12th SABIS® Regional Tournament Bahrain 2019

FIXTURES and SCHEDULE

Rules and Regulations

Athletes in the Sprint and the Long Jump competitions must abide by the IAAF rules and regulations.

Sprint

  1. Under 12 Sprint:
    1. The distance for the under 12 boys’ and girls’ sprint is 60 meters.
    2. Schools should have 2 boys and 2 girls compete in the 60m sprint.
  2. Under 16 Sprints:
    1. The distance for the under 16 boys’ and girls’ sprint is 100 meters and 400 meters.
    2. Schools should have 2 boys and 2 girls compete in the 100m sprint.
    3. Similarly, each school should have 2 boys and 2 girls compete in the 400m sprint.
    4. The 4-by-100m relay team will be made up of all the Under 16 athletes (4 out of the 6 participating in the Athletics: 2 from the 100m race, 2 from the 400m race and 2 from the long jump) for both boys and girls.

Long Jump

  1. Each school team should have 2 participants in the under 16 boys and 2 participants in the under 16 girls.
  2. Each athlete will be allotted 3 jumps in the heats and the top 8 athletes will proceed to the finals where they will be allotted up to 6 jumps.

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DID You Know?

LONG JUMP

The origins of the long jump can be traced to the Olympics in Ancient Greece, when athletes carried weights in each hand. These were swung forward on take-off and released in the middle of the jump in a bid to increase momentum.