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Warri Relays/CAA Grand Prix rescheduled to July 24

The 2015 Warri Relays/CAA Grand Prix has been rescheduled to July 24, 2015 at the Warri Township stadium in Delta-State, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has confirmed.

Nigeria's Amaechi Cristian Cuevas Morton in action at the 2014 Warri Relays at the Warri Township Stadium.
Nigeria's Amaechi Cristian Cuevas Morton wins 400m hurdles at the 2014 Warri Relays / Golden League meet held at the Warri Township Stadium.

The 2015 Warri Relays/CAA Grand Prix has been rescheduled to July 24, 2015 at the Warri Township stadium in Delta-State of [link id=”5″ tax=”category” text=”Nigeria” target=”_blank”], the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has confirmed.

The meet director and technical chair of the AFN, Navy Commodore , said: “This is due to a careful re-assessment and conclusion that the former date would not be to the best interest of our athletes.

“We want the Meet to be a means to work-up the athletes towards the World Championships/All Africa Games National trials, which is scheduled to hold a week later.”

“It is pertinent to note that this system has been the practice in the past 3 years we have been holding the Grand Prix event,” Nesiama added.

The 2015 Warri Relays/[link id=”169″ tax=”post_tag” text=”CAA Grand Prix” target=”_blank”], themed ‘Inspiring Fresh Speeds of the Baton’ was initially scheduled to hold on May 18, 2015 at the same venue.

The [link id=”168″ tax=”post_tag” text=”Warri Relays” target=”_blank”] is a [link id=”174″ tax=”post_tag” text=”Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA)” target=”_blank”] Golden Label event.

Events

Premium Events (4):
Men – 100m, 400m
Women – 100m, 400m

Classic Events (4):
Men – Long Jump, Triple Jump
Women -100m Hurdles, Long Jump

Promotional Events (4):
Men – 400m H, 800m,
Women -400mH, 800m,

Prize Money Structure

Premium Events (USD)

  • 1st 4,000
  • 2nd 2,500
  • 3rd 1,500
  • 4th 1,000
  • 5th 600
  • 6th 500
  • 7th 400
  • 8th 200

Total $10,700 x 4 = $42,800

Classic Events (USD)

  • 1st 2,000
  • 2nd 1,500
  • 3rd 1,000
  • 4th 600
  • 5th 500
  • 6th 400
  • 7th 250
  • 8th 150

Total $ 6,400 x 4=$25,600

Promotional Events (USD)

  • 1st 1,000
  • 2nd 800
  • 3rd 600
  • 4th 500
  • 5th 300
  • 6th 200
  • 7th 150
  • 8th 100

Total $3,650 X 4 $14,600

International Relays (USD)

  • 1st 2,500
  • 2nd 2,000
  • 3rd 1,500

Total $6,000 x 4 = $24,000

School Relays (USD)

  • 1st 400
  • 2nd 200
  • 3rd 100

Total $700 x 4= $3,200

National Events (7) (USD)
Male – 200m, 110m Hurdles, Shot Put, Javelin Throw
Female – 200m, Triple Jump, High Jump

  • 1st 400
  • 2nd 300
  • 3rd 200
  • 4th 150
  • 5th 100
  • 6th 100

Total $1,450 x 7= $8,750

Grand Total = $118,950

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