Olympic qualification restarts after March 15, 2021

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Athletes with Olympic ambitions were already getting ready for this, but were anxiously awaiting the final confirmation. The Executive Board of World Triathlon has announced that the Olympic qualification period for Tokyo has been frozen for one year and that qualification will resume after March 15, 2021.

A number of athletes have already qualified for Tokyo, but those who haven’t will get their chance after March 15. World Triathlon has not announced any specific dates or races, but has confirmed no qualifying races will happen before March 15.