Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018


2018 Canoeing World Qualification Competition

Location : Barcelona (ESP)

Dates : Official training period : 6 to 11 April 2018
             Competition period : 12 to 15 April 2018

Youth Olympic Games (YOG), Buenos Aires 2018

Youth Olympic Games 2018 will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 12-16 Oct.
Head to head sprint
: 12-13 October, Obstacle slalom: 15-16 October.

Official website:

Qualification System

Qualification System - Buenos Aires 2018 (English, updated June 2017)

Qualification System - Buenos Aires 2018 (French, updated June 2017)

2018 Technical Handbook - competition rules for head to head sprint and obstacle slalom

2018 Technical Handbook (updated January 2018)

BARCELONA 2018 - Information for National Federations

Updated on 23rd January 2018

BARCELONA 2018 - Entries process

Entries for the 2018 Canoeing World Qualification Competition must be submitted by National Federations through SDP from 1 January 2018 :

  • Numerical entries close 1 February 2018,
  • nominal entries close 28 March 2018.

As all entrants will compete in both the head-to-head sprint and obstacle slalom in their respective event, all entries will be taken in just one location - through the event listed with the discipline as "canoe sprint". Each athlete must have the discipline "canoe sprint" selected in their profile to ensure their name appears in the drop down menu for entry into the event.

YOG Specific rules applicable to Buenos Aires 2018

IOC guidelines regarding authorised identifications -

Rule 50 - appendix 1 - IF specific uniform guidelines.