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26 April to 4 May 2019

Athletics

Athletics Northern Territory invites 16 to 19 year old athletes (sub elite/development athletes) to compete in the Arafura Athletics Championships. Open para events will also be offered in a multi disability format with classification opportunities available. Come and watch these incredible athletes fly through the air, burst from the starting line and attempt to dominate this exciting program of track and field events.

Dates and Times of Competition

Saturday 27 April  |  Prelims and Finals

Session 1: 0900 – 1500

Session 2: 1700 – 2100

Sunday 28 April  |  Prelims and Finals

Session 1: 0700 – 1500

Session 2: 1600 – 2100

Monday 29 April  |  Prelims and Finals

Session 1: 0800 – 1300

Session 2: 1700 – 2100

Athletics Competition Schedule

Athletics Categories

*Times are subject to change based on entries and final schedule.

Eligibility

For the Under 20’s event Athletes must be 19 years or younger as at 31 December 2019.

The minimum age on the day of competition is 15 however athletes must turn 16 by 31 December 2019.

The Para Athletics event is an open multi disability event with no age restrictions and International classification availability.

Athletes with a vision impairment – T/F11-13 Athletes with an intellectual impairment – T/F20 Athletes with a physical impairment – T/F31-38, 40-47, 51-54, 55-57

Competition Format

Athletics is an Under 20 (U20) event for sub elite / development athletes.

Competition will be run according to IAAF rules for U20 athletes. Open para events will also be offered in a multi-disability format with international classification opportunities available.

AG2019 Athletics Technical Rules and Notes

International Classification

International classification will be held at the 2019 Arafura Games, with classification conducted in accordance with the World Para Athletics Classification Rules and Regulations. 

Athlete Evaluation will occur between the 24th-26th April 2019 for athletes with a physical or vision impairment. There are no classification opportunities for intellectual impairment at the 2019 Arafura Games.

Competition observation will occur as required from 27th-29th April 2019.

International Classification – ARAFURA_update

Venue

Arafura Stadium

40 Abala Road, Marrara

Arafura Stadium

Athletics Northern Territory invites 16 to 19 year old athletes (sub elite/development athletes) to compete in the Arafura Athletics Championships. Open para events will also be offered in a multi disability format with classification opportunities available. Come and watch these incredible athletes fly through the air, burst from the starting line and attempt to dominate this exciting program of track and field events.

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