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2017 Indoor International Opportunities - Endurance

  • Posted: 09.01.2017
  • Author: Spencer Duval (GBR)
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Dear Coaches

There are a number of international opportunities coming up soon and the selection date is 16th January 2017. If you feel you have an athlete who could challenge for selection, please send details so I can consider them before the selection deadline. The events and distances with endurance opportunities are:

Wien Jan 28th. Men 800 and 1500m Women 800m.

Bratislava Jan 29th. Men 800, 1500 and 5000m walk. Women 800, 1500 and 5000m walk.

England Athletics Indoor Teams

Vienna 28th January 2017

Bratislava 29th January 2017

Cardiff ‘Under 20’ 5th March 2017

England Athletics value the importance of competitive International opportunities for athletes in preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth Games Team and will provide opportunities in the 2017 Indoor season as listed above. The primary aim of selections for these teams will be to contribute to the development of potential Commonwealth Games athletes via way of exposure to international competition and environment. The secondary purpose of the selections will be to enable the best athletes in England to compete internationally. Upwardly mobile, developing athletes of any age will be considered for inclusion in international competition and some emphasis will be placed on the Under 23 age group.

For further details on these events go to:

All questions and expressions of interest relating to the selection should be directed to the England Athletics Head of Competitions, Andy Day,


To be considered for selection, athletes be eligible to compete for England (i.e. full British passport holder);

Selection process

· The teams selected for England will not necessarily be the highest ranked or fastest athletes in England

· Athletes winning one of the BMC races in Sheffield as part of the EA Senior CE’s Championships will be offered a place on the England team at one of the European events.

· A maximum of two athletes may be selected subject to budgets

· Under 20 athletes winning at the Age Group Championships will be offered a place in the Team competing in Cardiff.

· The Selection Panel will select athletes based on athletes’ form, fitness and competition history up to and including 15th January 2017, and will consider as well as the automatic places above:

Athletes needing competitions as part of their preparation for major Championships

Athletes needing qualifying standards opportunities

Athletes returning from injury

Development opportunities


Spencer Duval


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