Age Group Competition Consultation Update

UKA is to adopt the IAAF rule book from April 1, 2016. Recently there has been an extensive survey as to whether the adoption of the IAAF rule book should include changing UKA age groups from the current U20, U17, U15 and U13 categories to the IAAF’s U20, U18, U16 and U14 categories. The result of the consultation is below,

“It was clear from the responses received that the majority were not in favour of adopting IAAF Age Groups, and consequently the Rules Advisory Group will not be recommending any change in the current Age Groups to the Board of UK Athletics as part of the proposed amendments to the 2016-18 Rule Book.”

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