Commonwealth Youth Games - U18 Qualification Opportunities

U18 Qualification Opportunities – Commonwealth Youth Games 2017

Welsh Athletics are delighted to be able to offer the following qualification opportunities for U18 athletes with the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in mind.

Sunday 23rd April – Welsh Athletics League Fixture 1 & Open Meeting, Newport Athletics Stadium

Specific U18 sprint hurdles races will be timetabled at this meeting.  We ask that prospective hurdlers confirm their intention to race by contacting Rhiannon Linington-Payne no later than Thursday 20th April.

We welcome U18 athletes to compete in any event that takes place as part of the main timetable – please declare where appropriate if you are using weighted implements specific to your age group.

Wednesday 26th April – FieldFest Swansea, Swansea University Athletics Stadium

The following field events will take place as part of this open meeting:

-        High Jump

-        Shot Put

Pole Vault, Hammer Throw and Triple Jump will also run at this meeting but are not relevant for Commonwealth Youth Games Qualification. 

Athletes should indicate where they will be throwing U18 weighted implements.

For further information on this competition, please contact Rhiannon Linington-Payne, or visit the event page

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

  • WAG
  • SCW
  • UKA