05 FEB 2008 General News

IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics - Beijing, China - 15/20 August 2006


IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics
Beijing, China, 15-20 August 2006
Entry Standards - Men

Event Fully Automatic Timing Hand Timing
100 Metres 10.74 10.5
200 Metres 21.64 21.4
400 Metres 48.04 47.9
800 Metres 1:51.00
1500 Metres 3:48.00
5000 Metres 14:15.00
or 8:15.00 (3000 Metres)
10,000 Metres 30:30.00
110 Metres Hurdles 14.74 (1.067m)
or 14.34 (0.995m)
14.5 (1.067m)
or 14.1 (0.995m)
400 Metres Hurdles 53.34 53.2
3000 Metres Steeplechase 9:10.00
10,000 Metres Race Walk 44:05.00
4 X 100 Metres Relay No Standard
4 X 400 Metres Relay No Standard
High Jump 2.14
Pole Vault 5.05
Long Jump 7.55
Triple Jump 15.60
Shot Put 17.90 (6Kg)
or 16.30 (7.26Kg)
Discus Throw 55.00 (1.75Kg)
or 50.50 (2Kg)
Hammer Throw 67.50 (6Kg)
or 60.00 (7.26Kg)
Javelin Throw 66.50
Decathlon 6875 (1.067m Hdls / 7.26Kg SP / 2Kg DT)
or 7050 (1.067m Hdls / 6Kg SP / 1.75Kg DT) (2005)
or 7090 (.995m Hdls / 6Kg SP / 1.75Kg DT) (2006)

IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics
Beijing, China, 15-10 August 2006
Entry Standards - Women

Event Fully Automatic Timing Hand Timing
100 Metres 12.04 11.8
200 Metres 24.64 24.4
400 Metres 55.24 55.1
800 Metres 2:09.00
1500 Metres 4:28.00
3000 Metres 9:35.00
5000 Metres 16:30.00
100 Metres Hurdles 14.24 14.0
400 Metres Hurdles 60.44 60.3
3000 Metres Steeplechase 11:00.00
10,000 Metres Race Walk 50:55.00
4 X 100 Metres Relay No Standard
4 X 400 Metres Relay No Standard
High Jump 1.82
Pole Vault 3.95
Long Jump 6.10
Triple Jump 12.90
Shot Put 14.40
Discus Throw 47.00
Hammer Throw 56.00
Javelin Throw 49.50
Heptathlon 5150 points
Entry Rules

  • Performances must be achieved during the period 1st January 2005 to 31st July 2006.

  • The deadline for the submission of the final entries to the IAAF is midnight (local time) on 31st July 2006, using the IAAF Online Event Entry System.

  • Performances must be achieved during an official competition organised in conformity with IAAF Rules.

  • Performances must be achieved during competitions organised or sanctioned by the IAAF, its Area Associations or its National Member Federations. Thus, results achieved at school competitions must be certified by the National 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 be accepted (see IAAF Rules).

  • Wind assisted performances (over 2m/sec or 4m/sec for the Combined Events) will not be accepted (see IAAF Rules).

  • Indoor performances will be accepted

  • 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 Field Events, Combined Events, 10,000m, 3000m Steeplechase, 5000m Women).

  • Member Federations (or Area Associations, on behalf of its Members) 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.

  • if the host country of the World Junior Championships does not have an athlete qualified in an event, it may enter one athlete in these events regardless of any entry standard.

  • Only athletes born in 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1990 can be entered.

  • The maximum number of individuals events in which athletes born in 1989 and 1990 (youth) can compete is two (only one of these two events can be a race longer then 200m).