Olympics 2024 is going to be held in Paris, France. Here are some simplified Pro tips to how to qualify for Olympics 2024 in India or worldwide and be selected in Paris Olympics 2024.
Olympic is an auspicious sports event celebrated every 4 year. Top 16 countries participate in each event of olympic world ranking wise. The modern olympic games started since 1896 and Baron Pierre De Coubertin is the person who made modern olympic games. However the foundation created by William Penny Brookes. The first modern olympic games held in Athens City, Greece. Since then it hosted by different cities worldwide in rotation. Similarly 2024 Olympics are scheduled to be held in Paris, France.
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So here are some pro tips and selection criteria explained for you to qualify and be selected in Olympics 2024 Paris. Before moving directly to explain the selection criteria, first of all we will have to take a look at the list of games or sports which have been considered and included in the list of 2024 Olympic games. So that you can understand do you fall in any of the category or interested in to get ready for.
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2024 Paris Olympic sports list
- Artistic gymnastic
- Artistic swimming
- 3×3 basketball
- Beach volleyball
- Breaking (newly added)
- Canoe flatwater
- Canoe Slalom
- Cycling BMX freestyle
- Cycling BMX racing
- Cycling mountain Bike
- Cycling road
- Cycling track
- Marathon swimming
- Modern pentathlon
- Rhythmic gymnastics
- Rugby Sevens
- Sport climbing
- Table tennis
- Water polo
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Pro Tips- How to qualify for Olympics 2024 in India or worldwide
To qualify for Olympics 2024 Paris and be selected to participate in, there are certain parameters that you will have to achieve and qualify one by one.
- First of all target 1 particular sports in which you have a bit mastery or interest.
- Just focus on that particular sports every time even when you are sleeping.
- Forget entire world even your relatives and your friend for next 2 years completely.
- Sleep less, work hard and practice more and more and more.
- You can also select a coach for you or a trainer who can guide you at every step.
- Develop sportsmanship within you and think like a winner and an Olympic athlete.
- Give your the best as much as you can because this chance will never repeat again and you have to make a history just keep it in your mind and act accordingly.
Apart from the tips and preparation to be selected in 2024 Paris Olympic you should also know the selection criteria so that you work on right direction and follow the correct procedure. Come let’s discuss the selection criteria of 2024 Paris Olympics.
2024 Paris Olympics selection criteria
There are certain rules and benchmarks that you have to achieve to qualify for and to be selected in Olympics. Let’s discuss all the processes that you should work on.
- First of all you will have to play at City level and be a winner in a particular sports category.
- Then you will have to compete at State Level Competition and have to be a topper.
- After that you have to compete at National level (NOCs) in that particular sports and show your outstanding performance.
After achieving it, there are three selection process on the behalf of any athlete selected to perform in Olympic.
selection process in Olympic
All the three Olympic selection processes are explained below in very simplified way so that you can understand easily.
1.Achieve Qualifying Range:
There is a competition conducted in every country that want to participate in Olympics. In which the best athletes in a particular sports of that country participate. There are certain benchmarks of each Sports respectively that have to be achieved by an athlete to be selected in Olympics.
Like if the benchmark of 100 m race is to finish within 11.5 seconds (the entry mark) to be selected to go for olympic games. After completing the race if a winner win amongst other competitors but have finished the race in 11.6 seconds, then that winner can not be the part of olympic, although he or she won the race. It means that particular benchmark should be achieve for the selection in Olympic.
This benchmark is different for each sports and slightly differ between men and women athlete.
2. World Ranking System:
This is the second selection process through which any athlete can be the part of Olympics. To be selected ranking wise in Olympics, athlete have to be in international ranking under certain level of merit. This merit range is differ sports wise as in certain Sports athletes are considered under 48 international ranking where as in some other Sports athletes are considered within 24 ranking in international merit.
So in any country if no athlete qualifies for Olympics to achieving qualifying range then ranking method is considered for the selection in Olympic. Now let’s see what is the third selection process in olympic.
3. Universilities Spots:
Apart from the above two selection criteria, the third criteria is universilities spots but this is applicable for only under developed countries. The countries which are very small and under developed can participate in Olympics under this category. But India does not fall in this category.
Q: How do you qualify for the 2024 Olympics?
A: NOCs are responsible for entering and selecting of an athlete in Olympics. International Olympic Committee (IOC) sends the invitation letter to each NOCs 1 year prior to the schedule of Olympics games opening ceremony. Then NOCs fill up that invitation form and sends it’s best and qualified athlete’s name to IOC to participate in Olympic.
Q: Can anyone apply for the Olympics?
A: There is no age limit to participate in Olympic. But you have to atleast 16 years old. In certain Olympic sports 16 years old can not participate, so you’ll have to check for minimum eligibility for each event. Although caste, gender, colour, religion does not matter.
Q: Is there an age limit to qualify for the Olympics?
A: There is no maximum age limit to qualify for the Olympics but you have to atleast 16 years old minimum as on the day of competition.
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