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How to Become an Olympian

Thank you for your interest in becoming a track & field Olympian.

In order to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics in track & field you must:

  1. Achieve a qualifying mark for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. Reference the 2016 Qualifying Standards.
  2. You must then finish in the top 3 in your event at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials to be considered for selection to the 2020 Olympic team and have the world standard. Rereference the 2016 Olympic Standards .

For information on how to get started in competitions, as well as finding a club, please contact your local USATF Association.

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