Sailing Qualification

Qualification Summary

Each National Olympic Committee can enter a maximum of 15 athletes (8 men and 7 women) and a maximum of one boat per event. As hosts, Japan was given the maximum quota to compete while 4 quotas (2 men and 2 women) will be decided by the Tripartite Commission. The remaining quotas will be decided through various events, specifically, the 2018 World Championships, the Asian and Pan America Games, the 2019 World Championships and the continental qualification events.

Qualified Nations

Qualification events are listed in hierarchical order.

Men’s RS:X

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 10 China
France
Great Britain
Greece
Israel
Italy
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Spain
2019 World Championships 8
African Qualification Event 1
Asian Qualification Event 1
European Qualification Event 1
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 1
South American Qualification Event 1

Women’s RS:X

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 11 China
Denmark
Estonia
France
Great Britain
Israel
Italy
Netherlands
Poland
Russia
Spain
2019 World Championships 9
African Qualification Event 1
Asian Qualification Event 1
European Qualification Event 1
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 1
South American Qualification Event 1

Men’s Laser

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 14 Australia
Brazil
Croatia
Cyprus
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Great Britain
New Zealand
Norway
Peru
South Korea
United States
2018 Asian Games 1 Malaysia
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 World Championships 5
African Qualification Event 2
Asian Qualification Event 2
European Qualification Event 2
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 2
South American Qualification Event 1
Tripartite Invitation 2

Women’s Laser Radial

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 18 Belgium
Canada
China
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Great Britain
Greece
Hungary
Italy
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United States
2018 Asian Games 1 Malaysia
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 World Championships 10
African Qualification Event 2
Asian Qualification Event 2
European Qualification Event 2
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 2
South American Qualification Event 1
Tripartite Invitation 2

Men’s Finn

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 8 Argentina
Canada
Great Britain
Hungary
Netherlands
New Zealand
Sweden
Turkey
2019 World Championships 4
African Qualification Event 1
Asian Qualification Event 1
European Qualification Event 1
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 1
South American Qualification Event 1

Men’s 470

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 8 Australia
France
Great Britain
Italy
New Zealand
Spain
Sweden
United States
2019 World Championships 4
African Qualification Event 1
Asian Qualification Event 1
European Qualification Event 1
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 1
South American Qualification Event 1

Women’s 470

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 8 China
France
Great Britain
Greece
Israel
Italy
Slovenia
Spain
2019 World Championships 6
African Qualification Event 1
Asian Qualification Event 1
European Qualification Event 1
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 1
South American Qualification Event 1

Men’s 49er

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 8 Croatia
Denmark
France
Germany
Great Britain
New Zealand
Portugal
Switzerland
2019 World Championships 4
African Qualification Event 1
Asian Qualification Event 1
European Qualification Event 1
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 1
South American Qualification Event 1

Women’s 49erFX

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 8 Australia
Austria
Brazil
Denmark
Great Britain
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
2019 World Championships 6
African Qualification Event 1
Asian Qualification Event 1
European Qualification Event 1
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 1
South American Qualification Event 1

Mixed Nacra 17 Foiling

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Championships 8 Argentina
Australia
Austria
Brazil
Denmark
Great Britain
Italy
New Zealand
2019 World Championships 5
African Qualification Event 1
Asian Qualification Event 1
European Qualification Event 1
North American Qualification Event 1
Oceania Qualification Event 1
South American Qualification Event 1