The Road to Paris: the quest for Olympic qualification

19 Dec 2023
“Is it too soon to book our seats for the decathlon at the Paris Olympics?” I pondered this as I prepared to interview Sven Roosen. The journey to Paris, after all, has its share of challenges, with qualification being paramount. Our conversation with Sven delved into his past season’s triumphs and learnings, and his outlook for the forthcoming year. Countdown to Paris: the Olympic Dream inches closer The Olympic Games in Paris, set for August 2-3, 2024, are drawing near, bringing the spotlight to the decathlon. To compete, athletes must first clear the qualification bar.