The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has released the entry standards for the 2017 World Athletics Championships which is set to take place in London from 4th to 13th August, 2017.

According to the IAAF, athletes are expected to meet the qualifying mark in their various events within the stipulated period of 1st October 2016 to 23rd July, 2017, for a chance to compete at the biggest global athletics competition in 2017.


london-2017-esIn the same vein, the entry standards for the IAAF World Youth (U-18) Championships slated to hold in Nairobi, Kenya have also been announced. The best teenage talent from around the world are expected to meet the marks from 1st October 2016 to 3rd July, 2017.

The competition, which is the last edition to be hosted by the world Athletics governing body, will be staged between 12th to 16th July, 2017.


Photo Credit:

Funmi Fameso is a Junior Sports Writer at Making of Champions. She is a 2012 Graduate of Lagos State University, where she obtained a BSc in Microbiology. She worked as a Health Centre Laboratory Assistant during her NYSC year and since then she has worked as a Junior Sports Writer for her church’s youth magazine, Kingsword Youth Club Magazine. It was watching the Sydney 2000 Olympics that ignited her passion of sports, most especially Athletics. Sports means three things to her: Passion, Hard Work and Dedication!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here