Released August 22, 2022 by Paris 2024:
The 2024 Olympic Qualification for Wrestling –
288 athletes will compete in the Paris 2024 wrestling competition: 192 men (96 Greco and 96 Freestyle) and 96 women (Freestyle)
No spots will be allocated to the host country for wrestling and quota places are allocated to National Olympic Committees (NOCs) with a maximum number of 18.
All of the 288 quotas will be allocated during three phases.
Phase 1: 2023 Senior World Championships
Five quotas for each of the 18 Olympic weight categories – a total of 90 quotas – will be allocated at the 2023 Senior World Championships. The four medallists (gold, silver, bronze and bronze) from the 18 categories at this event will each obtain one quota place for their NOC. Plus, a bout between the two losers of the bronze medal matches will take place and the winner will obtain the last quota.
Phase 2: 2024 Continental Qualification Tournaments
144 quotes will be defined by the 2024 Continental Qualification Tournaments. Each Continent will organise a specific Olympic Qualification Tournament with the exception of Oceania and Africa that will have a joint Qualification Tournament.
The two highest-placed athletes at each Continental Qualification tournament in each of the 18 Olympic weight categories will obtain one quota place each for their NOC.
Phase 3: 2024 World Qualification Tournament
The last 54 quotas will be decided at the 2024 World Qualification Tournament. The two highest-ranked athletes in each of the 18 Olympic weight categories will obtain one quota place each for their NOC. In addition, a bout will be organised between the two third-placed athletes and the winner of that bout will also obtain one quota place for his/her NOC.