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under 17 women and under 15 girls throws

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20 November 2013

In 2012 The IAAF amended weights for throws for under 17 women and under 15 girls.  A proposal is now at an advanced stage of consideration to amend UKA Rules for Competition to follow the IAAF lead.  Whilst the proposals are not yet finally confirmed, it is expected that they will be approved for implementation from April 1st 2014.

To assist planning for the 2014 track and field season the changes to be applied will be:


Under 17 Women from 4kg to 3kg
Under 15 Girls from 3.25kg to 3kg


U17 Women  from 4kg to 3kg


U17 Women from 600gm to 500gm
U15 Girls from 600gm to 500gm

Please address any queries to rules@uka.org.uk or 0121 713 8493