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When are the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Trials? Key dates before Paris Games

The 2024 Paris Olympics open July 26, and the Paralympics open Aug. 28. Before that, more than 700 athletes will qualify for the U.S. teams through Olympic and Paralympic Trials, international competitions and discretionary selections.

A look at key dates in early 2024 that will shape the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams and determine medal favorites ...

May 26-June 9: French Open, last event of Olympic tennis qualifying, Paris

June 7-20: Final team nomination period for all U.S. Olympic cycling disciplines

The 2024 U.S. Olympic team roster of athletes updated as they qualify.

June 9: End of Olympic beach volleyball qualifying period

June 13-16: U.S. Open, last event of men’s golf qualifying, Pinehurst, North Carolina

June 15-23: U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, Indianapolis
At the Indianapolis Colts’ Lucas Oil Stadium, the top two in most events, and likely the top six for relay purposes in the 100m and 200m freestyles, are in line to make the team. Katie Ledecky won four events at the Tokyo trials — 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m frees. She is two medals shy of second place in U.S. Olympic history and two golds shy of second place in Olympic history across all nations.

DateCoverageNetworkTime (ET)
Sat., June 15Qualifying HeatsPeacock11 a.m.
Qualifying HeatsUSA Network*6:30 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock8 p.m.
Sun., June 16Qualifying HeatsPeacock11 a.m.
Qualifying HeatsUSA Network*5 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock8 p.m.
Mon., June 17Qualifying HeatsPeacock11 a.m.
Qualifying HeatsUSA Network*7 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock8 p.m.
Tues., June 18Qualifying HeatsPeacock11 a.m.
Qualifying HeatsUSA Network*6 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock8 p.m.
Wed., June 19Qualifying HeatsPeacock11 a.m.
Qualifying HeatsUSA Network*7 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock8 p.m.
Thurs., June 20Qualifying HeatsPeacock11 a.m.
Qualifying HeatsUSA Network*7 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock8 p.m.
Fri., June 21Qualifying HeatsPeacock11 a.m.
Qualifying HeatsUSA Network*5:30 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock8 p.m.
Sat., June 22Qualifying HeatsPeacock11 a.m.
Qualifying HeatsUSA Network*6:30 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock8 p.m.
Sun., June 23FinalsNBC, Peacock8 p.m.

*Taped coverage

June 16-23: U.S. Olympic Diving Trials, Knoxville, Tennessee
The top two in the four individual events and the winning team in the four synchro events make the team, should the U.S. earn the full allotment of quota spots. Tokyo Olympic medalists expected to compete include Krysta Palmer (springboard bronze) and the synchro team of Jessica Parratto and Delaney Schnell (platform silver), plus Andrew Capobianco, who took synchro springboard silver with Michael Hixon, who has since retired.

DateCoverageNetworkTime (ET)
Mon., June 17Women’s Synchro Springboard PrelimPeacock12:15 p.m.
Women’s Synchro Springboard FinalNBC, Peacock9:15 p.m.
Tues., June 18Women’s Synchro Platform PrelimPeacock11 a.m.
Men’s Synchro Springboard PrelimPeacock12:10 p.m.
Women’s Synchro Platform FinalUSA Network, Peacock7:15 p.m.
Men’s Synchro Springboard FinalNBC, Peacock9:30 p.m.
Thurs., June 20Women’s Springboard PrelimPeacock10 a.m.
Men’s Platform PrelimPeacock12:30 p.m.
Women’s Springboard SemifinalPeacock5 p.m.
Men’s Platform SemifinalPeacock7 p.m.
Women’s Synchro Platform FinalNBC9:15 p.m.*
Fri., June 21Men’s Springboard PrelimPeacock10 a.m.
Women’s Platform PrelimPeacock1:15 p.m.
Men’s Springboard SemifinalPeacock5 p.m.
Women’s Platform SemifinalPeacock7:20 p.m.
Sat., June 22Men’s Platform FinalNBC, Peacock1 p.m.
Women’s Springboard FinalNBC, Peacock7 p.m.
Sun., June 23Men’s Springboard FinalNBC, Peacock2 p.m.
Women’s Platform FinalNBC, Peacock7 p.m.

June 17: Final Olympic modern pentathlon qualifiers published via world rankings

June 20-23: KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, last event of women’s golf qualifying, Sammamish, Washington

June 20-23: Olympic Qualifier Series, final stage, Budapest
Last qualification chance for breaking and sport climbing.

June 21-30: U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, Eugene, Oregon
The top three in most events make the team. The U.S. goes into the Olympic year with a reigning Olympic gold medalist, reigning world champion or world’s fastest in 2023 in the 100m (women and men), 200m (men), 400m (women), 800m (women), 100m/110m hurdles (women and men) and 400m hurdles (women and men). Some of those stars — Noah Lyles, Sha’Carri Richardson, Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone, Athing Mu — could make the team in multiple individual events. There is just one field discipline (combining men and women) where the U.S. does not have an active Olympic or world medalist (javelin).

DateCoverageNetworkTime (ET)
Fri., June 21FinalsUSA Network, Peacock6:30-9 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock9-11 p.m.
Sat., June 22FinalsNBC, Peacock9-11 p.m.
Sun., June 23FinalsNBC, Peacock8:30-11 p.m.
Mon., June 24FinalsNBC, Peacock8-11 p.m.
Thurs., June 27FinalsNBC, Peacock8-11 p.m.
HeatsPeacock11-11:45 p.m.
Fri., June 28FinalsUSA Network, Peacock8-10 p.m.
FinalsNBC, Peacock10-11 p.m.
Sat., June 29FinalsNBC, Peacock8-10 p.m.
Sun., June 30FinalsNBC, Peacock7:30-8:30 p.m.

June 23: Olympic judo qualifying period ends

June 24: Final Olympic skateboarding qualifiers published via world rankings

June 27-29: U.S. Paralympic Swimming Trials, Minneapolis
Fifteen of the 37 U.S. golds at the Tokyo Games came in swimming. The most decorated active U.S. Olympian or Paralympian should compete here — Jessica Long, who won the first of her 29 medals at age 12 in 2004. Leanne Smith won seven golds at the 2022 Worlds.

DateCoverageNetworkTime (ET)
Sat., June 29FinalsCNBC, Peacock6 p.m.
Sun., June 30FinalsCNBC*1 p.m.

*Taped coverage

June 27-30: U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials, Minneapolis
A trials has never included two past Olympic all-around champions. This one could have three bidding to make the five-woman team: Tokyo gold medalist Suni Lee, Rio gold medalist Simone Biles and London gold medalist Gabby Douglas. The men’s field is expected to include three past U.S. all-around champions and two more men who won individual medals at the 2023 Worlds. It’s expected that selection committees will finalize the teams shortly after trials, which includes two alternating days of competition for men and for women. Earlier that week, the final Olympic selection event for trampoline will be held in Minneapolis.

DateCoverageNetworkTime (ET)
Thurs., June 27Men Day 1USA Network, Peacock6-9 p.m.
Fri., June 28Women Day 1Peacock7:30-8 p.m.
Women Day 1NBC, Peacock8-10 p.m.
Sat., June 29Men Day 2NBC, Peacock3-6 p.m.
Sun., June 30Women Day 2NBC, Peacock8:30-11 p.m.

July 18-20: U.S. Paralympic Track and Field Trials, Miramar, Florida
Headliners should include 19-time Summer Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden, who is one medal shy of the U.S. track and field record. She owns Paralympic medals from the 100m through the marathon. Plus Nick Mayhugh, a Tokyo 100m and 200m gold medalist, and Jaydin Blackwell, a reigning world champion at 100m and 400m. Blackwell and Mayhugh are in the same classification.

DateCoverageNetworkTime (ET)
Sat., July 20FinalsCNBC, Peacock3-5 p.m.
Sun., July 21FinalsCNBC*1-3 p.m.

*Taped coverage

Jan. 5-7: U.S. Olympic Shooting Trials (Air Gun), Anniston, Alabama
The first five U.S. shooters qualified for Paris, led by Tokyo silver medalist Mary Tucker. Later, trials will finish for Paralympic shooting (Feb. 2-10), Olympic shotgun (March 11-17) and Olympic smallbore rifle and pistol (March 17-19).

Jan. 6-13: U.S. Olympic Sailing Trials (49er, 470, IQ Foil, Formula Kite), Miami
Three sailors qualified for the U.S. team, plus more advanced to later international competitions where they will attempt to clinch spots.

Feb. 3: U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, Orlando
Training partners Conner Mantz and Clayton Young went one-two to make each’s first Olympic team. Leonard Korir, a 2016 Olympian, was third in the men’s race and could join them on the team should the U.S. unlock a third spot through international rankings later this spring. Fiona O’Keeffe won the women’s race in her marathon debut and is joined on the team by American record holder Emily Sisson and Dakotah Lindwurm.

Feb. 3-10: World Aquatics Championships, Doha
The U.S. qualified an artistic swimming team to the Olympics for the first time since 2008. Open-water swimmers Mariah Denigan and Ivan Puskovitch also earned spots in Paris.

Feb. 22-March 2: World Surfing Games, Puerto Rico
The U.S. had a chance to qualify a third and final men’s spot but did not win the team event to secure it. The Olympic surfing roster is set at five athletes: Caroline Marks, Carissa Moore, Caity Simmers, Griffin Colapinto and John John Florence.

March 8: Final U.S. Paralympic triathlon selection event, Miami
Five triathletes qualified for the Paralympics, including 2016 bronze medalist Melissa Stockwell.

March 21-24: U.S. Olympic Table Tennis Trials, West Monroe, Louisiana
Amy Wang and Rachel Sung qualified to round out the U.S. Olympic women’s team. Kanak Jha and Nikhil Kumar advanced to a Pan American Olympic qualifier where they can earn spots in Paris.

April 2-7: U.S. Olympic Rowing Trials, Sarasota, Florida
Winners of the women’s single sculls, men’s pair and and women’s pair made the team for Paris. A recap is here. Winners in other Olympic and Paralympic events advanced to international competition later this spring, where those rowers can earn berths in Paris.

April 2-11: Weightlifting World Cup, Phuket, Thailand
Up to five Americans finished in Olympic qualifying position following the last event in the Olympic weightlifting qualifying period. It could be the best U.S. Olympic weightlifting team in 64 years.

April 9-10: Pan American Olympic taekwondo qualification tournament, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Faith Dillon, Kristina Teachout and Jonathan Healy qualified for their first U.S. Olympic team, joining the already qualified CJ Nickolas, who previously qualified for his first Games.

April 19-20: U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials, State College, Pennsylvania
The trials winner in 13 of the 18 weight classes among men’s freestyle, women’s freestyle and Greco-Roman made the team, led by 2016 Olympic gold medalists Helen Maroulis and Kyle Snyder. Full results are here. The U.S. can still earn a quota spot in the other five classes via a last-chance global qualifier in May.

April 13-14, 26-27: U.S. Olympic Canoe Slalom, Kayak Cross Trials, Montgomery, Alabama and Oklahoma City
Evy Leibfarth made the team in canoe slalom, kayak slalom and the new Olympic event of kayak cross and will become the first U.S. female paddler to compete in three events at one Olympics. Casey Eichfeld won men’s canoe slalom and is set to become the first U.S. paddler to compete in four Olympics in whitewater events.

April 30: Olympic badminton qualifiers published via world rankings
Six U.S. badminton players qualified for the Paris Games outright: Beiwen Zhang in singles, identical twins Annie Xu and Kerry Xu in women’s doubles, Vinson Chiu and Joshua Yuan in men’s doubles and Jennie Gai and Chiu in mixed doubles.

May 11: Final U.S. Olympic triathlon selection event, Yokohama, Japan
No Americans met automatic Olympic selection criteria, so the rest of the team will be decided via discretionary selections. Taylor Knibb and Morgan Pearson earned their spots in 2023.

May 13-14: U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Archery Trials, final stages, Newberry, Florida

Three-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison and world No. 1 Casey Kaufhold won trials and will lead the U.S. team in Paris. Five athletes also qualified for the Paralympics, led by 2012 silver medalist Matt Stutzman.