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 Belarus
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Hong Kong
Lithuania
South Korea
Switzerland
United States
2019 African Championships 1 Algeria
2020 World Cup Miami
(North America Qualifier)
1 Mexico
2020 South American Championships 1 Argentina
2020 World Championships
(Oceania Qualifier)
1 0 New Zealand
2020 European Championships 1 Russia
2021 Mussanah Open Championships
(Asian Qualifier)
1 Thailand
Reallocation
(2019 World Championships)
1 Turkey

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 Brazil
Finland
Hong Kong
Hungary
Mexico
Peru
Thailand
Turkey
United States
2019 African Championships 1 Algeria
2020 World Cup Miami
(North America Qualifier)
1 Canada
2020 South American Championships 1 Argentina
2020 World Championships
(Oceania Qualifier)
1 0 New Zealand
2020 European Championships 1 Greece
2021 Mussanah Open Championships
(Asian Qualifier)
1 Singapore
Reallocation
(2019 World Championships)
1 Cyprus

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 El Salvador
Guatemala
2019 World Championships 5 Hungary
Russia
Slovenia
Sweden
2019 African Championships 2 Egypt
Seychelles
2019 Copa Brasil
(South American Qualifier)
1 Chile
2020 World Cup Miami
(North America Qualifier)
1 Trinidad and Tobago
2020 World Championships
(Oceania Qualifier)
2 Papua New Guinea
Samoa
2021 Mussanah Open Championships
(Asian Qualifier)
2 India
Singapore
Vilamoura International Regatta
(European Qualifier)
2 Netherlands
Spain
Tripartite Invitation 2 Montenegro
Saint Lucia

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 Argentina
Uruguay
2019 World Championships 10 9 Australia
Belarus
Croatia
Cyprus
Guatemala
Ireland
Lithuania
New Zealand
Russia
Thailand
2019 African Championships 2 Egypt
Mozambique
2019 Copa Brasil
(South American Qualifier)
1 Peru
2020 World Cup Miami
(North America Qualifier)
1 Mexico
2020 World Championships
(Oceania Qualifier)
2 Fiji
Papua New Guinea
2021 Mussanah Open Championships
(Asian Qualifier)
2 Hong Kong
India
Vilamoura International Regatta
(European Qualifier)
2 Israel
Portugal
Reallocation
(2019 World Championships)
1 Spain
Tripartite Invitation 2 Antigua and Barbuda
Saint Lucia

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 European Open Championships 4 Brazil
Greece
Norway
United States
2019 World Cup Enoshima
(Asian Qualifier)
1 China
2019 Copa Brasil
(South American Qualifier)
1 Venezuela
2019 Gold Cup
(Oceania Qualifier)
1 Australia
2020 World Cup Miami
(North America Qualifier)
1 Mexico
2021 Gold Cup
(African Qualifier)
1 South Africa
2021 Gold Cup
(European Qualifier)
1 Spain

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 China
Greece
Russia
Turkey
2019 Asian Championships 1 South Korea
2020 African Championships 1 Angola
2020 Melbourne International
(Oceania Qualifier)
1 American Samoa
2020 World Cup Miami
(North America Qualifier)
1 Canada
2020 South American Championship 1 Brazil
2021 World Championships
(European Qualifier)
1 Portugal

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 5 Australia
Brazil
Germany
Netherlands
New Zealand
Poland
2019 Asian Championships 1 Malaysia
2020 African Championships 1 Mozambique
2020 Melbourne International
(Oceania Qualifier)
1 0 Reallocated
2020 World Cup Miami
(North America Qualifier)
1 United States
2020 South American Championship 1 Argentina
2021 World Championships
(European Qualifier)
1 Turkey
Reallocation
(2019 World Championships)
2 Sweden
Switzerland

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 Austria
Netherlands
Poland
Spain
2019 Pan American Games
(North American Qualifier)
1 Canada
2019 Pan American Games
(South American Qualifier)
1 Brazil
2020 World Championships
(Oceania Qualifier)
1 Australia
2021 Lanzarote International Regatta
(European Qualifier)
1 Ireland
2021 Mussanah Open Championships
(Asian Qualifier)
1 India
2021 Mussanah Open Championships
(African Qualifier)
1 South Africa

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 Argentina
Germany
Poland
Singapore
Spain
United States
2019 Pan American Games
(North American Qualifier)
1 Canada
2019 Pan American Games
(South American Qualifier)
1 Peru
2020 World Championships
(Oceania Qualifier)
1 0 Reallocated
2021 Lanzarote International Regatta
(European Qualifier)
1 Belgium
2021 Mussanah Open Championships
(Asian Qualifier)
1 China
2021 Mussanah Open Championships
(African Qualifier)
1 Tunisia
Reallocation
(2019 World Championships)
1 France

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 France
Germany
Norway
Spain
United States
2019 Pan American Games
(North American Qualifier)
1 Puerto Rico
2019 Pan American Games
(South American Qualifier)
1 Uruguay
2020 World Championships
(Oceania Qualifier)
1 0 Reallocated
2021 Asian Championship 1 China
2021 Lanzarote International Regatta
(African Qualifier)
1 Tunisia
2021 Lanzarote International Regatta
(European Qualifier)
1 Finland
Reallocation
(2019 World Championships)
1 Sweden