Department of the Air Force World Class Athlete Program Entry Standards (a-o 1 Jan 2022) final - Page 2

2024 Summer Olympic Sports Program & 2026 Winter Olympic Sports Program For Olympic consideration , athletes must meet the current year World Athletics standards .

ARCHERY :

a ) A current member of the U . S . Senior or Junior National Recurve Archery Team or member within the past 12 months immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
b ) Competed in the sport of Recurve Archery at the Olympic Games held immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
c ) Must be nationally ranked in the top 10 US athletes , be eligible for funding from the National Governing Body and a by name recommendation by Senior US National Team Coach .
d ) More information on the sport of Archery can be found at USA Archery ( usarchery . org )

BADMINTON :

a ) Qualified to represent the U . S . at a Senior World Championship , Pan-American Games , or World University Games within the past 24 months immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
b ) Competed in the sport of Badminton at the Olympic Games held immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
c ) More information on the sport of Badminton can be found at USA Badminton

BEACH VOLLEYBALL :

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
b ) U . S . National Team coach .
c ) Competed in the sport of Beach Volleyball at the Olympic Games held immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
d ) More information on the sport of Beach Volleyball can be found at Beach National Team - USA Volleyball