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Athletics Events

The many track and field events are placed in the following categories. For juniors, see also the list of Sportshall events.


Running events include:

steeplechase racesteeplechase race


Jumping events include:

high jumphigh jump


Throwing events include:

the javelinthe javelin

Multiple Events

The Men’s Decathlon and Women’s Heptathlon include a combination of events, held over two days each. Points are awarded for each event and the overall winner is the athlete with the most points.

Walking Events


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