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2021 IWF Youth World Championships – Jeddah (KSA)

After the decision of the IWF Executive Board, regarding the switch between host countries of the 2021 Junior and Youth World Championships, Jeddah (KSA) will organize this year’s IWF Youth World Championships between 03-12 October 2021.

The program of the Competition is planned as follows:

03-04 October 2021 IWF Executive Board Meeting
05-12 October 2021 Competition

As usual, entry submission for the event will be via the E-Entry platform and deadline for the preliminary entries (LONG LIST) is 5 July 2021.

Since 2018 it is mandatory to register all athletes before the preliminary entry deadline in case of World Championships (Youth/Junior/Senior).
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 September 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 5.5.16 of the IWF Anti-Doping Rules 2021 whereabouts information of the athletes shall be submitted at minimum three (3) months prior to the event.
Athletes who wish to compete at the 2021 IWF Youth World Championships shall submit their whereabouts information for the period outlined above at the latest on 05 JULY 2021.
An Athlete who does not comply with this provision is not eligible to compete at the 2021 IWF Youth World Championships.
More information on the Regulations and Forms can be found here.