Arab Junior Athletics Championships

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The Arab Junior Athletics Championships is an biennial international athletics competition between athletes under the age of 20 (juniors) from Arabic countries.[1] It is organised by the Arab Athletic Association.

If was first held in 1984 – seven years after the inauguration of the senior Arab Athletics Championships.[2] An Arab Youth Athletics Championships was launched twenty years after the junior competition.[3]

Editions[edit]

Ed. Year City Country Dates No. of
events
No. of
athletes
1st 1984 Casablanca Morocco
2nd 1986 Cairo Egypt
3rd 1988 Damascus Syria
4th 1990 Latakia Syria
5th 1992 Latakia Syria
6th 1994 Tunis Tunisia
7th 1996 Latakia Syria
8th 1998 Damascus Syria
9th 2000 Damascus Syria
10th 2002 Cairo Egypt
11th 2004 Damascus Syria
12th 2006 Cairo Egypt 1–4 November[4]
13th 2008 Rades Tunisia 20–23 June[5]
14th 2010 Cairo Egypt 5–8 May[6]
15th 2012 Amman Jordan 16–19 May[7]
16th 2014 Cairo Egypt 23–26 April[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pan Arab Junior Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2013-10-05.
  2. ^ Pan Arab Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2013-10-05.
  3. ^ Pan Arab Youth Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-03-20.
  4. ^ UAE youth team leave for Arab meet. Gulf News (2006-10-31). Retrieved on 2015-03-20.
  5. ^ Championnats Arabes sur piste Juniors Rades, 20 au 23-06-2008. Tunis Athle. Retrieved on 2013-10-05.
  6. ^ 14th Arab Junior Championship from 5-8/5/2010 the Military Academy Stadium. Tunis Athle. Retrieved on 2013-10-05.
  7. ^ 15th Arab Junior Championship in Athletics. Tunis Athle. Retrieved on 2013-10-05.
  8. ^ Bahrain athletes shine in Arab championship. Gulf Daily News (2014-04-28). Retrieved on 2014-10-02.
  9. ^ Arab Junior Athletics Championship: Algeria competes with 17 athletes in Cairo . Algeria Press Service (2014-04-18). Retrieved on 2014-10-02.

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