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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.

Automatic Selections

Men                                                                                      Women

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:

  1. a) Power of 10 Rankings
  2. b) Percentage of A standard Achieved
  3. c) Performance at NI & Ulster Championships (Head to head)
  4. 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