Olympics Surfing Competition Schedule Details Announced

April 23rd, 2019

The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee has just announced the details of the surfing schedule, just in time before tickets go on sale for the events after May.

The opening ceremony will be held on July 24, 2020 and the closing ceremony will be on August 9th.

The “Olympic Surfing Festival” (a tentative name at this stage) will be held from July 26 to August 2, with 4 days allocated to the comp depending on the condition of the waves.

Here are the dates and rounds of the event:

July 26th (Sunday)
7am ~ 4:20pm
Men’s Round 1
Women’s Round 1
Men’s Round 2
Women’s Round 2

July 27th (Monday)
7am ~ 5:40pm
Women’s Round 3
Men’s Round 3

July 28th (Tuesday)
7am ~ 3:00pm
Men’s Quarterfinals
Women’s Quarterfinals
Men’s Semifinals
Women’s Semifinals

July 29th (Wednesday)
8am ~ 1:00pm
Women’s Third Place Final
Men’s Third Place Final
Women’s Final
Men’s Final
Women’s Presentation Ceremony
Men’s Presentation Ceremony

As is normal with surfing events, they also noted that “The competition schedule may change depending on the conditions of the waves.

The tickets lottery will open from May 9th:

In order to purchased tickets you need to register for a TOKYO 2020 ID:

(At this stage it looks to only be available in Japanese)

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