Qualification System of the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020

The following information is the most current information as of May 24, 2018. These qualification procedures were approved by the IOC Executive Board. The official qualification system is found on the WKF website at https://www.wkf.net/olympic-tokyo2020.php


The following information is available as a guide:

Tokyo 2020 – Qualification System (updated 05.24.18)

Tokyo 2020 Qualification System Summary

Tokyo 2020 Qualification Flow Chart

Tokyo 2020 Qualification FAQ

WKF World Ranking Rules


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The most current WKF Rules of Competition and Ranking Rules can be found on the WKF website at https://www.wkf.net/ksport-rules-regulations.php