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2021 IWF Junior World Championships

In 2021, the IWF Junior World Championships will be held in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between 5-18 March 2021.

The program of the Competition:

5 March 2021 Arrival
6 March 2021 IWF Committee Meetings
7-8 March 2021 IWF Executive Board Meeting
9 March 2021 IWF Congress
10-17 March 2021 Competition
18 March 2021 Departure

As a like-for-like substitute event for the 2020 IWF Junior World Championships (Bucharest, Romania) which event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 2021 competition will be a Gold Level Qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 (2021) Olympic Games.

As usual, entry submission for the event will be via the E-Entry platform and deadline for the preliminary entries (LONG LIST) is 10 December 2020.
Since 2018 it is mandatory to register all athletes before the preliminary entry deadline in case of World Championships.
For this purpose, Federations are able to register up to 20 athletes per gender even though the final number of competitors can only be a maximum of 10 athletes (+ 2 Reserves) per gender, which shall be selected by the Final Entry deadline (05 February 2021).

Athletes shall also comply with the Anti-Doping requirements and rules of the IWF in regards to World Championships as follows:
In accordance with Article 5.6.5 of the IWF Anti-Doping Policy, an Athlete who is not listed on the IWF’s Registered Testing Pool but wishes to participate in an IWF Event shall provide accurate and complete whereabouts information as set out at Annex I of the International Standard for Testing and Investigations for a period of at least three (3) months prior to the IWF Junior World Championships.
Athletes who wish to compete at the IWF Junior World Championships shall submit their whereabouts information for the period outlined above at the latest on 10 DECEMBER 2020.
An Athlete who does not comply with this provision is not eligible to compete at the 2021 IWF Junior World Championships.
More information on the Regulations and Forms can be found here.