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Dear all,

Kuwait Athletics Federation extends you the best compliments and the warmest regards.

It is with regret to inform you that the Board of Directors has decided to postpone the 4th Asian Youth Athletics Championships scheduled 1-4 March 2021 in Kuwait city to be held in October 2021 due to the ongoing uncertainty by Covid 19 pandemic and the health precautions from the Ministry of Health to prevent any athletics event under 18 years.

We ask you kindly to accept our apology to postpone the aforementioned event to October 2021.

Thanks for your kind understanding and your kind cooperation with us.

Best regards,
Sayar Al Anezi
Kuwait Athletics Federation

Related link:
4th Asian Youth Athletics Championships 2021 page

Posted by Sha

Dear all,

Please be informed that the LOC and Japan Federation have decided to cancel the Asian Racewalking Championships which is scheduled on 21st March 2021, in Nomi, Japan due to the COVID-19.

Thank you.

With kind regards
A Shuggumarran
Asian AA

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Team Singapore

1. General Information

    Singapore Athletics (SA) intends to select and send youth athletes for the 18th World Athletics U20 Championships 2021. This is subjected to Singapore’s Covid-19 measurements.


2. SA’s selection criteria


3. Qualifying Period

    The qualifying period will be from 1 October 2019 to 5 April 2020 and 1 December 2020 to 8 August 2021.
    (Sanctioned meets & results established under legal wind speed condition)


4. Individual events

    Three athletes can initially be entered per event, provided each has achieved the Entry Standard, but only two will be allowed to compete.


5. Team events

    One team for each relay event. Six athletes (including 2 substitutes) may be entered for each relay.


6. Eligibility for nomination

    • Athlete must be a Singapore Citizen at the time of nomination.

    • Meeting the qualifying mark does not guarantee selection 18th World Athletics U20 Championships 2021. Final decision on selection will be made by SAA, as the body that makes the final selection of athletes for the Championships

    • Athlete must meet age requirement of the Championships (Born in year 2002 to 2005 as of 31st Dec).

    • The maximum number of events in which a Youth athlete (born in 2004 or 2005) can compete is two individual events plus one of the relays. If the two individual events are Track Events, only one of these may be longer than 200m


7. Final list of selected athletes

    It will be decided on 25 September 2021, Saturday.


8. Relay Selection (4x100m and 4x400m)

    For the selection of the final 6 runners, SA may organise races for the athletes in the relay training squad to run together under the same race conditions. The Relay Coach will recommend to SA the final 6 athletes for SA’s nomination and the decision to select for the final 4 to race will be decided by the relay coach.

    Athletes selected in final team for 18th World Athletics U20 Championships 2021, will be required to (Unless with valid & approved reasons for absence):

      i. Attend all Team Trainings, Briefings and Camps

      ii. Compete at any identified competitions for fitness and performance monitoring

    SA reserves the right to drop any athlete if the athlete is deemed unfit/injured to perform at a competitive level.


9. Relay Coach Selection

    The coach with the most athletes in the relay team shall be relay coach. In case of equal number of athletes, the coach with the faster athlete shall be relay coach.


10. Universality Places

    • In the event that no athletes qualify, SA will follow the rules set by World Athletics for UNIVERSALITY PLACES (UNQUALIFIED ATHLETES).

    • SA will nominate one unqualified male athlete OR one unqualified female athlete in one event of the Championships (Except the Field Events, Combined Events, 5000m and 3000m Steeplechase)

    • If SGP best-nominated athlete excels in a Field Event, SA will need to submit the nominee to World Athletics for their consideration first for approval.

    • Athletes’ performances under the qualification period will be ranked using percentile against qualifying marks.

    For example:

    100m Women 11.85s Qualification time
    [(Season best – Qualification time) / Qualification time] x 100%
    [(12.00 – 11.85) / 11.85] x 100%
    = 1.27% off qualification time

    High Jump Men 2.16m Qualification height
    [(Qualification distance/height - Distance/height measured) / Qualification distance/height] x 100%
    [(2.16 - 2.00) / 2.16] x 100%
    = 7.41% off Qualification distance/height.


11. Appeals:

    Appeal period is from 25-Sep to 1-Aug 2021. Any form of appeals must be submitted within seven (7) calendar days of the date of announcement of the selection, to the Honorary Secretary. The appeal process shall follow Rule 15 of SA’s constitution and the results will be recommended to SA’s MC for approval.

Table 1: Qualification System and Entry Standards for 18th World Athletics U20 Championships 2021

Amended on 2 December 2020 by World Athletics

Men Event Women























3000m SC


14.15 (0.991m)

110m H / 100m H



400m H



10,000m Race Walk



High Jump



Pole Vault



Long Jump



Triple Jump


18.30 (6kg)

Shot Put


57.00 (1.75kg)

Discus Throw


68.50 (6kg)

Hammer Throw



Javelin Throw








No standard

4x100m Relay

No standard

No standard

4x400m Relay

No standard

No standard

4x400m Relay Mixed

Related links:
2018 IAAF World U20 Championships
2016 IAAF World U20 Championships
2014 IAAF World Junior Championships
2012 IAAF World Junior Championships

Posted by Sha

Who can participate in this Trial:

  1. Singapore citizen only
  2. Top-8 ranked athlete from period 1-Jan-2019 to 1-Jan-2021
  3. Singapore universities athletes (Under SUSC banner)
  4. Para Athletics (Under Paralympic Pathway Only)

The objective and purpose of this performance trial are as follows:

  1. To provide athletes with competition opportunities to establish performance data points
  2. Qualification trials for the 2021 Olympics
  3. Qualification trials for the 2021 ASEAN University Games
  4. Qualification trials for the 2021 Asian Youth Games
  5. Qualification trials for the 2021 Asian Athletics C’ships
  6. Qualification trials for the 2021 South East Asian Games
  7. Qualification trials for the 2021 Asian Youth Athletics C’ships
  8. Qualification trials for the 2021 World Athletics U20 C’ships


* Subject to change with the latest advisory from SportSG



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Contact us | Submit your registration

Registration closes Monday, 11 Jan 2021, 2359H





    Date: 23-24 January 2021 (Sat & Sun)

    Venue: Home of Athletics

    PDF results: Download

    Online results: View


    ZIP file of below PDFs: Download

    1. Results
    2. Start List
    3. Conditions
    4. Schedule
    5. Competition Format
    6. HOA Field of Play (FOP)
    7. Top-8 List


    • U18: 16 and 17 years old as of 31 Dec 2021
    • U20 18 and 19 years old as of 31 Dec 2021
    • Open: 20 and above years old as of 31 Dec 2021

    Entry Fees:

    • S$12.00: Affiliates & MOE School
    • S$15.00 Associate Affiliates
    • Payment mode: SA will forward the invoice to the respective clubs and institution at the end of the competition, for the representative to make the payment. Athletes/coaches are not to submit any payment on their own to SA.

    Registration: Submit here

    Please note: If there is a lighting alert, the event that is affected will be cancelled. For example, if there is a lighting alert at 4PM, then the event at 4PM will be cancelled. It will not be pushed later. SA to proceed with next event such as if the lighting alert stops at 5.30PM, SA will proceed with 5.40PM event that's on the schedule. The events from 4pm to 5.30pm events will be cancelled and not rescheduled due to time constraints, as our stadium booking is until 8PM only.



1. Results

Download Results (PDF).

sa pt1 2021 results day 1 and 2




2. Start List

Download Start List (PDF).

Start List - 2021 SA Performance Trial 1 v2




3. Conditions

Download the conditions (PDF)

2021 SA Performance Trial 1 - Conditions v2




4. Schedule

Download the schedule (PDF)

Schedule - 2021 SA Performance Trial 1 v2




5. Competition Format

Download the Competition Format (PDF)

SA Performance Trial 2021 Competition Format




6. HOA Field of Play (FOP)

Download HOA Field of Play (PDF)

HOA Field of Play (FOP) is the area that's inside the yellow line. No one is to have FOP access other than the Technical Officials, SA staff, event crew and active participants only.

KPT Venue Access




7. Top 8

Top 8

SA will only be accepting entries from:

  1. Singapore citizen only
  2. Top-8 ranked athletes (U16, U18, U20, Open)
  3. Singapore universities athletes (Under SUSC banner)
  4. Para Athletics (Under Paralympic Pathway Only)

All other submissions will be rejected.




Submit your registration

Only representative from SA clubs & institutions are allowed to submit the registration.

Any individual or unattached submission will be rejected.

Any submission sent via email to SA will be rejected.

We are only accepting online submissions to reduce errors and facilitate the import of entries.

The participant with PB (Personal Best) provided will be seeded higher than those that did not submit their PB.




Posted by Sha

Athletes and coaches, please take note that 2021 Anti-Doping Rule (2021 ADR) will come into effect 1 January 2021.

Inset images are a summary of key changes.

For more details of the 2021 ADR go to https://www.worldathletics.org/about-iaaf/anti-doping

22nd Dec 2020
Posted by Sha

U18 javelin record Roy Ng

17-year-old Roy Ng continued his record breaking ways earlier at SA Performance Trial 2.

Held at Home of Athletics, representing Flash Athletic Club, Roy broke the U18 boys javelin record (700 grams).

His attempt of 61.79m, erased the old mark of 59.76m by Wang Tingjia (ASEAN School Games on 18-Sep-2017).

Roy is coached by Chen Jinlong. More details of competition: https://www.singaporeathletics.org.sg/2020-sa-performance-trial-2

*Record is pending ratification by SA

Video credit: Chen Jinlong

Posted by Singapore Athletics on Sunday, December 13, 2020

13th Dec 2020
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Posted by Sha

Singapore Athletics has kicked off the first week of their Kids’ Athletics holiday programme.

During the programme, the children were taught basic athletic movements such as sprinting, endurance running, jumping and throwing.

The objective of this programme is to create an atmosphere of fun for learning and acquiring fundamental movement skills through athletics.

The children indeed had a fun-filled day of sports!

If you wish to enroll in future SA’s Kids Athletics activities, do signup to our mailing list or WhatsApp broadcast list, to receive the latest.

12th Dec 2020
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