R N SHETTY STADIUM, DHARWAD
7th to 10th Febuary 2017
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking. The most common types of athletics competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running, and race walking. The results of racing events are decided by finishing position (or time, where measured), while the jumps and throws are won by the athlete that achieves the highest or furthest measurement from a series of attempts. Athletics is mostly an individual sport, with the exception of relay races and competitions which combine athlete's performances for a team score, such as cross country. The 100-metre dash is one of the most popular and prestigious events in the sport of athletics. The reigning 100 m Olympic champion is often named .the fastest runner in the world.. Athletics was included in the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 and it has been as one of the foremost competitions. Athletics was incorporated into the Asian Games in 1951.
Registered participants (Men) Count: 223
Registered participants (Women) Count: 130
Competition Director(s): Thavade, 83102 10715 (M) [Karnataka Athletic Association]