Track and Field Athletics

Track and Field Athletics is a collection of sports events that involve running, throwing, jumping and walking.

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Track and field athletics is a collection of sports events that involve running, throwing, jumping and walking. Organised athletics are traced back to the Ancient Olympic Games from 776 BC.

The majority of track and field competitions are organized in the form of athletics meetings during which multiple athletic events are be held on an oval 400 metre running track and on the field enclosed by the track. Participating athletes may compete in one or more events, according to their specialties.

Track and Field Events

  • 100m sprint
  • 200m sprint
  • 400m sprint
  • 800m
  • 1500m
  • 3000m
  • 5000m
  • 10000m
  • 100m hurdles
  • 110m hurdles
  • 400m hurdles
  • 3000m steeplechase
  • 4x100m relay
  • 4x400m relay
  • Long jump
  • Triple jump
  • High jump
  • Pole vault
  • Shot Put
  • Discus throw
  • Hammer throw
  • Javelin throw
  • Heptathlon
  • Decathlon

 

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