Athletics at the Commonwealth Youth Games

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Athletics is one of several sports contested at the quadrennial Commonwealth Youth Games. It has featured at every edition of the competition since its inauguration in 2000. Athletes under nineteen years old may compete (in contrast to the usual under-18 format of other youth athletics competitions).[1]

Editions[edit]

Games Year Host city Host country
I 2000 (details) Edinburgh  Scotland
II 2004 (details) Bendigo  Australia
III 2008 (details) Pune  India
IV 2011 (details) Douglas  Isle of Man
V 2015 (details) Apia  Samoa

Games records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Games Place Ref
100 m 10.20 (+1.5 m/s) Tlotliso Leotlela  South Africa 7 September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [2]
200 m
400 m 45.83 Karabo Sibanda  Botswana September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [3]
800 m 1:46.05 Willy Tarbei  Kenya September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [4]
1500 m 3:39.80 Kumari Taki  Kenya September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [5]
3000 m
110 m hurdles
400 m hurdles 51.12 Rivaldo Leacock  Barbados September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [6]
High jump 2.14 m Tejaswin Shankar  India September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [7]
Pole vault
Long jump
Triple jump
Shot put 20.12 m Kevin Nedrick  Jamaica September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [8]
Discus throw
Javelin throw
4×100 m relay
4×200 m relay
4×400 m relay

Women[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Games Place Ref
100 m 11.59 (+1.5 m/s) Abolaji Omotayo Oluwaseun  Nigeria September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [9]
200 m
400 m
800 m
1500 m 4:18.02 Amy Harding-Delooze  Australia September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [10]
3000 m
100 m hurdles 13.18 (+1.6 m/s) Taylon Bieldt  South Africa September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [11]
400 m hurdles
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump
Triple jump
Shot put 16.39 m Grace Robinson  Australia September 2015 2015 Games Samoa Apia, Samoa [12]
Discus throw
Javelin throw
4×100 m relay
4×200 m relay
4×400 m relay

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commonwealth Youth Games. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2013-10-20.
  2. ^ Phil Minshull (7 September 2015). "Leotlela clocks second fastest ever youth 100m with 10.20 in Samoa". IAAF. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "2015 Commonwealth Youth Games Complete Results" (PDF). samoacyg2015.ws. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
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  8. ^ "2015 Commonwealth Youth Games Complete Results" (PDF). samoacyg2015.ws. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  9. ^ "2015 Commonwealth Youth Games Complete Results" (PDF). samoacyg2015.ws. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "2015 Commonwealth Youth Games Complete Results" (PDF). samoacyg2015.ws. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  11. ^ "2015 Commonwealth Youth Games Complete Results" (PDF). samoacyg2015.ws. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  12. ^ "2015 Commonwealth Youth Games Complete Results" (PDF). samoacyg2015.ws. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2015.