Department of the Air Force World Class Athlete Program Entry Standards (a-o 1 Jan 2022) final - Page 11

TEAM HANDBALL :

a ) Tried out for and selected to be a member of the U . S . Senior National Team in the 12 months immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application ; by-name selection must be made by the Senior U . S . National Team coach .
b ) Competed in the sport of Team Handball at the Olympic Games held immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
c ) More information on the sport of Team Handball can be found at USA Team Handball - Features , Events , Results | Team USA

TRACK & FIELD : Program criteria to enter and milestones to remain in the WCAP are noted below a )

To enter , athlete must meet or exceed the World Athletics standards within the past 24 months immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application . Qualifying marks must be made and verifiable in one of the following : USATF or World Athletics sanctioned events that prescribe to or exceed USATF competition rules ; collegiate events that meet or exceed USATF competition rules . All qualifying marks will be verified .
b ) First milestone : to qualify for the Olympic Trials IAW the current USATF standards .
c ) Second milestone : to qualify for the Olympic Games IAW the current World Athletics Olympic standards .
d ) More information on the sport of Track & Field can be found at Home | USA Track & Field ( usatf . org )