Athletics NZ has released a statement regarding the opportunities available for Junior Para athletes in 2019. Please click here to read it.
After extensive discussion and consideration, Athletics NZ has decided not to select and send a team to the 2019 World Para Athletics Junior Championships.
In its place, will be the opportunity for Junior Para athletes to attend two international competitions by the way of Junior Para Athlete Development Tours. The competitions are as follows:
- 2019 Australian Junior Athletics Championships, 30 March - 7 April, Sydney Australia
- 2019 Arafura Games, 27 - 29 April, Darwin, NT, Australia
Expressions of Interest have opened for the Australian Junior Championships tour, the information of which can be found here.
Expressions of Interest are yet to open for Arafura Games. More information will be available mid-January 2019.
If there are any questions in relation to the Development Tour, please contact Jess.
If there are any questions in relation to the 2019 World Para Athletics Junior Championships withdrawal, please contact Teams.