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No, hurdles are a track event. The event takes place on the track. Field events are those that are competed in the 'field' located within the track. Field events are long jump, high jump, javelin, discus, hammer throw, shot put, pole vault, and triple jump.

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Is hurdles a track or field event?


What is the most popular event in Olympic Track and Field?

Hurdles -------------------- Men's 100m

Is the javelin considered a track and field event?

Yes, it is a throwing event and therefore a field event.

How many obstacle of hurdles are in the different hurdle event?

For womens 100m hurdles there is 9 hurdles, and for mens 110m hurdles there is 10 hurdles.

What track and field event did Fannie Blankers-Koen not win a medal in 1948 Olympics?

100m, 200m, 80m hurdles, and the 4x100m relay.

Which track and field event requires the most athleticism?

Any event that 400 meters or longer. Most people consider the 800,steeplechase or 400 meter hurdles to be the most difficult race.

When Hurdles was brought into the Olympics?

1896 Games in Athens.Men have run the 110 meter hurdles since the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. The 400 meter event started at the 1900 Games in Paris.Women began running hurdles with the 80 meter hurdles event at the 1932 Games in Los Angeles. The 100 meter hurdles event replaced the 80 meter event at the 1972 Games in Munich. Women have been running the 400 meter hurdles event since the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.

When did woman's hurdles become an Olympic sport?

1932 Games in Los Angeles. The first hurdles event for women was the 80 meter hurdles first run in 1932. The 80 meter event was replaced by a 100 meter event at the 1972 Games in Munich. The 100 meter event is still be run today. Women have been competing in the 400 meter hurdles event since the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.

What is the height of the Olympic Low hurdles in inches?

There is no "low hurdles" event. Men's intermediate 400m hurdles is 36 inches. Women's intermediate 400m hurdles is 30 inches. Women's high hurdles is 36 inches

Who holds the world record for womens 90m hurdles?

Yordanka Donkova holds the 100m hurdles but there is no such official event

What is the difference between track and field events?

Track events all take place on a running track around the field. They include the 100 metres, hurdles and relay races.Field events all take place on the field within the track, they include throwing sports such as the javlin and jumping sports such as the high jump.

What is the track event where runners jump an obstacle?

60 meter hurdles 100 meter hurdles (Woman) 110 meter hurdles (Men) 400 meter hurdles

What sport event does Sally Gunnell compete in?

400m hurdles

How many athletes take part in a hurdles event?


What skills are needed for hurdles in track and field?


How high is a 300 meter hurdle?

The 300m hurdles race is run in high school track and field (once in college the race is 400m hurdles). For the girls' race, the hurdles are 30 inches high - for the boys' race, the hurdles are 36 inches.

What event is first to take place at the London Olympic games?


What sports use flexibilty?

Track and field(hurdles) cheerleading,

What two field events in the Olympics are women not allowed to compete in?

There are actually 3 track & field events in which they are either different, or unavailable for women to participate. These are: 1) Mens 110 m hurdles, whereas women participate in 100 m hurdles. 2) Mens 50 Km walk, no such event exists for women. 3) Mens Decathlon, whereas women participate in a Heptathlon. I went to the International Olympic Committee's website and searched for field events to find this answer. Hope this helps.

How many hurdles are in high school 300 meter hurdle event?


When did hurdles become an Olympics sport?

As far as the Modern Olympics go, the 110 meter hurdles event was in the first Modern Games in 1896 at Athens. Women started running the 80 meter hurdles at the 1932 Games in Los Angeles.

What are field track in Athletics?

track: sprints, hurdles, walks, and long distance running field: throws and jumps.

What is the difference between track and field events in Athletics?

field is sports and track is just running, hurdles etc.

In which Olympic event do runners jump an obstacle?

Runners jump obstacles in the following races: Women's 100m hurdles Men's 110m hurdles 400m hurdles 3000m steeplechase

Can you still do hurdles in track if your short?

Yes you can still do hurtles. It is just that the sterotypical build for hurdles is to be lean and tall. But there is no reason why one would not be able to perform well in this event.