Each event in the Olympic Qualifier Series will be a celebration of sport and culture, with music, fashion and art combining with the sporting competition to create a lively, vibrant atmosphere.
IOC President, Thomas Bach said: "The Olympic Qualifier Series offers an exhilarating pathway for athletes to qualify for Paris 2024. They will be able to showcase their skills in vibrant major city locations in front of passionate crowds. Shanghai and Budapest perfectly align with the concept of the Olympic Qualifier Series, serving as the ideal backdrop for an exciting new chapter in the Olympic Movement. The Series promises an unforgettable Olympic experience for both athletes and fans, with the conclusion on Olympic Day adding a special touch of celebration to the Series.”
President Bach continued: “This series of Olympic qualification events represents a key milestone in enhancing and promoting the road to the Olympic Games. By bringing together the best athletes from these four sports in iconic urban environments, we aim to give them more visibility and highlight their remarkable achievements on the road to Paris.”
Here’s when the events will take place:
Huangpu Riverside, Shanghai: 16-19 May 2024
Ludovika Campus, Budapest: 20-23 June 2024