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The last places for the surfing event of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics will be played during the Worlds in El Salvador, which have just been postponed to May 2021. The ISA 2020 World Championships, which were to take place last May in El Salvador and granting the last places for the Tokyo Olympics, were postponed to May 2021, two months before the Games. The International Surfing Association (ISA) had at one time planned to schedule this competition in the fall. But due to the very worrying health crisis on the American continent, the ISA, in collaboration with the government of El Salvador, has decided to postpone the event to 2021, in order ” prioritize the health and safety of athletes, officials, spectators and citizens of the Central American country », Explains the press release. The ISA has just announced that these Worlds will take place from May 8 to 16, 2021, and always in El Salvador. There will be twelve places up for grabs for the Tokyo Games, five for men and seven for women. In the French camp, three surfers have already qualified for Tokyo: Jérémy Flores, Johanne Defay and Michel Bourez. France can still win a fourth place, which would go to a surfer. Provided you shine on the waves of El Salvador in May 2021.

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