Manchester International Update and Automatic Selections
28 June 2016
Following the NI & Ulster Championships, five athletes who won senior titles have already achieved the A standard for the Manchester International on August 17th.
Adam McMullen Long Jump Hayley Murray Hammer
Andrew Mellon 400m
Ben Reynolds 110m
*Ciara Mageean has automatic selection but has qualified for the Olympics in Rio
The remaining senior championship winners have until 11th July to reach the A standard and guarantee their selection.
Final Selection is on 22nd July and will be selected using the following criteria:
- a) Power of 10 Rankings
- b) Percentage of A standard Achieved
- c) Performance at NI & Ulster Championships (Head to head)
- d) Consistency of performance
Only those athletes who have competed at the NI & Ulster Championships (or World Junior Trials in Bedford) will be considered for selection and estimated team size is around 20 athletes.
You can see the selection policy here http://athleticsni.org/download/files/Info-ManchesterSelectionPolicy(1).pdf