Criteria for Qualifications
Criterio No. 1: Holder of the nationality of the participating team
Criterio No. 2: An athlete must be nominated by the pertinent national taekwondo association that is recognized by the World Taekwondo Federation and by their NOC.
Criterio No. 3: Holder of the Kukkiwon Poom or Dan Certificate
Criterio No. 4: An athlete must be born between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 1998.
Men´s Event (5)
Under 48 kg
Women´s Events (5)
Qualification 37 places, Host Country 3 places, Wild places 10, TOTAL: 50
Qualification 37 places, Host Country places 3, Wild places 10, TOTAL 50
GRAND TOTAL 100
Maximum Quota per NOC
The qualification places obtained for the Youth Olympic Games will be allocated to the pertinent NOC.
The YOG Qualification Tournament will be held in conjunction with the 10th WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championships in the 2014 but as a separate event.
A NOC, through its WTF Member National Association, may enter in the WTF World Taekwondo Qualification Tournament a maximum of the three (3) men and three (3) women athletes, with one athlete maximum per weight category.
There will be five weight categories for each male and female division in the YOG Qualification Tournament.
The eight (8) best ranked athletes in each category will earn their NOC a qualification place, in the respective weight category, however, for the weight categories in which the Host Country places, only the (7) seven best ranked athletes, in this weight category, will earn a qualification place for their NOC.
A single elimination system will apply to the qualification tournament. The rank of the top 16 athletes per weight division shall be classified as follows:
The host country shall not participate in the qualification tournament, as it shall be automatically qualified in three (3) men´s event and three (3) women´s event.
To be eligible to receive Wild Places, athlete must comply with the Eligibility criteria as defined under this document. Should the technical level allow it, twenty (20) Wild Cards places will be allocated to eligible NOC´s.
Confirmation process for quotas places
The WTF shall confirm to the NOC´s their qualification places immediately following the qualification event. NOC´s will then have up to two (2) weeks to confirm in writing to the WTF and NYOGOC the use of these qualification places.
The host country shall confirm in writing to the WTF and NYOCOG in the weight categories in which it will enter athletes, by no later than February 28, 2014.
Reallocation on unused quota places
Unused qualification places will be allocated to the NOC´s of the next best ranked athletes not yet qualified, in the respective weight category, pending the maximum quota per NOC is not exceeded.
For the weight categories in which the host country does not use its host country use its host country places, the 8th best ranked athlete, in this weight category, will earn a qualification place for his/her NOCs.
Any unused Wild Card, including those returned after the final allocation by the YOG Tripartite Commission, will be reallocated to the NOCs of the next best ranked athletes from the YOG Qualification tournament not yet qualified, on condition that the maximum quota per NOC is not exceed.
March 2013: Validation of the final allocation of Wild Cards by YOG Tripartite Commission
March 20-21, 2014: YOG Qualification Tournament in conjuction with 10th WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championships
June-July 2014: Reallocation of unused NOC Wild Cards and final reallocation period for unused quota places.
July 8, 2014: Entries deadline by name for all sports
August 16-28, 2014: 2nd.Summer Youth Olympic Games – Nanjing 2014
(TKD: August 17-21, 2014)