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In a 110m or 100m hurdle race how many hurdles can be knocked over and how many have to come back up?

Updated: 9/28/2023

Wiki User

15y ago

Hello, The rule is that you are not allowed to deliberatly knock over hurdles. If you would through them over with your hands for example you'd be disqualified. However if you just run over them and you happen to knock them all over then it's up to the officials to decide if you knocked them down on purpose. But really, you can knock them all over and it's okay because I don't think anyone gets disqualified for this nowadays. However I advise you to run over them and not hit them because it is much faster.

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13y ago

As many as they want. There's no penalty but it slows you down.

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