Athletics events, dates & venues for Delhi 2010

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Athletics Events for Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010

The 19th Commonwealth Games at New Delhi, India in 2010 will feature 17 sports disciplines. The Indian game of Kabaddi will be a demonstration game, while triathlon might not be included beecause of lack of a suitable location. Generally, the CWG features, basketball as well, but the Delhi Games organisers have proposed removing it and instead adding archery, tennis, billiards and snookers for men.

Athletics have ben a part of the Commonwealth Games since its start in 1930. The 2010 Delhi version of CWG will feature 46 Athletics events.

Athletics events for CWG 2010

Main Venue Training Venues Competition Dates
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (JNS)
• Games Village   : Track events – Jumps – Long Throws
• Delhi University  : Track & Jumps
• Chhatrasal Stadium   : Track events & Jumps
• Thyagaraj Sports Complex : Track events & Jump

44 events: 6th to 12th Oct 2010

Marathon: 14th Oct 2010

Men 

Event No. of Events Categories
Track 12 100 m, 200 m, 400 m, 800 m, 1500 m,  3000 m Steeplechase, 5000 m, 10000 m, 110 m H, 400 m H, 4x100 m Relay,  4x400 m Relay
Throws 4 Shot Put, Discus Throw, Hammer Throw, Javelin Throw
Jumps 4 Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault
Combined 1 Decathlon
Road 2 Marathon, 20 km Walk

Women

Event No. of Events Categories
Track 12 100 m, 200 m, 400 m, 800 m, 1500 m,  3000 m Steeplechase, 5000 m, 10000 m, 110 m H, 400 m H, 4x100 m Relay,  4x400 m Relay
Throws 4 Shot Put, Discus Throw, Hammer Throw, Javelin Throw
Jumps 4 Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault
Combined 1 Heptathlon
Road 2 Marathon, 20 km Walk

Entry
• Individual events – 3 athletes per event
• Relay events – One team of 6 athletes per CGA


Entry to be received by OC CWG Delhi 2010
• By NUMBER – 3 April 2010
• By NAME – 3 September 2010

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