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Athletics

Mr Lulu Basinyi

Mobile: +267 7171 4319
Tel/Fax: +267 318 4942
Email: _

Competition Rules

The athletics competition at the Botswana Games will be held in accordance with the latest edition of IAAF Competition Rules and Botswana Games policies and procedures.

Competition Formats
Track Events
In track events, there can be a maximum of four rounds (first round, second round, semi-finals and final) based on competitor numbers. Straight finals will be held in the 10,000m events.

Field Events
There are two phases of competition for field events: qualifying and final. In the qualifying there are standards set for the competitors, which will be advised at the Technical Meeting to be held before the competition starts. Only those competitors achieving the required standard will progress to the final.

Entries
Preliminary Team entry by number shall be submitted to the Games Secretariat by August 2009. Final team entry by name and event should be submitted to the BAA office 14 days before the official opening ceremony.

The Breaking Rule- Competition
The BAA and IAAF rules in force at the time of the Games shall prevail.

Athletes on the track. © Botswana Games 2017

The athletics competition
The athletics competition at the Botswana Games will be held in accordance with the latest edition of IAAF Competition Rules and Botswana Games policies and procedures.

Field Events
There are two phases of competition for field events: qualifying and final. In the qualifying there are standards set for the competitors, which will be advised at the Technical Meeting to be held before the competition starts. Only those competitors achieving the required standard will progress to the final.

THE EVENTS
Men
100, 200, 400, 800, 1500 and
5000 meters

Relays

  • 4 x 100 meters
  • Relays 4 x 400 meters,

High Jump
Long Jump
Triple Jump
Shot Put
Discus
Javelin

Women
100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, and 3000 meters
Relays

  • 4 x 100 meters
  • 4 x 400 meters

High Jump Long Jump Triple jump Shot Put Discus Javelin

TIE BREAKING RULE – COMPETITION:
The BAA and IAAF rules in force at the time of the Games shall prevail.

Sport Convener

Mr Lulu Basinyi
Mobile: +267 7171 4319 Tel/Fax: +267 318 4942 Email: _

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