METHOD

QUALIFICATION

TOTAL

2016 World Championships Qualification Slot(s)


In the Male medal events, the top four (4) ranked athletes in each medal event qualify their NPC for one (1) qualification slot subject to the Host Country not requiring one (1) reserved slot (see below). 


In the Female medal events, the top four (4) ranked athletes in each medal event qualify their NPC for one (1) qualification slot subject to the Host Country not requiring one (1) reserved slot (see below). 


An NPC can obtain only one (1) qualification slot per medal event. Any subsequent slot will be allocated to the next highest ranked NPC (not yet qualified). 


NPCs that have already obtained qualification slots at the 2015 ICF Paracanoe World Championships are not eligible for an additional qualification slot in the respective event(s) at the 2016 ICF Paracanoe World Championships. 

11 male athletes

11 female athletes

Host Country Allocation

The host country directly qualifies one (1) eligible male athlete and one (1) eligible female athlete subject to participation in the 2016 ICF Paracanoe World Championships. Should the host country obtain a minimum of one (1) male and/or one (1) female qualification slot at the 2015 or 2016 ICF Paracanoe World Championships, no host country allocation will take place in addition to the obtained qualification slot(s). 

The Host Country slots will be taken from the events in which the host country (male and/or female) has had the highest ranked performance at the 2016 ICF Paracanoe World Championships. 

1 male athlete

1 female athlete

Total

 

30 male athletes

30 female athletes


TIMELINE

30 April 2016          Deadline for Rio 2016 Organizing Committee to receive accreditation application forms submitted by NPCs (“Accreditation Long List”) 
17-19 May 2016      2016 ICF Paracanoe World Championships, Duisburg, Germany 
1 June 2016            ICF confirms in writing to the NPCs the allocation of qualification slots 
15 June 2016          NPCs confirm to ICF in writing the use of allocated qualification slots 
30 June 2016          ICF confirms in writing the reallocation of unused qualification slots 
15 August 2016      Deadline for Rio 2016 Organizing Committee to receive sport entry forms submitted by NPCs