The fencer is capable of achieving a top 16 placing at the Games in the Event, with the potential to win an Olympic Diploma (top 8 placing); and
The fencer has a track record of sufficient quality and depth that Fencing New Zealand believes demonstrates the fencer will be competitive at the Games and will perform creditably in the event.
In determining whether or not the fencer has met the criteria above, the Fencing New Zealand Selectors shall consider the Athlete’s performances and results in the Fencing Event(s) at which they seek to be selected for the Games in the following Key Events during the period 3 April 2015 to 24 April 2016: Individual Grand Prix competitions Individual World Cup competitions Satellite competitions Individual World Championship Individual Continental Championships FIE Criteria. The fencer must in any case qualify for the Games through the FIE Olympic Games Qualification System, either through world ranking or zone qualifying competition. (Details can be found on the FIE web site)
Some funding assistance may be available depending on world ranking and selection to attend the FIE qualifying event.
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