Standards: World Youth 2011

IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics - Lille, France - 6/10 July 2011

IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics
Lille, France, 6-10 July 2011
Entry Standards - Boys

Event Fully Automatic Timing Hand Timing
100 Metres 11.25 11.0
200 Metres 22.58 22.6
400 Metres 50.00 49.9
800 Metres 1:56.00
1500 Metres 4:02.00
3000 Metres  
110 Metres Hurdles 14.45 14.3
400 Metres Hurdles 55.90 55.7
2000 Metres Steeplechase 6:15.00
10,000m Race Walk / 5000m Race Walk 48:40.00
High Jump 2.03
Pole Vault 4.50
Long Jump 7.15
Triple Jump 14.50
Shot Put 17.60
Discus Throw 53.00
Hammer Throw 62.00
Javelin Throw 62.00
Octathlon 5500
Medley Relay No standard

IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics
Lille, France, 6-10 July 2011
Entry Standards - Girls

Event Fully Automatic Timing Hand Timing
100 Metres 12.50 12.3
200 Metres 25.60 25.4
400 Metres 57.60 57.4
800 Metres 2:14.00
1500 Metres 4:35.00
3000 Metres 9:55.00
100 Metres Hurdles 14.60 14.4
400 Metres Hurdles 1:03.00 1:02.9
2000 Metres Steeplechase 7:15.00
10,000m Race Walk / 5000m Race Walk 25:30.00
High Jump 1.75
Pole Vault 3.65
Long Jump 5.85
Triple Jump 12.20
Shot Put 12.60
Discus Throw 41.00
Hammer Throw 47.00
Javelin Throw 43.50
Heptathlon 4500
Medley Relay No standard

  • Only athletes aged 16 or 17 on 31 December in the year of the competition (born in 1994 or 1995) mau compete.
  • A maximum of two athletes from any one Member can compete in each event (with 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.
  • The maximun number of events that an athlete can compete in is two individual events plus the Relays. If the two individual events are Track Events, only one of these two individual races may be longer then 200m.
  • Every Member may enter one team for each relay race, composed by a maximun of six athletes. Any four athletes among those entered for the competition, whether for the relay or for any other event, may then be used in the composition of the team for the first round.
  • Unqualified athletes:
  • Members who have no male and/or 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).
  • 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 fields events. The Technical Delegates will make the final decision and, to do so, may seek the opinion of the relevant Area Association.
  • Entries for unqualified athletes must be submitted by 31 May 2011. If another athlete then achives the entry standard before the end of the qualification period, it will be possible to change the entry accordingly.
  • If the host country of the World Youth Championships does not have an athlete qualified in a event, it may enter one athlete in these events regardless of any entry standard.
  • All performances must be achieved during the period 1st January 2010 to 20 June 2011.
  • 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, may be accepted under specific circumstances and conditions (see Rules 147).
  • Wind assisted performances (over 2m/sec) will not be accepted.
  • Indoor performances will be accepted however, for the running events of 400m and over, performances achieved on over-sized tracks will not be accepted.