After surfing’s debut at Tokyo 2020, which has already become a highlight of sports coverage with its scenic playground and awe-inspiring action, the competition is set to return for Paris 2024, which will take place in Tahiti, an island in Polynesia. French located in the Pacific Ocean. Teahupo’o Beaches will host the competition, July 27-30, 2024, with 24 women and 24 men taking part in the respective competitions.
With less than two years to go, the journey to Paris 2024 begins in California for surfers, with the first opportunity to secure a spot for their National Olympic Committee (NOC) at Paris 2024. Here, the top-ranked athlete in the men’s and women’s competitions will ensure a place for their respective NOC.
As the competition runs from September 16-24, 19 Tokyo 2020 Olympians, including medalists Kanoa Igarashi (JPN) and Amuro Tsuzuki (JPN), will battle it out for the World Surfing Games titles ahead of the Olympic Games .
The event is part of the Olympic qualifying season, made up of more than 3,000 competitions across all individual Olympic sports, providing an opportunity to earn a place at the Olympic Games. For the first time in history, many of these events are identifiable by the Paris 2024 Qualifier label.
All the action from the 2022 World Surfing Games will be streamed live on Olympics.com from September 16-24.
Follow the athletes’ journey on Olympics.com @Olympics #OlympicQualifiers #RoadtoParis2024.
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