CUAC 2016-2017

ATHLETICS STANDARDS AT CAMBRIDGE

The following table will give some idea of CUAC standards.

(a) The "Blues Standards" are met by only a handful of competitors each year. Achievement of these standards means almost certain selection for the Blues (first) team, and the likely award of a Full Blue. Full Blues may, however, also be awarded, by the CUAC President, to meritorious athletes who have not met the Blues Standard.

(b) The Alverstone and Alligators standards show levels of performance needed for "election" to these respective "clubs". The Alverstone club is effectively synonymous with the CUAC mens' second team (it holds an annual competition, on the same occasion as the main Varsity match, against its opposite number at Oxford, the Centipedes). The club is named after Richard Webster, Lord Alverstone, a very early President of CUAC and a founder of the British Amateur Athletic Association. The Alligators are the female equivalent of Alverstone, and are named after the first Lady President of CUAC, Allison O'Neill. They also have an annual competition against the Millipedes of Oxford.

(c) The Cuppers Standards are those which, if performed in the Inter-Collegiate Competition, will gain the competitors College and extra point, over and above that achieved by the position at the finish.

Note: [ ] event not currently in any interCollegiate competition; ( ) event not currently in Varsity Match

EventCuppersAlverstonesBlues
100m12.511.510.9
200m26.023.522.1
400m57.052.549.5
800m2:10.01:59.01:53.0
1500m4:25.04:08.03:53.0
(3000m)9:40.09:00.0(8:30.0)
5000m16:40.015:25.014:45.0
110m hurdles18.016.615.7
200m hurdles30.027.025.3
400m hurdles65.059.656.0
3000m steeplechase11:00.010:10.09:22.0
High Jump1.601.801.95
Pole Vault2.503.204.05
Long Jump5.506.206.85
Triple Jump11.0012.7513.90
Shot Putt9.0011.2513.20
Discus Throw24.0034.0040.75
Hammer Throw25.0037.0044.75
Javelin Throw35.0045.0055.00

Note: ( ) event not currently in Varsity Match

EventCuppersAlligatorsBlues
100m14.513.212.4
200m30.026.925.6
400m70.062.058.0
800m2:40.02:22.02:14.0
1500m5:35.04:58.04:37.0
(3000m)11:05.010:35.0(10:05.0)
5000m18:10.017:40.0
100m hurdles21.017.415.4
(200m hurdles)40.034.5(31.5)
400m hurdles76.070.065.0
2000m steeplechase8:40.07:45.07:15.0
High Jump1.201.481.63
Pole Vault1.602.203.10
Long Jump3.904.905.45
Triple Jump9.0010.2511.35
Shot Putt6.009.0011.00
Discus Throw16.0027.0035.50
Hammer Throw16.0027.0038.00
Javelin Throw18.0028.0037.00

Note: ( ) event not currently in Varsity Match