Athletics




Athletics

Athletics Events

3 Sprints Events
  • 100 meters
  • 200 meters
  • 400 meters (quarter mile)
 
2 Middle Distance Events
  • 800 meters (half mile)
  • 1500 meters (metric mile)
 
3 Long Distance Events
  • 3000 meters
  • 5000 meters
  • 10,000 meters
 
4 Hurdles Events
  • 100 meter hurdles (women)
  • 110 meter hurdles (men)
  • 400 meter intermediate hurdles
  • Steeplechase (usually 3000 meters and taking the place of the two mile distance in some competitions; one barrier per lap includes a water pit)
 
4 Relays Events
  • 4 x 100 meter relay (400 meter relay)
  • 4 x 200 meter relay (800 meter relay)
  • 4 x 400 meter relay (mile relay)
  • 4 x 800 meter relay (2 mile relay)
 
4 Road Races Events
  • 5000 meters (5 k)
  • 10,000 meters (10 k)
  • Half marathon (13.1 miles)
  • Marathon (26.2 miles)
 
1 Race Walking Events
  • 10, 20 and 50 kilometers.
 
4 Throwing Events
  • Discus
  • Hammer Throw
  • Javelin
  • Shot Put
 
4 Jumping Events
  • High Jump
  • Pole Vault
  • Long Jump
  • Triple Jump
 
5 Pentathlon Events
  • High Hurdles (110 meters for men, 100 meters for women)
  • Shot Put
  • Long Jump
  • High Jump
  • Middle distance (1500 meters for men, 800 meters for women)
 
7 Heptathlon Events
  • 100 meter high hurdles
  • High Jump
  • Shot Put
  • 200 meters
  • Long Jump
  • Javelin Throw
  • 800 meters
 
10 Decathlon Events
  • 100 meters
  • Long Jump
  • Shot Put
  • High Jump
  • 400 meters
  • 110 meter high hurdles
  • Discus
  • Pole Vault
  • Javelin
  • 1500 meters
 
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