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Cmon Mary

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  1. Fair enough mrv86, thanks for that. That makes sense, although it would be better if they made that explicit in the wording.
  2. I cannot make out what the position is for the winner of the Continental competition, if she/he has already gained a place in the World Champs - does the NOC get another place (subject to not already having two), even though it is the same diver, or does it go to the next NOC/diver not yet qualified? And why is it so difficult?
  3. Two excerpts from the Qualification document. First: "Section B3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places: The quota place is allocated to the NOC." Second: "Section F. Reallocation of Quota Places If an athlete who has obtained a quota place in accordance with FINA Rule BL 9.3.8.3.1 has not been entered to the Olympic Games, the quota place shall be reallocated to the next highest placed NOC from the respective event, at the FINA Diving World Cup 2020, not yet qualified " Is it the athlete or the NOC? So, if Tom Daley of GBR fell ill and couldn't make Tokyo, would it be another diver from GB or the next NOC from the Diving World Cup?
  4. How do you qualify 5 or 6 from a Boxing Qualification Tournament? I can see 4 or 8 is straightforward (all semi- or quarter-finalists), but does that mean there are a series of fight offs between people who have already been beaten up?
  5. Also, what happens to the European Continental quota place for the Duet competition if Ukraine get a Team slot at the World Aquatics, followed by, say, Spain and Italy getting two of the remaining Team slots at the Qualification Tournament. Does this go to GBR as the next unqualified pair from the European competition, or the next available Duet slot at the OQT?
  6. Does anyone know where to get confirmation of when and where the Olympic Qualification Tournament takes place? I have seen one place say Bogota: 22-26 January 2020. However, this link shows Tokyo: 30 April to 3 May 2020. Anyone have a definitive?
  7. Thanks Shrivan - that confirms my understanding around the Mixed Doubles position that I was asking about
  8. Because Germany won a quota place in the Mixed Doubles at the European Games (and their entrants need to come from their successful Teams, also qualified, then this adds one extra space into the Singles Qualification for each of Men and Women. "Any qualified athletes in Mixed Doubles must be part of the team composition if their NOC has qualified a team of that gender" Does this extra place get filled at the Singles Qualification Tournament, or via the World Ranking? I think it is the Qualification Tournament, up to a maximum of 8 (when you allow for other situations like Germany's, from a minimum of 2 places at the Tournament), and then after that the World Ranking, but my head hurts now. I agree that Table Tennis has made this the most complicated process possible.
  9. I agree that there is a potential conflict of interest. However, ask any Scot which they would much rather happen - Team GB qualify for the Olympics or Scotland beat England. 999 times out of a thousand they will say Scotland to beat England!!! Even the Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon said as much before the World Cup.
  10. Although Hockey have sorted this for the Pro League this year for qualification
  11. The Men are more paranoid that FIFA will withdraw the separate recognition for the four nations.
  12. I think the USA v FRA result at the World Cup means GBR are going to Tokyo????
  13. What happened to the Vans Park Series? I thought that this was going to be core to the qualification events.
  14. Does anyone know who has qualified for the World Series Final in Budapest? I think Britain might have actually been half decent and made the finals, which would be a miracle, but cannot find anywhere which countries have made it through.
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