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QUALIFICATION SYSTEM

Fencing
Events
Men (6)

Women (6)

Individual épée
Individual foil
Individual sabre
Team épée
Team foil
Team sabre

Individual épée
Individual foil
Individual sabre
Team épée
Team foil
Team sabre

Quota
Men

78

Women

78

Total

156

Quota Per Event/NOC
Maximum Per Event

Maximum Per Gender

Men
Individual épée

2

Team épée

3

Individual foil

2

Team foil

3

Individual sabre

2

Team sabre

3

9

Women
Individual épée

2

Team épée

3

Individual foil

2

Team foil

3

Individual sabre

2

Team sabre

3

Total

9

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October 2014

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Athlete Eligibility

Athletes must have signed and submitted the Athlete Eligibility Condition Form.

Qualification System
Team Competition
There will be a maximum of eight teams per category and gender as follows:
• The top eight highest-ranked NOCs from each team event at the Pan American Championships,
April 15–23, 2015, in Santiago, Chile.

Individual Competition
There will be a maximum of 18 fencers per category and gender as follows:
• 16 fencers: two fencers from each of the eight countries that qualify.

The top two highest-ranked fencers per individual events­­­— not from countries qualified in team
events — from the April 2015 Pre Pan Am Selective Competition in Santiago, Chile.

Confirmation of Quota Places
The Continental Federation (CF) will confirm to NOCs the places they have qualified, by May 1, 2015.
The NOCs will confirm with the CF the places they will use, by May 15, 2015.

Reallocation of Unused Quota Places
If necessary, the CF will reallocate unused places in the corresponding events to the next highest-ranked
NOC not yet qualified.
The NOCs that will be granted the reallocated places must confirm their acceptance of these places to
the CF. This process will be completed by May 29, 2015.

Timeline

Fencing

March 27, 2015

TO2015 entry by number deadline.

April 15–23, 2015

Pan American Championships (Santiago, Chile).

April 24–25, 2015

Pre Pan Am Selective Competition (Santiago, Chile).

May 1, 2015

CF to confirm to NOCs the places they have qualified.

May 15, 2015

NOCs to confirm to CF the places, they will use.

May 29, 2015

CF to reallocate places, if needed.

June 15, 2015

TO2015 entry by name deadline.