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2017 commonwealth youth games

The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) will be held from 18-23 July 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. 


        TEAM SIZE      AA has received 21 quota places (11 girls & 10 boys) 
COST
 
     The CYG Team is fully funded by Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA)
     Selected athletes will not incur a levy    
AGE GROUP      U18 (born 2000 or 2001)
GIRLS
 
     100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 100mH, 400mH,
     High Jump, Long Jump, Discus, Shot Put, Javelin
BOYS

     100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 110mH, 400mH, 
     High Jump, Long Jump, Discus, Shot Put, Javelin
MIXED SEX      4x100m, 4x200m & 4x400m Relay
   *Hurdles & throwing events will be conducted with IAAF U18 implement specifications 


KEY DATES   
1 October 2016       CYG Qualification Period opens 
 26-29 March 2017       CYG Selection Trials (Australian Athletics Championships (U18 age group)) 
2 April 2017       CYG Qualification Period closes 
3 April 2017       5pm deadline for online nominations
April 2017       Team announcement 
11-14 July 2017       CGA Pre Departure Camp (location TBC) 
14/15 July 2017       Australian Team departs Australia for Bahamas
19-23 July 2017       Commonwealth Youth Games   
24 July 2017       Australian Team departs Bahamas for Australia 
26 July 2017       Australian Team arrives back in Australia 
*NB: Travel dates are provisional and are subject to change. 

FURTHER INFORMATION

2017 CYG Selection Policy & Online Nominations will be available on this page in the near future.

Athletics Australia
Athletics House 
Level 2, 31 Aughtie Drive 
Albert Park  VIC 3206  

P +61 3 8646 4550 
F +61 3 8646 4560 
E athletics@athletics.org.au

Athletics Australia
Athletics House
Level 2, 31 Aughtie Drive
Albert Park  VIC 3206

P +61 3 8646 4550
F +61 3 8646 4560
E athletics@athletics.org.au

Athletics Australia
Athletics House
Level 2, 31 Aughtie Drive
Albert Park  VIC 3206

P +61 3 8646 4550
F +61 3 8646 4560
E athletics@athletics.org.au

Athletics Australia
Athletics House
Level 2, 31 Aughtie Drive
Albert Park  VIC 3206

P +61 3 8646 4550
F +61 3 8646 4560
E athletics@athletics.org.au