• IAAF Approves Rio 2016 Qualifying Standards

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The IAAF aproved the qualifying standards for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at it's 198th council meeting in Beijing on Wednesday, April 15. Different from previous Oympics, instead of A and B standards, there is one automatic qualifying mark that athletes must reach in oreder to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics. 

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Entry Standards Athletics.

Women
Event
Men
11.32 100m 10.16
23.20 200m 20.50
52.00 400m 45.40
2:01.00 800m 1:45.80
4:06.00 1500m 3:36.00
15:20.00 5000m 13:25.00
32:15.00 10,000m 28:00.00
2:42:00 Marathon 2:17:00
9:45.00 3000m steeplechase 8:28.00
13.00 100/110m hurdles 13.47
56.20 400m hurdles 49.40
1.94 High jump 2.29
4.50 Pole vault 5.70
6.70 Long jump 8.15
14.20 Triple jump 16.90
17.80 Shot put 20.50
61.00 Discus 66.00
71.00 Hammer 78.00
62.00 Javelin 83.00
6200 Heptathlon -
- Decathlon 8100
1:35:00 20km race walk 1:24:00
- 50km race walk* 4:03:00
Top 8 at IWR 
+ 8 from top lists
4x100m relay Top 8 at IWR 
+ 8 from top lists
Top 8 at IWR 
+ 8 from top lists
4x400m relay Top 8 at IWR 
+ 8 from top lists
 

Also at the IAAF council meeting in Beijing time table and entry standards for next year's world indoor championships in Portland, USA were also aproved.

See world indoor championships standards here>>

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