Don’t miss the closing date for the junior indoor combined events championships
Sunday 6th November for those juniors who’d like to try and follow in the footsteps of Daley Thompson, Dean Macey, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Jessica Ennis & Denise Lewis, are the joint Welsh Schools & Welsh Athletics Combined Events quadrathlon & pentathlons at Cardiff, CF23 6XD.
Instead of a Decathlon (10 events) or Heptathlon (7 events) the juniors compete in all of the following events and age groups:
U14G = school years 6, 7 & 8. Quadrathlon: Long Jump, Shot (2.72kg), 60m Hurdles (68cm) and 800m.
U14B = school years 6, 7 & 8. Quadrathlon: Long Jump Shot (3.00kg), 60m Hurdles (76cm) and 800m.
U16G = school years 9 & 10. Pentathlon: Long Jump, Shot (3.00kg), 60m Hurdles (76cm), High Jump & 800m.
U16B = school years 9 & 10. Pentathlon: Long Jump, Shot (4.00kg), 60m Hurdles (84cm), 200m & 800m.
U18W = school years 11 & 12. Pentathlon: Long Jump, Shot (3.00kg), 60m Hurdles (76cm), High Jump & 800m.
U18M = school years 11 & 12. Pentathlon: Long Jump, Shot (5.00kg), 60m Hurdles (91cm), 200m & 800m.
This is an open event; therefore, the parents enter the athletes as there is no team manager in a championship online here before the closing date of Thursday 27th October, for those of you who would like to take part.
For those athletes in the U16 & U18 age groups there is the added incentive of Welsh Schools vests at stake for those that attain the points totals to go forward and represent Wales in Glasgow V England V Scotland V Ireland on Saturday 26th November, more details here: Selection Policy Pentathlon 2022