Welsh Athletics U20 International

Welsh Athletics U20 International NI & Ulster Team Selection Policy

Athletics Northern Ireland in conjunction with Ulster Athletics will be taking a team to this year’s Welsh International U20 Competition in Swansea on 25th July. Consideration Standards for selection have been set and are listed below. Any athletes eligible to compete for Northern Ireland & Ulster may be considered based on their 2018 outdoor performance record.

Places per events –This competition is dependent upon standards achieved. Although Athletics NI & Ulster may send as many as one per event, athletes will only be selected if they have shown the potential to be competitive at the event. Athletics NI reserve the right to send incomplete teams to this competition.

See standards table below.

Expression of interest (Closing date 20th June)

Any athlete wishing to compete will be required to submit an expression of interest form online at the following link. We will use this list of athletes when selecting athletes at the end of June.

 

Selection Panel

Selections will be made by the Athletics Northern Ireland & Ulster Athletics selection panel comprising

  1. a) A member of Athletics Ulster (Voting)
  2. b) The Athletics Northern Ireland Athlete Development Lead (voting)
  3. c) A representative of the Athletics NI Track and Field Committee (Voting)

This panel will be assisted by

The Athletics Northern Ireland General Secretary, who may also (at his discretion) seek assistance (in a non-voting capacity) from anyone else he/she feels may be of help.

Any voting member of the Selection Panel shall declare his or her conflict of interest in respect of any selection issue and shall not be entitled to vote on that issue.

 

Selection Process

Selections will be based on the following criteria.

  1. Percentages of standard achieved in 2018
  2. UK Power of 10 ranking based on performances in 2018

Please note that achieving a standard does not guarantee a place on the team. Selection will be based on rankings and therefore the ability to achieve as high a placing at the championships as possible. Athletes who are close to achieving standards may still be selected if they have a high UK Power of 10 ranking.

Selections will be made on Monday 25th June 2018 and announced before Friday 30th June.

 

NI & Ulster Standards:

To be valid standards must have been achieved in competitions after 1st January 2018.

U20 Men

EVENT

U20 Women

11.00

100m

12.10

22.00

200m

25.00

49.90

400m

 55.8

1:55.0

800m

2:11.0

3.58.0

1500m

4.30.0

8.47.0

3000m

10.00.0

56.00

400m Hur

 63.7

1.93

High Jump

1.70

4.10

Pole Vault

3.40

6.70

Long Jump

5.60

13.50

Triple Jump

11.20

14.50

Shot

12.40

46.00

Discus (Men only)

 
 

Hammer (Women Only)

48.00

54.50

Javelin

40.00


 

AGE GROUP:

Under 20 Competitors must be 17, 18 or 19 years of age on 31st December 2018