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17 minutes ago, JoshMartini007 said:

List of eligible tripartite nations has been revealed. Basically nations with 8 or fewer average athletes over the past two Olympics are eligible.

 

Nations no longer eligible (relative to 2016): :ANG:BAR:BOL:BIH:CGO:COK:CIV:FIJ:GHA:JOR:LBN:PAN:PAR:UAE

 

Nations added (relative to 2016): :ALB:GRN:KUW

I’m most worried about the Cook Islands, Lebanon, and Angola. The rest of these nations do have some good potential to qualify a few athletes here and there.


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Just now, Olympian1010 said:

I’m most worried about the Cook Islands, Lebanon, and Angola. The rest of these nations do have some good potential to qualify a few athletes here and there.

 

Angola has team sports it can qualify in. Cook Islands will be looking at canoeing and sailing. Lebanon's best bet would be shooting. A few of these nations were just barely above the threshold and will likely be eligible in 2024 due to being unable to use tripartite quotas.

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13 minutes ago, dcro said:

Seeing how IAAF got strict with Universality places, some of these nations' numbers could really drop.

 

Even ignoring IAAF's new rule I imagine many of them would return in 2024. Most of those nations got athletics and swimming wild cards plus 2-4 universality quotas so it would only take a couple normally qualified athletes to push them over the threshold, which is what happened. The lack of tripartite quotas would just push them back below the threshold.

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13 minutes ago, Olympian1010 said:

I’m most worried about the Cook Islands, Lebanon, and Angola. The rest of these nations do have some good potential to qualify a few athletes here and there.

 

You should be mostly worried for Bolivia. Last time they had 6 participants in athletics. Due to more demanding standards, they'll be lucky to get 2 this time.


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Just now, dcro said:

 

You should be mostly worried for Bolivia. Last time they had 6 participants in athletics. Due to more demanding standards, they'll be lucky to get 2 this time.

 

It also doesn't help that they had 12 athletes in 2016. Qualifying in judo and swimming would mean they would be excluded for 2024 too.

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1 hour ago, dcro said:

 

You should be mostly worried for Bolivia. 

The 2nd worst nation in Olympic history (in my opinion) according to an article I once wrote thanks to Olympic-reference's stats :p 

https://frontpage.fok.nl/special/717955/7/1/50/de-slechtste-landen-ooit-op-de-olympische-spelen.html

 

Bangladesh was the number one worst nation in history. Based on results, inhabitants and so on. But I digress.

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50 minutes ago, heywoodu said:

The 2nd worst nation in Olympic history (in my opinion) according to an article I once wrote thanks to Olympic-reference's stats :p 

https://frontpage.fok.nl/special/717955/7/1/50/de-slechtste-landen-ooit-op-de-olympische-spelen.html

 

Bangladesh was the number one worst nation in history. Based on results, inhabitants and so on. But I digress.

 

That's just mean. :p


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8 hours ago, dcro said:

 

That's just mean. :p

Well, some nation has to be :p  And it'd be unfair to give the title to a nation with not even half a million people or something :d 

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11 hours ago, heywoodu said:

The 2nd worst nation in Olympic history (in my opinion) according to an article I once wrote thanks to Olympic-reference's stats :p 

https://frontpage.fok.nl/special/717955/7/1/50/de-slechtste-landen-ooit-op-de-olympische-spelen.html

 

Bangladesh was the number one worst nation in history. Based on results, inhabitants and so on. But I digress.

Yeah because any other Olympic sports besides archery in Bangladesh is a disaster. Even Wikipedia agrees ;)

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