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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.

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.

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 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 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?

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