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West Wales Indoor Athletics Championships 2019: Final Information / Gwybodaeth Terfynnol PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nathan Jones   
Saturday, 05 January 2019 07:26

The West Wales Indoor Athletics Championships will be held next weekend in Swansea (12-13 January). FINAL TIMETABLE, LIST OF ENTRIES & INFORMATION / AMSERLEN TERFYNNOL, RHESTR O ATHLETWYR A GWYBODAETH...


WEST WALES INDOOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 - PENCAMPWRIAETH ATHLETAU DAN DO GORLLEWIN CYMRU 2019

FINAL TIMETABLE, LIST OF ENTRIES & INFORMATION / AMSERLEN TERFYNNOL, RHESTR O ATHLETWYR A GWYBODAETH...

There has been a total of around 260 athletes for the upcoming West Wales Indoor Athletics Championships at Swansea University, SA2 8QB on the weekend of 12th and 13th of January. This is a closed championship for West Wales athletes only (Held under UKA Rules).

Ensure you double check carefully your new event times as there have been several changes to the provisional timetable to adjust to the number of entries in each age group and event, especially on the field events.

 

What's Happening When? / Beth sy'n digwydd Pryd?

Saturday 12th January / Dydd Sadwrn 12fed Ionawr: Day of jumps events between 12 midday and 17:30 with Triple Jump, Long Jump, High Jump and Pole Vault for most age groups.

Sunday 13th January / Dydd Sul 13eg Ionawr: Between 12 midday and 17:00: 60m hurdles and 60m sprint (heats and finals), as well as the Shot Put for all age groups.

Entries closed on Wednesday 2nd January and no late entries are permitted or on the day.

 

Age Groups & Events / Grwpiau Oedran a Digwyddiadau

Under 11 / O Dan 11 (Years 4 & 5; Must be 9 on day of competition): 60m Sprint, Long Jump, Shot Put

Under 13 / O Dan 13 (Years 6 & 7); 60m Sprint, 60m Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put

Under 15 / O Dan 15 (Years 8 & 9); 60m Sprint, 60m Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put.

Under 17 / O Dan 17 (Years 10 & 11); 60m Sprint, 60m Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put.

Under 20 / O Dan 20 60m Sprint, 60m Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put.

Seniors M&W: 60m Sprint, 60m Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put.

 

 

Volunteers / Gwirfoddolwyr

Organisers have confirmed that they are looking for support from volunteers in the following areas to assist the qualified officials who will be there to lead:

If you are available to help out on either day, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to offer your support.

Role Descriptions:

High Jump & Pole Vault - if the bar is knocked off, put it back on

Long Jump & Triple Jump - rake the sand pit after the judges measure the jump

Shot - carry the shot back to the trolley after the athlete throws it

Cafe - serving teas and coffees to the volunteers, spectators and athletes.

Call bench - walking athletes to the start line from the warm up area for their heats/finals on the track events.

Photo Finish - assisting typing the numbers of athletes into the relevent lanes so they are credited with the correct time and holding down the big red button as athletes cross the line to the equipment record an image of their finish positions.

Registration & Results - handing out numbers and pins, reading out results to Nathan to type up and posting results on the notice board, in particular for track events to see who has progressed to finals.

 

Timetable & Competitors / Amserlen a Cystadleuwyr

LOOK AT THE FINAL TIMETABLE HERE / EDRYCHWCH AR YR AMSERLEN TERFYNNOL YMA (championships timetable, please carefully check the new times of your events to see if anything has changed): West Wales Indoor Championships 2019 Final Timetable

LIST OF ATHLETES ENTERED / RHESTR O'R ATHLETWYR SYDD WEDI COFRESTRU (for a full list in each age group and discipline, these details can be viewed here): West Wales Indoor Championships 2019 List of Entries

 

 

Notes for Athletes / Nodiadau i Athletwyr

- Ensure you report to register and collect your numbers no later than 30 minutes before your first event.

- Athletes must wear their club, school, regional or national vests.

- Medals to the top three in each age group and event.

- Maximum 6 competitors in each 60m sprint race.

- Maximum 4 competitors in each 60m hurdles race.

- Track Finals will be run at heat times if there are not enough competitors for heats.

- In the U17, U20 & Senior age groups, qualification for track FINALS will be heat winners plus the appropriate number of "fastest losers".

- In the U11, U13 & U15 age groups, qualification for track FINALS will be the fastest 6 times in 60m and the fastest 4 times in 60m hurdles.

- In all track events numbers must be worn front and back securely fastened by safety pins.

- Shot, Long Jump and Triple Jump have a maximum of three trials.

- Track event athletes must be in the warm up area no later than 10 minutes before their event are due to start. Competitors will be escorted by an official from the warm up area to the start line for track events.

- Space for spectators is extremely limited with standing room only please try to limit yourselves to a maximum of 1 spectator or coach each.

 

GOOD LUCK / POB LWC - to everyone who will be competing over the weekend in Swansea. You'll be able to see some photos and other content on the WW Champs via the Carmarthen Harriers social media pages.