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    This selection criteria was approved by SAA Training & Selection.
    The selection criteria was last updated December 2, 2019 at 5:18 pm.
    The selection criteria below is provisional and subject to confirmation.
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International Athletics Calendar, Qualifying Standards and Qualifying Meets




Qualifying criteria

Qualifying period

Team Manager/ Coaches

14th SEA Youth Athletics Championships 2019


2-3 Mar 2019

3rd placing of 2018 SEA Youth results

15 Feb 2018 – 28 Jan 2019


3rd Asian Youth Athletics Championship 2019

Hong Kong

15-17 Mar 2019
Qualifying Criteria for AYAC is average 6th placing of the last 2 AYAC

15 Feb 2018 to 21 Jan 2019

VP (F & P)

National U-18 Head Coaches

Asian 20KM Walking Championship 2019


17th Mar 2019

3% off Top-16 ranked performance for 2018



17 Feb 2018 to 17 Feb 2019


23rd Asian Track & Field Championships 2019


21-24 Apr 2019

6th placed performance for last ATF 2017

21 Apr 2018 to 21 Mar 2019

VP (T & S)

National Head Coaches

Thailand Open





5% from SEA Games 3rd placing













MC Members,
Technical Officials
National Coaches





Taiwan Open



Malaysian Open



Indonesian Open



Korean Open



Vietnam Open



Circuits in Japan & China



30th Southeast Asian Games 2019


December 2019

3rd placed performance for last SEAG

2% nomination standard

4% for U-23 athletes

2nd event must be within 5% of the nomination standard

SEA Games long list nomination – 4% SEA Games 3rd placing

14 Aug 2018 to 18 Aug 2019

National Coaches

Major Meets/Games leading up to Asian Games 2022




Qualifying criteria

Qualifying period

Team Manager/ Coaches

IAAF Race Walking Challenge


6 Apr 2019


1st Jan 2018 to 6 Mar 2019


IAAF Combined Events Challenge

Italy, Lana

27 to 28 Apr 2019



IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge

Qatar, Doha

27 Sep to 6 Oct 2019



IAAF World U-20 Championships (18 & 19 years)

Kenya, Nairobi

7 to 12 Jul 2020

7th Jul 2019 to 12 Jun 2020


IAAF World Half Marathon Championships


29 Mar 2020

29 Mar  2019 to 28 Feb 2020


Olympic Games

Japan, Tokyo

31 Jul to 9 Aug 2020



In the event if the athletes meets the qualifying mark, it’ll be dependent on the following conditions:

    1. Maximum of 2 Athletes per event, based on best 2 performances
    2. Subject to Budget availability
    3. In the event of more numbers qualifying, final selection will be based on reference to IAAF Scoring table to decide between events
    4. Final decision will be made by the Training & Selection Committee.

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