Wednesday, 7 July 2010

2010 Commonwealth Games Athletics events

Athletics: 2010 Commonwealth Games' track and field athletics events will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. A total of 46 medal sets are at stake in track and field events. The Commonwealth Games associations of participating nations can send upto 3 participants in each of the events, and team of 6 for relay events.
All events will happen/start from Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium except 20Km walk. The venue for 20 Km walk will be India Gate. The route for the same will be published before the event.

The practice venues for track and field events are:
  • Chhatrasal Stadium for track and jump events
  • Commonwealth Games village for long throws, track and jump events
  • Thyagaraj Sports Complex for track and Jumps events
  • Delhi University for track and jump events
The list of event and schedule for various athletics events is as follows:

Date: 6-Oct till 12-Oct
Men and Women: 100 m, 4 X 100 m Relay, 200 m, 400 m, 4 X 400 m Relay, 400m Hurdle, 800 m, 1500 m, 3000 m Steeplechase, 5000 m, 10 Km
Men: 110 m Hurdle
Women: 100 m Hurdle

Date: 6-Oct till 12-Oct
Men and Women: Shot Put, Discus Throw, Hammer Throw, Javelin Throw

Date: 6-Oct till 12-Oct
Men and Women: High Jump, Long Jump, Pole Vault, Triple Jump

Date: 6-Oct till 12-Oct
Men: Decathlon
Women: Heptathlon

Date: 9-Oct
Men and Women: 20 Km walk

Date: 14-Oct
Men and Women: Full Marathon


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