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Qualifying Standards

Men

"A" "B"
100m 10.21 10.28
200m 20.59 20.75
400m 45.55 45.95
800m 1:45.40 1:46.60
1500m 3:36.60 3:39.00
5000m 13:21.50 13:28.00
10,000m 27:49.00 28:06.00
Marathon 2:18:00
110m Hurdles 13.55 13.62
400m Hurdles 49.20 49.80
3000m Steeplechase 8:24.60 8:32.00
20 km Race Walk 1:23:00 1:24:30
50 km Race Walk 4:00:00 4:07:00
4x100m Relay 39.00
4x400m Relay 3:03.30
High Jump 2.30 m 2.27 m
Pole Vault 5.70 m 5.60 m
Long Jump 8.20 m 8.05 m
Triple Jump 17.10 m 16.70 m
Shot Put 20.30 m 19.70 m
Discus Throw 64.50 m 62.50 m
Hammer Throw 78.50 m 74.00 m
Javelin Throw 81.00 m 77.80 m
Decathlon 8000 pts. 7700 pts.

Women

"A" "B"
100m 11.30 11.40
200m 23.10 23.30
400m 51.50 52.30
800m 2:00.00 2:01.30
1500m 4:06.50 4:10.00
5000m 15:08.70 15:24.00
10,000m 31:40.00 32:00.00
Marathon 2:42:00
100m Hurdles 12.96 13.11
400m Hurdles 55.60 56.50
3000m Steeplechase 9:48.00 9:58.00
20 km Race Walk 1:33:30 1:38:00
4x100m Relay 43.90
4x400m Relay 3:31.00
High Jump 1.95 m 1.92 m
Pole Vault 4.45 m 4.30 m
Long Jump 6.70 m 6.60 m
Triple Jump 14.20 m 14.00 m
Shot Put 18.30 m 17.30 m
Discus Throw 61.00 m 59.00 m
Hammer Throw 69.50 m 67.00 m
Javelin Throw 61.00 m 59.00 m
Heptathlon 6000 pts. 5800 pts.

Qualifying Guidelines

  1. Performances must be achieved during the qualification period of January 1, 2006 (September 1, 2005 for the Marathons, Race Walking and Combined Events) to August 13, 2007 (midnight Monaco time).
  2. Performances must be achieved during competitions organized or authorized by the IAAF, its Area Associations or its National Member Federations. Thus, results achieved at university or school competitions must be certified by the National Federation of the country in which the competition was organized (for walking events, relays and marathon, see hereunder).
  3. Performances must be achieved during official competitions organized in conformity with IAAF Rules.
  4. Performances achieved in mixed events between male and female participants, held completely in the Stadium, will not be accepted.
  5. Wind-assisted performances will not be accepted
  6. Hand-timed performances in 100m, 200m, 400m, 100m/110m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles and 4x100m Relay will not be accepted.
  7. Indoor performances for all field events and for races of 400m and longer, will be accepted.
  8. Lower ages limit:
    • Junior athletes (any athlete aged 18 or 19 years on December 31, 2007) may compete in any event except the Marathon Races and the Men's 50 km Race Walk.
    • Youth athletes (any athlete aged 16 or 17 years on December 31, 2007) may compete in any event except Throws, Decathlon, 10,000m, Marathon and Race Walking.
    • Athletes younger than 16 years on December 31, 2007 CANNOT be entered in any event.
  9. Walking Events
    • Entry Standard for the Walking Events may only be achieved at selected competitions.
    • For 2007, the list of selected competitions is available by clicking here (PDF).
  10. Marathons:
    • Entry Standard for the Marathon Events may only be achieved at selected Marathon Races.
    • The lists of such races, which are separate for 2006 and for 2007, are available by clicking here for 2006 (PDF) and here for 2007 (PDF).
    • In addition, the first 20 (men & women) of the Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London and New York City Marathons, will be considered as having achieved the "A" standard.
  11. Relays:
    • Entry Standard for the Walking Events may only be achieved at selected competitions.
    • For 2007, the list of selected competitions is available by clicking here (PDF).
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