC. Quota places will be allocated in the following competitions

 

1. 2019 World Surf League Championship Tour (10 for men & 8 for women)

2. 2019 and 2020 ISA World Surfing Games (4 for men & 6 for women)

3. 2019 Pan American Games

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