meerada wrote:What javelin distances are good for U15? Any pointers for throwing the Javelin? I am currently throwing consistantly bewteen 38 and 42 metres. Is this any good for my age group (U15)? Is it worth me joining an athletics club? Also, does anyone know what the national average distance for my age is. One more question, what is the qualifying distances for things like County and England?
Geoff wrote:IOC Olympic Games, London 2012
UK Athletics Selection Policy (April 2011b)
10. Qualifying performances must be achieved at one of the following competitions:
a) 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, 10000m, 100mH, 110mH, 400mH, 3000mSC, High Jump, Pole Vault, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Putt, Discus Throw, Hammer Throw, Javelin Throw, Heptathlon, Decathlon
i. Overseas competitions
events organised or authorised by the IAAF, its Area Associations or its Member Federations
ii. Domestic competitions
The Trials; UKA domestic televised event programme; domestic internationals; the Home Country Championships; the British Universities (BUCs) Championships; UKA UK Challenge Series events including Event Specific competitions such as the British Milers Club and Jumps & Throws series
I've hesitated in raising this but will Merv's 83.52 count as a UKA Olympic A standard?
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