ARTISTIC SWIMMING

EVENTS 

Two (2) events are included in the program of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games for Artistic Swimming: Duets and Teams.

ATHLETES QUOTA

Total quota for Artistic Swimming:

  Qualification Places Host Country places Total
Women 88 8 96
Total 88 8 96

Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC:

  Quota per NOC Event Specific Quota
Women 8

Maximum one (1) team of eight (8) athletes

Maximum one (1) duet of two (2) athletes
Total 8  

NOCs qualified in both the team and duet competitions may enter a maximum of eight (8) athletes.

Type of allocation of quota places:  The quota place is allocated to the NOC.

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

Compliance with the Olympic Charter and other relevant rules

All athletes must respect and comply with the provisions of the Olympic Charter currently in force, including but not limited to Rule 41 (Nationality of Competitors) and Rule 43 (World Anti-Doping Code and the Olympic Movement Code on the Prevention of Manipulation of Competitions).

Only those athletes who respect and comply with the Olympic Charter, the World Anti-Doping Code and the Olympic Movement Code on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions, including the conditions of participation established by the IOC, plus the rules of FINA, may participate in the Olympic Games Paris 2024

Age requirements

To be eligible to participate in the Olympic Games Paris 2024, athletes must be born on or before 31 December 2009 (AS 3 Rules ).

Additional IF Eligibility Criteria:

Only the athletes who are eligible to participate at the official FINA competitions, in accordance with the FINA Rules GR2.5, are entitled to participate in the Olympic Games Paris 2024.

QUALIFICATION PATHWAY

The qualification events are listed in hierarchical order of qualification.

Team Qualification: 10 teams -  FINA Rule BL 9.3.9.5.1 

Number of Team Quota Places Qualification Events
5 Teams (40 athletes) 

Continental Championships/Host Country: The highest placed NOC in each of the five (5) Continental Championships will each obtain a quota place except for the host country NOC which will be the representative of the European Continent

5 Teams (40 athletes) 

21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT)

The five (5) highest placed NOCs from the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT), based on the combined results of the routines, will obtain a quota place. Should any of the NOCs already be qualified through the Continental Championships, the next highest placed NOCs at the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT) will obtain a quota place. 

 

These 2 phases are held in chronological order and are not interchangeable.

Duet Qualification: 18 duets (including 10 through team qualification) -  FINA Rule BL 9.3.9.5.2 – Duets

Number of Duet Quota Places Qualification Events
10 Duets Team qualification: The ten (10) NOCs qualified for the team competition (including the host country) will automatically qualify one (1) duet.
5 Duets

Continental Championships/Host Country

Subject to the maximum number of athletes per NOC, as outlined in section B above, the highest placing NOC in each of the five (5) Continental Championships will each obtain a quota place, except for the host country NOC, which will be the representative from the European Continent.

Should the highest ranked eligible duet already be qualified through the team the next highest ranked duet from the Continental qualifying event will obtain a quota place in this phase only.

Should any continental vacancies occur, the quota will revert to stage 3 and be filled in accordance with the rankings of the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT).

18 Duets

21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT)

All remaining quotas to the maximum total number of 18 duets will be qualified through the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT). Should a duet be qualified through the team qualification during this event, only the rankings of the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT) will be used to determine the next eligible duet.

Only the rankings of the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT) will be considered for remaining reallocations without any reference to continental qualifications.

All stages are to be held in chronological order and separately. They are not interchangeable. After the end of stage 2, the only rankings considered as those of the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT).

The host country will have the right to enter one (1) team and one (1) duet in the Olympic Games whilst respecting the maximum number of quota per NOC as outlined in section B.

CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES

Confirmation of qualification places

Following each qualification event, FINA will publish the results on its website (www.fina.org) and inform the respective NOCs of their allocated quota places.

The NOCs will then have two (2) weeks to confirm if they wish to use these quota places, as detailed in paragraph H. Qualification Timeline.

Confirmation of host country places

The Host NOC/NF has to confirm the use of the allocated quota places to FINA two (2) weeks after the end of the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT).

REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES

Reallocation of unused qualification places

Should an NF/NOC not enter a qualified team or duet, the unused quota place(s) will be reallocated to the next highest placed eligible duet(s) (FINA Rule BL 9.3.9.5.2) or team (FINA Rule BL 9.3.9.5.1), not yet qualified, from the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT).

Reallocation of unused host country places

Should the host country NOC decide not to enter a qualified team or duet, the unused quota place(s) will be reallocated to the next highest placed duet (FINA Rule BL 9.3.9.5.2) or team (FINA Rule BL 9.3.9.5.1), not yet qualified, from the 21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT).

AP ALTERNATE ATHLETES 

Ap alternate athletes are non-competing athletes and are not included within the athletes’ quota as described in Paragraph B. Quota Places. More detailed information about entitlements and quotas can be found in the ‘Accreditation at the Olympic Games – Users Guide’. Ap alternate athletes can only become competing athletes as per the conditions outlined in the ‘IOC/Paris 2024 Late Athlete Replacement policy’.

Eligibility: Ap alternate athletes must comply with the same eligibility rules as competing athletes as described in above paragraph C. Athlete Eligibility.

Quota: Each qualified team is entitled to 1 (one) Ap alternate athlete.

QUALIFICATION TIMELINE

Date Milestone

To be completed once the Continental Championships are announced.

Europe: 

20 October – 5 November

Americas: 2023 Pan American Games, Santiago, Chile

To be completed once the Continental Championships are announced.

African, Asian and Oceania 

2-18 February 2024

21st FINA World Championships – Doha (QAT)

2 weeks after the Olympic Games Qualification event

 

FINA to inform NOCs/NFs of their allocated quota places

 

2 weeks after the previous step

NOCs/NFs to confirm use of allocated quota places to FINA

 

FINA to reallocate all unused quota places

8 July 2024

Paris 2024 Sport Entries deadline

TBC

Technical meeting

26 July – 11 August 2024

Olympic Games Paris 2024

 

The qualification system (English Version) can be downloaded in the link below and it is also available on Olympics.com.   

Note: In case of missing information, Olympics.com is the only source of truth as the document available on their platform will prevail.