National Athletic Championship Saturday


The Liberia Athletics Federation (LAF) has released the calendar of activities for this year’s National Open Athletics Championship, which starts on Saturday, 31 May 2014 at the SKD Sports Complex in Monrovia.

The LAF said over 100 athletes have registered for the daylong events.

Conquerors Athletics and Fast Spikes Athletics will grace the occasion with their respective athletes.

The LAF said the competition is open to both female and male athletes; Youth (born 1996 – 2000), Junior (born 1995 – 1999) and Senior (born before 1995).

Successful athletes will be selected to join the national athletic team.

It will feature the following events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, 4 x 400m relay and 1 x 100m relay.

The LAF said it is expected to participate in the African Junior Championship in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on 14 – 15 June 2014; World Junior Championship in Eugene, USA on 22 – 27 July 2014; World Youth Olympic in China in August and the African Senior Championship in Morocco in August 2014.


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