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 at Swansea University on 17th August. 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 2022 outdoor performance record.

Places per events – Due to the competition budget for this International, the team size has been set at 10 athletes with a possible one additional place if required to make up a relay. There can only be one athlete per event selected in individual events.

See standards table below.

Selection Panel

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

  1. Chair of panel (Voting)
  2. The Athletics Northern Ireland Performance Lead (voting)
  3. 2 Representatives of the Athletics NI Track & Field Committee (voting)
  4. A member of Athletics Ulster (Voting)
  5. 1 Independent Coach (Voting)
  6. Statistician (Non-Voting)

 

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 2022
  2. NI & Ulster Rankings

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 International as possible.

Selections will be made the week commencing 11th July 2022.

 

NI & Ulster Standards:

To be valid, standards must have been achieved in competitions after 1st January 2022.

U20 Men

EVENT

U20 Women

11.06

100m

12.20

22.36

200m

25.00

49.90

400m

58.00

1:55.3

800m

2:11.6

3.58.5

1500m (Mile)

4.34.5

8.47.0

3000m

10.05.0

15.50

110m Hur

 
 

100m Hur

14.70

56.90

400m Hur

63.00

1.92

High Jump

1.69

4.00

Pole Vault

xxxx

13.40

Triple Jump

11.18

14.20

Shot

xxxx

44.50

Discus

38.00

 

Hammer (Women Only)

48.00

54.50

Javelin (Men Only)

xxxx