The BWF qualification regulations for Paris 2024 have been approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and in just 12 months, on 1 May 2023, the Race to Paris Olympic Qualification Period begins – Paris 2024 Qualification Regulations – Badminton.
The qualification period will run from 1 May 2023 until 28 April 2024 with the Race to Paris ranking lists of 30 April 2024 used to determine the initial list of qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Badminton Competition.
The total quota for badminton remains at 172 places (86 men and 86 women), which includes two host country places and four universality places in addition to the regular quota places of 166.
Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) has a maximum quota of eight places each for men and women.
In each singles discipline, an NOC has a maximum of two quota places if the players are ranked within the top 16 of the Race to Paris rankings on the qualification date. There is a total of 35 quota places, one host country place, and two universality places.
The universality places will be confirmed by the Tripartite Commission after the end of the qualification period. Each singles discipline must also have at least two athletes from each of the five Continental Confederations, provided the player is ranked within the top 250.
In each doubles discipline, an NOC has a maximum of two quota places if both pairs are ranked within the top eight on the qualification date. There should be at least one pair from each of the five Continental Confederations, provided they are ranked within the top 50 on the qualification date.
Considering qualification in all events, no NOC can qualify athletes/pairs in more than two disciplines through the Continental Representation Place system.
Snapshot – Paris 2024 Olympic Games Badminton
- Paris 2024 Summer Olympics – 26 July – 11 August 2024
- Badminton Competition – 27 July – 5 August 2024
- Qualification 1 May 2023 – 28 April 2024
- 172 athletes – Singles (men’s / women’s) Doubles (men’s / women’s / mixed)
- Section 5.4.1 – Qualification Regulations – approved by the IOC
- Official Website – Paris 2024
- IOC Website – Paris 2024 Olympic Games
Information on the Paris 2024 will be progressively published on the BWF website Paris 2024 page as it comes to hand.