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Track and Field

Track and Field

TRACK & FIELD REGULATIONS

Last update 29/11 /16

  1. Organization

a.      The Track & Field Committee of the 20th Maccabiah will be responsible for the Track & Field competitions of the 20th Maccabiah.

b.      The Track & Field competitions will be conducted according to the rules of the IAAF.

c.       Participation in the competition is open to any athlete who is in possession of a Participant Card, issued by the Organizing Committee of the 20th Maccabiah, and is registered for the Track & Field competitions.

d.      Each country may enter three athletes for each event and one team only for each relay event. In relay races, if there are less than six (6) teams in a race, then additional teams may be comprised of runners from countries that do not have a team (“Composite Relay Team”). The system of competition will be clarified during the technical meetings.

e.      Composite relay teams will be treated as invitation teams which are eligible to win medals if they finish first, second or third in a relay final. In each relay race, medals must also be awarded to the first, second and third placed national relay teams comprised entirely of runners from the same country.

  1. Venues and times

The sport department of the 20th Maccabiah will determine the venues and times of the Track & Field competitions and teams will be notified accordingly.

  1. Referees

The Track & Field Committee will select a Referees’ Committee, which in turn will appoint the referees of the competition.

  1. Events

Competitions will be held in the following events:

       Male                                                    Female

a.   100 meters                                       100 meters

b.   200 meters                                       200 meters

c.    400 meters                                       400 meters

d.   800 meters                                       800 meters

e.   1500 meters                                     1500 meters

f.    5000 meters                                     5000 meters

g.   10km road race                                 10km road race

h.   110 m hurdles                                   100m hurdles

i.     400m hurdles                                    400m hurdles                            

j.     Half Marathon                                  Half marathon

k.   4x100 m relay                                   4x100m relay race

l.     4x400m relay race                             4x400m relay race

m.  High jump                                         High jump

n.   Long jump                                        Long jump

o.   Triple jump                                       Triple jump                                           

p.   Pole Vault                                         Pole Vault

q.   Discus throw                                     Discus throw

r.    Shot put                                            Shot put

s.    Javelin throw                                    Javelin throw

t.    Hummer Throw 

Boys (1999-2002)                               Girls (1999-2002)

a.   100 meters                                       100 meters

b.   200 meters                                       200 meters

c.   400 meters                                       400 meters

d.   800 meters                                       800 meters

e.   1500 meters                          1500 meters

f.    3000 meters                                      3000 meters

g.   110m hurdles                                    100m hurdles

h.   4x100m relay race                             4x100m relay race

i.    4X400m relay race                            4x400m relay race

j.    High jump                                         High jump

k.   Long jump                                        Long jump

l.    Triple jump                                       Triple jump

m.  Shot Put                                            Shot Put

n.   Javelin throw                                     Javelin throw

o.   Discus throw                                     Discus throw 

p.   Pole Vault                                         Pole Vault

  1. Heats and qualifications

a.      The draw for heats athletes and relay will be based upon the latest results of the athletes, and will be decided at the final technical meeting.

b.      If more than 12 athletes are entered in the field events, qualification competitions will be considered.

c.       In the case of two heats taking place in the track events, the first 3 in each heat will qualify for the finals, together with additional 2 runners with the next fastest times. In case of 3 heats, the first 2 from each heat will qualify for the finals, together with additional 2 runners with the next fastest times.

d.        Each country may enter one (1) team only in each relay event. In relay races, if there are less than six (6) teams in a race, then additional teams may be comprised of swimmers from countries that do not have a team (“Composite Relay Team”). The system of competition will be clarified during the technical meetings.

e.      Composite relay teams will be treated as invitation teams which are eligible to win medals if they finish first, second or third in a relay final. In each relay race, medals must also be awarded to the first, second and third placed national relay teams comprised entirely of swimmers from the same country.

  1. HALF MARATHON

Age categories (Open - Male and Female): Up to 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60+

  1. General

a.      These regulations are but one part of the complete 20th Maccabiah Regulations, and must be read along with the instructions found in "Basic Regulations and Disciplinary Procedures".

b.      In the event of a discrepancy between the regulations written here and those appearing in the "Basic Regulations", the regulations written here will apply and be binding.