Skateboarding: Olympic Rankings Publication Reveals Qualifiers to First Skateboarding Olympic Competition

With the final events awarding points concluding, World Skate has revealed the 80 skateboarding athletes who will compete in its Olympic debut. Along with the three men and three women qualified at the World Street Skateboarding Championships, 17 more men and women qualified through the Olympic rankings. As the World Park Skateboarding Championships was cancelled, all 20 men and women’s quotas were decided through the rankings. Athletes could earn points from various eligible events starting on January 1st 2019.

United States’ Heimana Reynolds was the top athlete in men’s park while his compatriot Nyjah Huston was the top ranked athlete in men’s street. Nyjah had already previously qualified thanks to his performance at the 2021 World Championships. On the women’s side, Japan’s Misugu Okamoto ranked number 1 in the park while Brazil’s Pamela Rosa sits atop the street rankings.

A nation can only qualify a maximum of 3 athletes per event, additionally all five continents must be represented. Should one not be in the top 20 then the highest ranked athlete from that continent will replace the 20th ranked eligible athlete. The continental quota rule was invoked for Africa in all four events with South Africa qualifying a quota in each event.

Overall, 25 nations qualified at least one quota. Including the quotas won at the World Street Skateboarding Championships, Brazil and the United States will send a full team of 12 athletes. Host nation Japan will also send a sizable team with 10 total. Along with those three nations, Australia, France and South Africa will compete in all four events.

With the qualification process complete all that remains is for the nations to accept the Olympic quotas.

Qualified Nations

Men’s Park
* Australia
* Australia
* Brazil
* Brazil
* Brazil
* Canada
* Denmark
* France
* Germany
* Italy
* Italy
* Japan
* Puerto Rico
* South Africa
* Spain
* Spain
* Sweden
* United States
* United States
* United States

Women’s Park
* Australia
* Brazil
* Brazil
* Brazil
* Chile
* China
* Finland
* France
* Germany
* Great Britain
* Great Britain
* Japan
* Japan
* Japan
* Poland
* South Africa
* Spain
* United States
* United States
* United States

Men’s Street
* Australia
* Belgium
* Brazil
* Brazil
* Brazil
* Canada
* Canada
* Colombia
* France
* France
* Japan
* Peru
* Portugal
* Puerto Rico
* South Africa
* United States
* United States

Women’s Street
* Australia
* Austria
* Belgium
* Brazil
* Brazil
* China
* France
* Italy
* Japan
* Netherlands
* Netherlands
* Netherlands
* Philippines
* South Africa
* United States
* United States
* United States

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