Bermudian athletes wishing to make the trip to the North American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) 2022 Carifta Games in Jamaica, must first satisfy the standards set by the Bermuda National Athletics Association.
Bermuda Officials of the sport’s local governing body have put 12.55 seconds as the minimum standard for the Females Under-17 100m; 11:20 seconds for the males, while the Under- 20 females must achieve at least 12:15 seconds and the males,10.80 seconds.
The proposed standards for the 200m are Under-17 females 25.50; males, 22:40 seconds, with Under-20 females having to do 24.68 and the males, 21.80 seconds.
For the Under-17 females 400m, the minimum standard is 58 secs, with the males having to attain 50 seconds. The females Under-20 400m standard is 56.61 seconds and the males, 48.50.
To be considered for selection for the 800m, the Under- 17 females must run at least 2 minutes 23 seconds, while the males’ standard is 2 minutes. The females Under-20 800m standard is 2 minutes 17 seconds and the males’ standard is 1 minute 55 seconds.
If an Under-17 female can clock 5 minutes 15 seconds in the 1500m, she will meet the standard, while the males will have to return a time of 4 minutes 23 seconds. The females Under-20 1500m standard has been put at 5 minutes and males at 4 minutes 10 seconds.
Meanwhile, the females Open 3000m standard is 11 minutes 10 seconds and males Under-17 is 9 minutes 58 seconds. The males 5000m Under-20 standard is set at 16 minutes 50 seconds.
For the 100m Under-17 Hurdles females 14.50, males Under-17 – 14 secs.
Also the females 400m Under-17 Hurdles standard is 1 minute 05 seconds; the males is 56.81 seconds.
In the field events, the females Under-17 high jump standard is 1.65m, with the males’ minimum height being 1.85m. The females Under-20s standard is 1.80m and the males is 2.00m.
A leap of 5.55m is the standard set for the females Under-17 long jump, with the males having to reach a distance of 6.50m. At the Under-20 level, the females must jump 5.80m and the males, 7.10m to be considered for selection.
The triple jump standard for the Under-17 females is 12.00m; males, 13.90m, while the Under-20 females have to have at least a leap of 12.70m and the males, 14.70m.
The javelin standards are Under-17 females is 34.00m, Under-17 males, is 45.75m, Under-20 females, 40.19m and Under-20 males, 65m.
In the females Under- 17 shot putt, the standard is 12.60m and the males is 15.25m. The Under-20 females shot putt standard is 13.00m and the males must reach at least a distance of 16.00m.
To make the cut for the Discus, the Under-17 females have to clear at least 34.50m, the males, 43.80m; Under-20 females is 40.00m and Under-20 males is 53.20m.
And, Octathlon open females’ standard is 3900 points and the open males is 4200.
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