Skateboarding at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Skateboarding
at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
No. of events 4
Competitors 80

Skateboarding at the 2020 Summer Olympics is an event to be held in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.[1][2] It is one of five sports added specifically for 2020, with no guarantee it will return to the programme in later years.

Qualification[edit]

There are 80 quota spots available for skateboarding. Each NOC can obtain a maximum of 3 spots in each event (total 12 maximum across the 4 events). Each event will have 20 competitors qualify: 3 from the World Championships, 16 from world rankings, and 1 from the host, Japan.[3]

Events[edit]

Four medal events will be held:[4]

  • Men
    • Park
    • Street
  • Women
    • Park
    • Street

Location[edit]

Skateboarding in the 2020 Olympics will be taking place in the Aomi Urban Venue, in Tokyo.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IOC approves five new sports for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 - Olympic News". Olympic.org. 2016-08-03. Retrieved 2016-08-08. 
  2. ^ "Skateboarding Is Now an Olympic Sport". RIDE Channel. Retrieved 2017-05-05. 
  3. ^ Qualification System – Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Skateboarding; World Skate, 6 April 2018
  4. ^ "TOKYO 2020 EVENT PROGRAMME TO SEE MAJOR BOOST FOR FEMALE PARTICIPATION, YOUTH AND URBAN APPEAL". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 9 June 2017. 
  5. ^ Zaccardi, Nick (2016-12-07). "Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues approved for new sports". OlympicTalk. Retrieved 2017-05-08. 

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