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    Competition Date: 20-28 November 2021

    Qualifying Period: 20-November-2020 to 31-July-2021

    Venue: Shantou, China, Asian Youth Games Stadium

    Official website: Click here

    SNOC website: Click here

    Selection Committee:

    • Mr Gary Yeo VP (Training & Selection)
    • Mr Poh Seng Song (Athletes Commission Rep)
    • Ms Jenny Lim (Singapore Sports School)
    • Mr Ghana Segaran (SIA Sports Club)
    • Mr Sng Yam Kwee (Victoria School)
    • Mr Vincent Quek (Raffles Institution)
    • Mr Tho Yow Kin

Team Singapore


1. General Information

    Singapore Athletics (SA) intends to select and send youth athletes for the 3rd Asian Youth Games 2021. This is subjected to Singapore’s Covid-19 measurements.

 

2. SA’s selection criteria

 

3. Qualifying Period

    The qualifying period will be from 20-November-2020 to 31-July-2021
    (Sanctioned meets & results established under legal wind speed condition)

 

4. Individual events

    Two athletes can initially be entered per event, provided each has achieved the Table 1 Entry Standard 6th placing as below.

Table 1: Entry Standards for 3rd Asian Youth Games 2021
6th placing e.g., time/distance/score/mark of the 2013 Asian Youth Games

Boys (6pos)

Event

Girls (6pos)

11.19

100m

12.38

22.33

200m #

25.76

51.46

400m

57.55

1:59.58

800m

2:19.13

4:13.77

1500m

4:52.17

 

100m Hurdles (0.762)

14.64

14.55

 (0.914) 110m Hurdles

 

55.74

(0.838) 400m Hurdles (0.762)

1:10.77 *

1.90

High Jump

1.55

4.20

Pole Vault

3.10

6.62

Long Jump

5.51

14.11

Triple Jump

11.87

15.32

 (5kg) Shot Put (3kg)

13.22

43.03

(1.5kg) Discus Throw (1kg)

35.34 ***

56.10

 (700g) Javelin Throw (500g)

43.83

* 5 competitors only
*** 5 competitors only
# 3000m, 2000m Steeplechase & Hammer throw (5kg/3kg) will not be contested in 2021 edition

 

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. Final decision on selection will be made by SNOC, as the body that makes the final selection of athletes for the Games.

    • Athlete must meet age requirement of the Games (Born in year 1-Jan-2004 to 31-Dec-2005).

    • The maximum number of events in which a Youth athlete can compete is two individual events plus one of the relays.

 

7. Final list of selected athletes

    It will be decided on 30 August 2021, Monday.

 

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 National 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, 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 National Relay Coach will be the relay coach

 

10. In the event that no athletes qualify

    SA will follow the rules for universality places (Unqualified athletes). Unqualified athletes’ performances under the qualification period will be ranked using percentile based on Table 2 8th position entry standard.

    For example:

    100m Women 12.43s Qualification time
    [(Season best – Qualification time) / Qualification time] x 100%
    [(12.44 – 12.43) / 12.43] x 100%
    = 0.08% off qualification time

    High Jump Men 1.85m Qualification height
    [(Qualification distance/height - Distance/height measured) / Qualification distance/height] x 100%
    [(1.85 - 1.81) / 1.85] x 100%
    = 2.16% off Qualification distance/height.

Table 2: 8th Position Entry Standards

Boys (8pos)

Event

Girls (8pos)

11.63

100m

12.43

23.05

200m

26.08

55.39

400m

1:00.06

2:03.22

800m

2:20.25

4:16.45

1500m

4:52.67

 

100m Hurdles (0.762)

14.69

14.73

 (0.914) 110m Hurdles

 

57.48

(0.838) 400m Hurdles (0.762)

1:10.77

1.85

High Jump

1.55

4.20

Pole Vault

3.00

6.53

Long Jump

5.48

13.45

Triple Jump

11.52

14.20

 (5kg) Shot Put (3kg)

12.96

33.29

(1.5kg) Discus Throw (1kg)

35.34

52.07

 (700g) Javelin Throw (500g)

39.28

 

11. Appeals:

    Appeal period is from 31-Aug - 6 Sep 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.

    RULE 15 ATHLETE SELECTION STANDING COMMITTEE

    a) Any dispute regarding athlete selection matters may be submitted to the Athlete Selection Appeals Standing Committee which shall comprise members of the Training and Selection Committee and other individuals, appointed by the Management Committee, whom it considers are competent on athlete selection matters including representatives from the Singapore Sports Council, provided that members of the Athlete Selection Sub-Committee shall not be concurrent members of the Athlete Selection Appeals Standing Committee.

    b) Any notice of dispute or appeal must be submitted, within seven (7) calendar days of the date of announcement of the selection, to the Honorary Secretary, and the Athlete Selection Appeals Standing Committee shall convene its first hearing within seven (7) calendar days from receipt of such notice.

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