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World Athletics launches 'Road to Tokyo' qualification tracking tool

Searchable by discipline, country and qualification status, the tool will provide a real time view of each event over the course of the Tokyo 2020 qualification period which ends on June 29, 2021

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Due to uneven training and competition opportunities around world during Covid-19 pandemic, World Athletics had announced on April 7 that the qualification period (for all events) was suspended from April 6 to November 30, 2020. File photo: AP | PTI

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World Athletics has launched 'Road to Tokyo', an online tool to track the qualification process for next year's Olympic Games.
Searchable by discipline, country and qualification status, the tool will provide a real time view of each event over the course of the Tokyo 2020 qualification period which ends on June 29, 2021, said World Athletics in a media release.
As announced last month, the Tokyo 2020 qualification system already in force was adapted to fit the new dates of the Games, which were postponed in March. The Games will now be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

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First Published: Jun 26 2020 | 1:42 PM IST

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