FISO OCR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 QUALIFICATION

QUALIFICATION OVERVIEW

Qualification in each country is by the national governing body, known as a national association or federation.

This is commonly done through a national series, national championships, races sanctioned/approved by the national federation and/or races in their continental region. Many associations use a ranking system that helps them, select athletes. If a country fields a full team (5 athletes per category), they will have 90 athletes per event category. Additional athletes may compete in the open category under their country flag.

HOW TO QUALIFY

Qualification is through one of the national federation members of World Obstacle, representing countries in Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. If your country does not have a national federation (dropdown below), please contact competitions@worldocr.org for how to qualify. Continental associations (OSF Africa, Pan merican OSF, OSF Asia-Pacific and  European OSF) assist athletes with qualification in their regions.

World Championships 2021 OCR

NATIONAL TEAM

Just like Olympics and other international multi-sport Games, national teams are qualified through their national federation. The national federations are non-profit organisations run by, and for their members, the athletesOfficial teams are limited to 5 people per competitive race category. Additional athletes may run under their country flag in open categories.

COMPETITIVE CATEGORIES

Competitive race categories for men and women in Elite (any age) and eight (8) age groups from under 20 (minimum age 18 on race day) to over 50. Age group is the age you are on December 31st, 2020. Competitive categories are provided in each event: 100m, 3km and 12+km.

U20 (18-19), 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50+

Results and records will be provided for all age groups up to the oldest person.

OPEN QUALIFICATION

Open (non-competitive) waves will be provided, no qualification is required. There are no awards for Open categories.





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