Brazil's Italo Ferreira led his country to their first team gold since 2000 at the World Surfing Games in Miyazaki after sealing the individual men's title with an audacious full rotation aerial which earned a perfect 10-point score.
Morocco's Ramzi Boukhiam and New Zealand's Billy Stairmand earned provisional continental qualification slots for Tokyo 2020, as the last standing surfers from Africa and Oceania, respectively, at the World Surfing Games in Miyazaki, Japan.
The four qualifiers for the open women’s main event final were confirmed on day three of the World Surfing Games in Japanese city Miyazaki.
Caroline Marks of the United States continued to impress at the World Surfing Games at Miyasaki in Japan, earning the highest heat total on day two of the team event format for women.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori was among the spectators as the International Surfing Association’s (ISA) World Surfing Games got underway in Miyazaki in Japan.