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USATF Releases 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Standards

Justin Gatlin

INDIANAPOLIS — USATF has released the competition standards for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field, announced Wednesday. The qualifying event for the “world’s toughest team to make” is set to take place July 1-10 in Eugene, Oregon.

All qualifying performances must occur between Friday, May 1, 2015 through Sunday, June 26, 2016, or on an indoor track, in the same event, in the period Friday, January 1, 2016 through Sunday, June 26, 2016. In the cases of the 10,000 meters, decathlon, heptathlon and 20km race walks, the qualifying period is from Thursday, January 1, 2015 through Sunday, June 26, 2016.

The qualifying performance for the men’s 50km Race Walk must be attained between Sunday November 24, 2013 and Sunday, January 31, 2016.

Full-session tickets for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field are still available at

Standards – 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field
AutomaticField Size & RoundsEventAutomaticField Size & Rounds
1:36:00(15–1)20k RW1:48:00(15-1)
5:15:00(15–1)50k RW
13.52(32–3)110m/100m Hurdles13.00(32-3)
49.50(28–3)400m Hurdles56.95(28-3)
8:32.00(24–2)3000m SC9:53.00(24-2)
2.28m/7-5.75(24–2)High Jump1.85m/6-0.75(24-2)
5.65m/18-6.50(24–2)Pole Vault4.40m/14-5.25(24-2)
8.05m/26-5(24–2)Long Jump6.50m/21-4(24-2)
16.66m/54-8(24–2)Triple Jump13.40m/43-11.75(24-2)
20.50m/67-3.25(24–2)Shot Put17.60m/57-9(24-2)
62.00m/203-5(24–2)Discus Throw57.00m/187-0(24-2)
72.00m/236-2(24–2)Hammer Throw67.00m/219-9(24-2)
77.00m/252-7(24–2)Javelin Throw54.00m/177-2(24-2)
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