Athletes are required to declare for their event 90 minutes before the start. Food will be provided post meeting. The top 3 athletes in each event will need to complete claim forms after their event. The winning athlete in each event will be required shortly after their event in front of the main grandstand so that presentations can take place.
Directions and Parking:
The competition will take place at Cardiff International Sports Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ. Athletes and spectators parking is available at Cardiff City Stadium. Only Officials, VIPS and Media may park at Cardiff International Sports Stadium.
The railway station in closest proximity to Cardiff International Sports Stadium is Ninian Park Station. We are approximately a 5 minute walk from the station, which you can get to by taking a connecting train from Cardiff's main station, Cardiff Central. Alternatively taxis are available from Central Station which is approximately a 25 minute walk away.
Welsh Athletics International Main Programme (7-9:30pm)
100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 3000m, 400m Hurdles, Long Jump, Discus, Javelin,
4 x 100m & 4 x 400 m.
100m, 200m, 400m, 1500m, 100m Hurdles, High Jump, Pole Vault, Hammer, 4 x 100m & 4 x 400m.
Men vs. Women:
A provisional timetable can be found here.
£17,000 worth of prize money on offer for the International events.
If interested in competing in the International, national events or as an U20 Guest athlete. E-mail meeting organiser James Thie:firstname.lastname@example.org
U20 Programme (5-7pm)
Wales U20’s Vs Welsh Schools Vs England U20’s Vs Scotland U20’s
100m, 400m, 1500m, High jump & Shot put
200m, 800m, Discus, Javelin & Long jump
Senior National Events (Pre main event 5-7pm)
100m, 400m, 800m & 110m Hurdles
100m & 400m
The Welsh Athletics International is a unique chance for Wales to showcase the best of Olympic and Welsh athletics talent just days before the start of the 2012 Games.
Many Nations, including USA, Trinidad and Tobago, New Zealand, Greece, Italy, Kenya, Botswana, South Africa, Nigeria, Haiti, Grenada, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Estonia, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Isles and Puerto Rico have already shown an interest in competing.
The event is planned to capture the Olympic fever that will be building in the anticipation of the start of the Games, and is well placed in the athletics calendar - just days after the London GP. This meeting also includes an under 20 International pre-meeting, featuring the best of up and coming talent, and giving them vital experience and a chance to be part of a fantastic evening.
This is YOUR chance to be part of history and support some of the best athletes in the world - join the show just days before the start of the Olympic Games!
Tickets are priced at £5 for a grandstand seat - buy them today HERE!