On the contrary to the first day of individual events in La Seu d’Urgell, no Olympic quotas were decided on Friday. The heats were held in women’s canoe and men’s kayak.
In the women’s event representatives of 18 nations advanced to semifinal, which will be held on Sunday. These athletes are in contention for just 11 spots at Tokyo 2020 Games.
18 quotas are available in men’s kayak. After the heats, only 21 countries are represented in the race for those berths. In this event, quotas will be distributed on Sunday after semifinals.