Can Americans living overseas represent the country they are living in?

I wanted to be a figure skater but I live overseas in an American compound. Would I make myself eligible to compete if I competed in a competition that is not certified by the USFSA?


Where&when was the 2002 Winter Olympics?

You have to be a citizen of that country and some countries require you to be a citizen for a certain amount of time. There have been instances where the athlete was world class and became a citizen and was allowed to compete for that country under a certain time limit.The IOC rule that athletes may not compete in international events for a period of three years subsequent to competing in an international event for a different country. Qatar have since been successful in persuading a number of other athletes, particularly Kenyan athletes, to switch allegiances,Fellow Gulf State Bahrain has also been successful in persuading athletes to change nationality.

Kenyans going to Bahrain,
"the former Stephen Cherono was reported to have received up to $1 million to change his citizenship. Shaheen has denied this".
(IOC) President Jacques Rogge has also raised concerns about athletes moving between countries, stating that, "What is bad is countries or organizations wanting to buy athletes just for the money".

Merlene Ottey going to Slovenia

Was there ever a time when the olympics were held every 2 years?

I think that you compete in competitions that are non qualifying (you can't compete in competitions like nationals, and international competitions) but I think you can compete in the programs at the Ice rink in Singapore and at other ice rinks around there. It doesn't have to be certified by the Usfsa I don't think. Good luck figure skating rocks!

More Questions & Answers...
  • What African country has won the most medals in the history of the Olympic Games?
  • What do ya think of the 2006 Winter Olympcis?
  • Were Olympic gold medal winners bigger stars 30 years ago than they are today? How come?
  • Why Denmark didn t participate to torino winter olympic games?
  • Who was the first Indian to win an international title in badminton abroad?
  • Would you go to olypmics in vancouver, why ?
  • Who was the runner who was hurt during an Olympic race and someone helped him finish?
  • In or out?
  • “What is the most awe-inspiring Olympic moment that you’ve seen during your lifetime?
  • I'm in cheer leading and were about to go to DISNEY for a competition and im scared im going to choke.?
  • What is the purpose of coloring fencing blades?

    This article contents is create by this website user, doesn't promise its accuracy.
    Copyright 2007-2009     Contact us    Terms of Use