U18 competition opportunities ahead of the Commonwealth Youth Games

England Athletics has provided details of key competition opportunities for athletes who compete in the hurdles, shot put, discus, and javelin, and who are looking to gain selection to the England Athletics Commonwealth Youth Games team in 2023.

England Athletics would encourage athletes looking to gain selection to the England Athletics team to enter one or more of these competitions.

England team staff will be present at most of these events to meet with athletes, coaches, and parents.

If you have any queries with regards to the events detailed below, please contact:

Please note: The under-18 age group applies to athletes born in 2006 or 2007

England Athletics’ Commonwealth Youth Games England Team Leader Scott Grace commented:

“I am very pleased that England Athletics has worked with several partners to jointly organise a series of U18 competitions in 2023. These events will provide unique opportunities for anyone seeking selection for the Commonwealth Youth Games. We hope that athletes and their coaches use these unique events to help in both their preparation for this major Games and for their long-term development.”

“We are working with other competition providers to organise further U18 events and will add these at a later stage, so please check back for the latest version of the competition schedule”.