2024 Olympic Games

Jul 26, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024 | Paris, FRA

Classes:
-ILCA 6 (One Person Dinghy – women)
-ILCA 7 (One Person Dinghy – men)
-49er (Skiff – men)
-49er FX (Skiff – women)
-IQFoil (Windsurfing – women and men)
-Kiteboarding (Kite – women and men)
-Nacra 17 (Multihull – mixed)
-470 (Two Person Dinghy – mixed)

Qualification status for Canada for Paris 2024

Classes Qualification for Canada Canadian athlete qualification

At the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, a country can be represented by only one boat per event.

To qualify to be nominated as a Canadian athlete, the following trial process will apply: the athlete/team with the lowest score combined position (ex. 1st+21st) from the 2024 World Championships of their class and the 2024 Princess Sofia Regatta, added together, will be selected based on a sailing scoring system (lowest score first). If there is a tie, the athlete/team in best position (based on the sailing scoring system) at the 2024 Princess Sofia Regatta will qualify to be nominated. If an event is cancelled, it will be replaced by the 2024 European Championships of the class.

Prior to being named to Team Canada, all nominations are subject to approval by the Canadian Olympic Committee’s Team Selection Committee following its receipt of nominations by all National Sport Organisations.

Rankings at the 2024 (class) World Championships Rankings at the 2024 Princess Sofia Regatta (Palma, POR)
March 29-April 6, 2024
Cumulative Rankings
ILCA 6 : women ☑️Spot quallified for Canada at the 2023 Sailing World Championships 2024 ILCA 6 Women’s World Championship
(Mar del Plata, ARG) – Jan. 3-10, 20241. Sarah Douglas – 26 points
2. Clara Gravely – 45 points
(After 1 event on 2)
1. Sarah Douglas – 26 points
2. Clara Gravely – 45 points
ILCA 7 : men Next opportunity to qualify a spot for Canada: Last Chance Regatta (at French Olympic Week) 2024 ILCA 7 Men’s World Championships
(Adelaide, AUS) – Jan. 24-31, 20241. Luke Ruitenberg – 40 points
2. Mike Leigh – 77 points
3. Fillah Karim – 79 points
4. Ryan Anderson – 80 points
5. Liam Bruce – 85 points
6. Norman Struthers – 91 points
7. James Juhasz – 107 points
8. Ben Flower – 121 points
(After 1 event on 2)
1. Luke Ruitenberg – 40 points
2. Mike Leigh – 77 points
3. Fillah Karim – 79 points
4. Ryan Anderson – 80 points
5. Liam Bruce – 85 points
6. Norman Struthers – 91 points
7. James Juhasz – 107 points
8. Ben Flower – 121 points
IQFoil: women Next opportunity to qualify a spot for Canada: Last Chance Regatta (at French Olympic Week) 2024 iQFoil World Championship
(Lanzarote, POR) – Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 20241. Nikola Girke – 91 pts
2. Rebecca Heller – 93 pts
(After 1 event on 2)
1. Nikola Girke – 91 pts
2. Rebecca Heller – 93 pts
IQFoil: men Next opportunity to qualify a spot for Canada: Last Chance Regatta (at French Olympic Week) 2024 iQFoil World Championship
(Lanzarote, POR) – Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 20241. Cyrus (Cheuk Hin) Lai – 101 pts
(After 1 event on 2)
1. Cyrus (Cheuk Hin) Lai – 101 pts
*if eligible to represent Canada
470: mixed Next opportunity to qualify a spot for Canada: Last Chance Regatta (at French Olympic Week) 2024 470 World Championship
(Arenal, SPA) – Feb. 24-March 3, 2024

⛔ Canadian

(After 1 event on 2)
⛔ Canadian
49er : men ☑️Spot qualified for Canada at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games 2024 49er & 49erFX World Championships (Lanzarote, SPA) – March 4-10, 2024
49erFX: women ☑️Spot qualified for Canada at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games 2024 49er & 49erFX World Championships (Lanzarote, SPA) – March 4-10, 2024
2024 Princess Sofia Regatta
(Palma, SPA) – March 29-April 6, 2024
Last Chance Regatta & Emerging Nations Regatta (at French Olympic Week)
(Hyères, FRA) – April 21-28, 2024
Nacra 17: mixed Next opportunity to qualify a spot for Canada: Last Chance Regatta (at French Olympic Week) 2024 Nacra 17 European Championships
(La Grande Motte, FRA) – May 7-10, 2024
Kiteboarding: women ☑️Spot qualified for Canada at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games Formula Kite World Championships
(Hyères, FRA) – May 11-19, 2024
Kiteboarding: men Next opportunity to qualify a spot for Canada: Last Chance Regatta (at French Olympic Week) Formula Kite World Championships
(Hyères, FRA) – May 11-19, 2024

 

Opportunities to qualify spots

Opportunities to qualify spots How to qualify spots How Canadians can qualify themselves
1. 2023 Sailing World Championships
(August 11-20 in The Hague, Netherlands)
Top 8: Kiteboarding (men and women), Mixed Dinghy/470

Top 9: Mixed Multihull/Nacra 17

Top 10: Men’s Skiff/49er, Women’s Skiff/49erFX

Top 11: Men and Women Windsurfing/iQFoil

Top 16: Women’s Dinghy/ILCA 6, Men’s Dinghy/ILCA 7

Scenario 1 – to qualify directly to be nominated for Paris 2024

  • If an athlete/team finishes the 2023 Sailing World Championships in the top eight (8) in its class;
  • And no other Canadian team/athlete places within 10 overall finish positions from the team that finished in the top 8 (ie. 8th position and 19th).

In such a case, the athlete/team will qualify to be nominated for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Scenario 2 – through the Canadian qualification process

  • If one (1) athlete/team or more finish the 2023 Sailing World Championships in the top eight (8) in its class.
  • And/or if there is one or more athlete/team within 10 overall finish positions from the team with the lower top 8 result (i.e. 8th position and 18th), the trial process will continue only for these athletes/teams involved.

The following trial process will apply: the athlete/team with the lowest score combined position (ex. 1st+21st) from the 2024 World Championships in the class and the 2024 Princess Sofia Regatta, added together, will be selected based on a sailing scoring system (lowest score first). If there is a tie, the athlete/team in best position (based on the sailing scoring system) at the 2024 Princess Sofia Regatta will qualify to be nominated.

If an event is cancelled, it will be replaced by the 2024 European Championships of the class.

If an athlete/team earns a spot for Canada at the 2023 Sailing World Championships, but no athlete/team qualifies themselves, the same trial process as in Scenario 2 will apply.

Prior to being named to Team Canada, all nominations are subject to approval by the Canadian Olympic Committee’s Team Selection Committee following its receipt of nominations by all National Sport Organisations.

2. 2023 Pan American Games
(October 2023)
iQFoil (M and W), Kiteboarding (M), ILCA 7, 470 and Nacra 17: finish as best North American and Caribbean country

Kiteboarding (W), 49er and 49erFX: finish as best North American and Caribbean country, except the USA who already qualified spots at the 2023 Sailing World Championships

Not possible
3a. ILCA 6 World Championships
(January 3-10, 2024)
Canada is already qualified in ILCA 6 Not possible
3b. ILCA 7 World Championships
(January 24-31, 2024)
To finish as one of the top seven (7) countries amongst those not already qualified. Not possible
4. Last Chance Regatta (at French Olympic Week)
(April 21-28, 2024)
To finish as one of the top countries amongst those not already qualified:
-top 5: iQFoil (W/M), Kiteboarding (W/M),
-top 3: ILCA 6, ILCA 7, 49er, 49erFX, mixed Multihull (Nacra 17)
-top 4: mixed Dinghy (47)
Not possible
5. Emerging Nations Regatta (at French Olympic Week)
(April 21-28, 2024)
Canada is not on the “Emerging Nations” list Canada is not on the “Emerging Nations” list