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This yearโ€™s African U-18 and U-20 Combined CAA championships will be held in Lusaka, Zambia/Photo Barnaba Korir

By BARNABA KORIR

DIRECTOR, AK YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

This yearโ€™s African U-18 and U-20 Combined CAA championships will be held in Lusaka, Zambia from 29th April -3rd May, 2023.

 

The 1st Edition of this championship was held in 2019 at Stade Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast where Kenya finished 2nd overall behind South Africa with a total of 44 medals; 17 Golds, 16 Silver and 11 Bronze medals. On the other hand, Kenya won the U18 title at the same championships.

 

Athletics Kenya will conduct its National Trials for The U18 and U20 athletes on 7th and 8th April,2023 at the Nyayo National Stadium, to select a strong contingent of about 50 athletes to represent the country during this yearโ€™s U18 /U20 African CAA Combined Championships scheduled for 29th April -3rd May, 2023.

 

Eligibility for the above championships in accordance with World Athletics Competition and Technical guidelines as follows:

 

U-18 athletes โ€“ any athlete aged 16 or 17 years on December 31st of the year of competition (Born 2006 or 2007) will be allowed to compete in this age group.

 

U-20 athletes โ€“ any athlete aged 18 or 19 years on December 31st of the year of competition (Born 2004 or 2005) will be allowed to compete in this age group.

 

Entry Criteria:

 

Athletes must meet the set standards as per the qualifying standards set under the CAA technical regulations (annexed).

 

Entry Rules:

 

The maximum number of events in which an U-18 athlete may compete are two (2) individual events plus one relay. However, if the two individual events are races (Track events), only one of these two individual events may exceed 200M.

We wish all athletes who will be selected the very best as they prepare to carry the flag of the country high during the forthcoming 2nd African U-18 and U-20 CAA Combined Championships.

 

 

 

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