IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics Bydgoszcs, Poland, 8-13 July 2008 Entry Standards - Women
Fully Automatic Timing
100 Metres Hurdles
400 Metres Hurdles
3000 Metres Steeplechase
10,000 Metres Race Walk
4 X 100 Metres Relay
4 X 400 Metres Relay
A maximum of two athletes from any one Member can compete in each event (with the exception of the Relays).
Three athletes can initially be entered per event, provided each has achieved the Entry Standard, but only two will be allowed to compete.
Members who have no male and/or no female qualified athletes whom they wish to enter may enter one unqualified male athlete and/or one unqualified female athlete in one event of the Championships (except the Combined Events, 10,000m, 3000m Steeplechase and 5000m Women).
Member Federations who have no male and/or no female qualified athlete but whose best athlete excels in a field event, may submit to the IAAF, by the time of the Preliminary Entry deadline, the name(s) of their athlete(s) plus performance(s) they would like to enter in the field events. The Technical Delegates will make the final decision and, to do so, may seek the opinion of the relevant Area Association.
If the host country of the World Championships does not have an athlete qualified in an event, it may enter one athlete in these events regardless of any entry standard.
All performances must be achieved during the period 1 January 2007 to 23 June 2008.
All performances must be achieved during an official competition organised in conformity with IAAF Rules.
All performances must be achieved during competitions organised or sanctioned by the IAAF, its Area Associations or its Member Federations. Thus, results achieved at school competitions must be certified by the Member Federation of the country in which the competition was organised.
Performances achieved in mixed events (between male and female participants), held completely in the stadium, will not normally be accepted (see IAAF Rule 147).
Wind assisted performances (over 2m/sec) will not be accepted.
Indoor performances will be accepted.
For the running events of 400m and over, performances achieved on over-sized tracks will not be accepted.