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Overseas Competition 2018 – Selection Policy

Overseas Competition 2018

    (Thai Open, Taiwan Open, Korean Open, Malaysia Open, Vietnam Open)

Selection Policy

1. General Information

Download this selection policy here.

SAA intends to send a number of athletes to the following oversea competitions:

 

competition

 

date

entry date registration form

 

number of athletes

Thai Open

02.-08.05.

18.04.

12

Malaysia Open

11.-13.05.

20.04.

18

Taiwan Open

23.-27.05.

20.04.

12

Korean Open

14.-18.06.

11.05.

10

Vietnam Open

24.-28.07.

22.06

10

Table 1: competition overview

The following events will be conducted at the respective competitions:

Thai Open

    Men
    100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, 10000m, 110m Hu, 400m Hu, 3000m SC, 4x100m, 20.000m rw,
    long jump, high jump, pole vault, triple jump, shot put, discus throw, hammer throw, javelin throw, decathlon

    Women
    100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, 10000m, 100m Hu, 400m Hu, 3000m SC, 4x100m, 20.000m rw,
    long jump, high jump, pole vault, triple jump, shot put, discus throw, hammer throw, javelin throw, heptathlon

Taiwan Open

    Men
    100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, 110m Hu, 400m Hu, 3000m SC, 4x100m, long jump, high jump,
    pole vault, triple jump, shot put, discus throw, hammer throw, javelin throw

    Women
    100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, 100m Hu, 400m Hu, 3000m SC, 4x100m, long jump, high jump,
    pole vault, triple jump, shot put, discus throw, hammer throw, javelin throw

Korean Open

    Men
    100m, 200m, 4x100m, 110m Hu, High Jump, Pole Vault, Long Jump, Shot Put, Hammer Throw

    Women
    100m, 200m, 4x100m, 100mH, Pole Vault, Shot Put, Hammer Throw

Malaysia Open

    Men
    TBC

    Women
    TBC

Vietnam Open

    Men
    100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, 10000m, 110m Hu, 400m Hu, 3000m SC, 4x100m, long jump,
    triple jump, high jump, shot put, javelin throw, discus throw

    Women
    100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, 10000m, 100m Hu, 400m Hu, long jump, high jump, triple jump, shot put, javelin throw, discus throw

2. Qualifying Period

    The qualifying period lasts from 01.04.2017 until the respective entry date registration
    form (see Table 1).

3. General Eligibility

To be eligible for selection each athlete must:

    3.1 Be a citizen of the Republic of Singapore; (Note: Permanent residents are not considered as citizens.);

    3.2 Be able to commit to a Sea Games medallist level training program which includes a structured annual plan and a Sea Games medallist level event specific training program with at least ten hours of training every week until Sea Games;

    3.3 Have submitted the registration form to be considered for the respective competitions to SAA by the date mentioned in table 1.

    3.4 Be available to fulfil the Team Commitments as listed below and any additional commitments following nomination and selection; as allowed by the permanent geographical training location;

    3.5 Not used or administered any substance which if it had been detected as being present in the athlete’s body tissue or fluids, would have constituted doping, or used any prohibited method or committed any other doping offense as defined in ADS’s, WADA or IAAF’s Anti-Doping By-law.

4. Competitions for qualifying

    4.1 All achievements submitted for consideration should have taken place at SAA/IAAF sanctioned championships and trials, but athletes may submit the achievements from overseas championships and meets of athletes studying in overseas tertiary institutions. However, these have to be properly accredited and sanctioned to be accepted (written confirmation by SAA upon sending an email to
    [email protected]).

    4.2 Achievements from overseas championships have to be properly accredited and sanctioned to be accepted (written confirmation by SAA upon sending an email to [email protected]).

    4.3 For 100m, 200m, 100m / 110m hurdles, long and triple jump events: only performances with legal wind-speed will be accepted.

    4.4 For all track events: only performances measured by using an electronic timing system will be accepted.

5. Team Commitments

All athletes must:

    5.1 Comply with the provision of the SAA Athletes Agreement at all times;

    5.2 Conform to SAA requirements regarding team participation. This includes, but may not be limited to, providing the required training plans (see 3.1, c), attendance at prevent camp and wearing team uniform as required;

    5.3 Make themselves available for all team activities designated by SAA, as allowed by the geographical training location (see 3.1, g);

    5.4 Not act in such a manner to bring the athletes, officials or SAA in public disrepute;

    5.5 Athletes are required to appear at events and platforms whereby their images and presence are needed to achieve SAA’s objective

    5.6 A maximum of 2 appearances for SAA will be required. Appearances will not exceed more than two [2] hours in duration.

6. Nomination process

Athletes have to submit their interest for every single competition by using SAA’s registration form. Only athletes, whose performances from April 2017 until now, are within 4% to the 2017 SEA Games bronze medal mark, will be considered for selection in the abovementioned competitions under Team Singapore (see Table 2). We kindly ask you to only submit your interest / registration form, in case you hit the 4% standard.

7. Selection process

    7.1 Priority for Thai Open, Taiwan Open and Korean Open will be given to these athletes, who are within 2% to the Asian Games nomination standard (please compare SAA’s selection policy for Asian Games 2018 and Table 3). These athletes will be selected first.

    7.2 Priority for Malaysian Open and Vietnam Open will be given to these athletes, who have been selected by SNOC to represent Singapore at 2018 Asian Games. These athletes will be selected first.

    7.3 The remaining spots (please see Table 1) for each competition will be given to these athletes, whose performances are the best in relation to the 2017 SEA Games bronze medal mark (compare Table 2). The athletes will be ranked due to this relation (in %). The top ranked athletes will then be selected to fill up the remaining spots and to represent SAA in the respective competition.

Selection for other events:

Selection for other events (7.3): Athletes who qualify on the above-mentioned base for one event may request to compete in additional events (events in which they have not achieved the qualifying criteria) if there is a position available and if there is no conflict with the main event (e. g. relays).

    7.4 If a nominated athlete fails to fulfil the requirements stated in clauses 3 & 5, AND/OR because of injury/illness/National Service is unable to represent Singapore in the respective competition, SAA, at its own discretion, reserves the sole right to replace the nominated athlete with another athlete. Replacement athletes must also fulfil all the requirements.

    7.5 SAA reserves the right not to nominate an athlete/team to represent Singapore in the respective competition if, in its sole opinion, the athlete/team concerned cannot meet the fitness and performance targets set by SAA.

    7.6 If an athlete is selected based on the SEA Games criteria (2.), he is only eligible to participate in two of the five overseas competitions.

Table 2 (4% off 2017 SEA Games bronze medal mark)

men 4% off

discipline

women 4% off

10.85

100m

12.23

22.11

200m

24.63

48.34

400m

56.73

01:55.19

800m

02:17.60

04:03.03

1500m

04:48.33

15:37.87

5000m

18:19.26

32:09.05

10000m

38:35.71

2:37:56

Marathon

3:05:25

 

10.000m race walk

0:55:25

1:37:50

20km Race Walking

 

14.72

100/110m hurdles

14.71

53.58

400m hurdles

63.16

09:30.67

3000m steeplechase

11:16.00

40.67

4x100m

46.60

03:15.96

4x400m

03:52.24

7.44

long jump

6.19

2.09

high jump

1.76

15.72

triple jump

12.79

5.04

pole vault

3.46

16.44

shot put

13.69

43.01

discus

43.30

63.30

javelin

45.32

53.70

hammer

52.68

 

heptathlon

5076

6468

decathlon

 

Table 3 (2% off Asian Games nomination standard)

2% off Asian Games nomination

discipline

2% off Asian Games nomination

10.68

100

12.15

21.92

200

24.60

48.05

400

55.54

01:54.0

800

02:10.9

03:58.2

1500

04:30.5

14:07.9

5000

16:08.1

30:44.8

10000

33:46.4

2:21:20

Marathon

2:39:38

09:21.4

3000m SC

10:16.2

1:27:09

20KM RW

1:45:57

4:18:07

50KM RW

 

14.28

110mH/100mH

43:12.0

53.55

400mH

62.20

41.07

4×100

46.73

03:15.3

4×400

03:45.6

67.60

Hammer Throw

50.63

56.02

Discus Throw

50.40

17.91

Shot Put

16.00

73.49

Javelin Throw

53.87

15.65

Triple Jump

13.15

2.12

High Jump

1.77

7.26

Long Jump

6.03

5.05

Pole Vault

3.75

7498

Decathlon

 

 

Heptathlon

5051

16th Apr 2018
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