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ITU Olympic Qualification List Criteria 2010 - 2012
1. Olympic Qualification Term:
a) Twenty-four (24) months;
b) 01 June 2010 through to 31 May 2012.
2. Results to Count:
a) Athletes can use a total of best fourteen (14) results from this term for their Olympic qualification:
(i) First period: 01 June 2010 to 31 May 2011: the best six (6) results to count;
(ii) Second period: 01 June 2011 to 31 May 2012: the best eight (8) results to count.
3. Qualification events:
a) Level I:
(i) ITU Triathlon World Championships Grand Final (two (2): one (1) per period);
(ii) 2011 ITU Triathlon World Olympic Qualification Event (one (1)).
b) Level II:
(i) ITU Triathlon World Championships Series Events.(excluding the ITU Sprint Triathlon
c) Level III:
(i) ITU Triathlon World Cups.
d) Level IV:
(i) ITU Triathlon Continental Championships: two (2) in the whole qualification term. If there are 3
during the whole period the first one will not count. Only athletes from the respective continent
of the ITU Triathlon Continental Championships will earn points.
4. The points system of the ITU Olympic Qualification List:
a) To earn points, athletes must finish within the cut-off time which will be determined by adding 5%
to the winner’s time in the men’s event and 8% in the women’s event.
b) The points earned by the best athlete for each event will be:
(i) 1000 for the Level I events.
(ii) 800 for the Level II events.
(iii) 500 for the Level III events.
(iv) 400 for the Level IV events.
c) The points table will be from 1st to 50th for all the events.
d) The points will be decreased by 7.5%. (i.e., if the winner of the ITU World Championships Grand Final
gets 1000 points, the second will get 925, the third 855.62, the fourth 791.45, the fifth 732.09, etc.)