The World qualifier for Tokyo 2020 will be hosted at the Grand Dôme, Villebon-sur-Yvette in Paris from May 13 to 20.

Africa kicks off the Continental qualification series for Tokyo 2020 in Dakar this month followed by the Asia/Oceania event in Amman in March.

London hosts the European qualifiers which begin on March 13. The Americas qualifiers conclude in Buenos Aires in April.

77 Olympic places – 50 for men and 27 for women – will be up for grabs in London.

The total number of athletes (286) has been maintained from Rio 2016 but the quota of female athletes has increased 178% from 36 at London 2012 and Rio 2016 to 100 at Tokyo 2020.

Men will compete across eight weights at the 32nd Olympiad and women in five limits.

The Paris World tournament is the final qualifier for Tokyo 2020.

Five Routes to Tokyo 2020

Continental qualifiers

African: Dakar, Senegal
February 20/29

Asian/Oceania: Amman, Jordan
March 3/11

Europe: Copper Box Arena, London
March 13/24

Americas: Buenos Aires, Argentina
March 26/April 3

Final World Qualifier

Paris: Grand Dôme, Villebon-sur-Yvette
May 13/20