Spanish Morgan Barbançon competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London
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David Stickland: Who Will Get The Last Individual Tickets to Rio?

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:46
2016 Olympic Games

In just under one month’s time on 6 March 2016 the Olympic Ranking List (ORL) will close and we will find out which additional nations will get tickets to Rio this summer. Although the remaining individual slots are to be "won" by gaining points for the ORL, no individual athlete actually qualify directly for Rio through the ORL system. The highest ranked pairs earn a place for their National Olympic Committee and that NOC can always choose to send a different qualified couple -- or nobody -- to the actual games. 

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