Details Of The Young Olympian Championship

Details Of The Young Olympian Championship

The Young Olympian Championship is an open competition for all athletes precisely for sprinters. The championship is strictly for those under 18 and below but the seniors have some special events later in the day of the main championship.

The Ghana Athletics Association has released its last quarter of programs for the year. Most of the programs left are the coaches’ training courses. Another great news for the athletes is that there will the last track and field championship in December. Details of the Young Olympian Championship.

The event will be organised by the Legon Creative Athletics Club in collaboration with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Seed Afrique and is supported by the Ghana Athletics Association. The Young Olympian Championship will be the last track and field event of the year in Ghana.

The championship is for the under 18 but there will be a few races on the same day for the senior as well. Below are the available disciplines of the event.

Under 10 are required to run in a 60m dash both males and females.

Under 12 athletes are to compete in the 100m and 200m dashes respectively. This also applies to both categories.

Under 15 and 18 will compete in three events. That’s 100m 200m and 400m but each group will be individually timed according to their age group.

The seniors will also have a few events to compete later in the day. Seniors will compete in the available events only, there is no age limit for the seniors here. The available events are 100m, 400m, 4 × 100m, 4 × 400m, and 4 × 400m Mix Relay.

The Young Olympian Championship is a two-day event and it’s slated for 17th – 18th December 2021. The venue for the competition is the Paa Joe Sports Stadium inside the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ashanti Region.

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