Athletics Canada releases complete 2015 IAAF World Championships selection criteria

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(ISN) – Athletics Canada has released the complete selection criteria for the 2015 IAAF World Championships taking place in Beijing, China August 22 to 30. For most events the qualification period culminates with the World Championship Selection Trials in Edmonton, Alta., July 2 to 5.

The Canadian athletics team had a great World Championships at the last edition in 2013 in Moscow, Russia and enters with a goal of two to three medals at all major international events.

“We will have a very exciting Canadian Championship July 2 to 5 in Edmonton, Alta. The event will serve as the selection trials for the 2015 World Championships and for the 2015 Pan American / Parapanamerican Games,” said Peter Eriksson, Head Coach. “Everything is being put into place to ensure we have a well prepared team ready to compete at the highest levels in Beijing and Toronto.”

Qualifying Standards*

Women’s A

Events

Men’s A

11.33

100m

10.16

23.20

200m

20.50

52.00

400m

45.50

2:01.00

800m

1:46.00

4:06.50

4:25.20

1500m

Mile

3:36.20

3:53.30

15:20.00

5000m

13:23.00

32:00.00

10000m

27:45.00

2:35:00

Marathon

2:15:00

13.00

100mH / 110mH

13.47

56.20

400mH

49.50

9:44.00

3000mSC

8:28.00

1:36:00

20mRW

1:25:00

50mRW

4:06:00

1.94m

High jump

2.28m

6.70m

Long jump

8.10m

14.20m

Triple jump

16.90m

4.50m

Pole vault

5.65m

17.75m

Shot put

20.45m

70.00m

Hammer throw

76.00m

61.00m

Discus throw

65.00m

61.00m

Javelin throw

82.00m

6075pts

Heptathlon / Decathlon

8075pts

Top 8 at World Relays plus top 8 from IAAF Top List

4x100m

Top 8 at World Relays plus top 8 from IAAF Top List

Top 8 at World Relays plus top 8 from IAAF Top List

4x400m

Top 8 at World Relays plus top 8 from IAAF Top List

*Standards must be achieved in accordance with Performance Regulations in section 2.0 of the National Team Selection Rule Book.

 

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