Welsh Secondary Schools Sportshall Athletics Finals @ Cwmbran

The Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Athletics Association select a team for this Schools Welsh Final. Pupils wishing to be considered for selection parent/guardian should email [email protected]

The final composition of the team will be decided once confirmations are received from those selected. In addition to the scoring events there is a 2 lap non-scoring event for reserves. Please wear trainers only no spikes. The U13 & U15 girls and boys team events are scored separately in each age group and the winning teams from all four sections will go forward to represent Wales in the British final in Fenton Manor, Stoke on Saturday 6th April 2024.

You can read more about Sportshall Athletics here.SHA_Rules_and_Guidance_Notes_2022

Under 13 events (School Years 7 & 8, teams of 10 boys & 10 girls):

Section A:                                         Section B:                                          Section C:

2 Lap Race                                         Obstacle Relay                                  Vertical Jump

4 Lap Race                                         8 Lap Paarluf                                     Shot

6 Lap Race                                         4 x 2 Lap Relay                                  Speed Bounce

4 x 1 Lap Relay                                                                                              Standing Long Jump

Standing Triple Jump

(Obstacle relay – forward roll, high stepper, speed bounce & 2 x hurdles)

(Athletes can be selected in a maximum of 3 events and just 1 event from each section)

Under 15 events (School Years 9 & 10, teams of 6 girls & 6 boys):

Section A:                                         Section B:                                          Section C:                      Relays:                          

2 Lap Race                                         Standing Long Jump                        Speed Bounce              8 Lap Paarluf

4 Lap Race                                         Vertical Jump (Girls only)               Shot                                4 x 2 Lap Relay

Standing Triple Jump (Boys only)

(6 athletes must compete in one event in each section, with a maximum of 3 athletes from each team in any one discipline. A 7th reserve athlete will compete in one of the relays and as a non scorer in sections B or C of their choosing)

In track events 1 lap is equal to 2 x 30m lengths of a school gym using turning boards at each end, starting and finish at the centre of the hall each time.