For sprint races, athletes begin in start blocks and must stay in their own lane for the entire race. For the intermediate hurdles meter hurdlesthe men's hurdle height is 36 inches compared to 30 inches for women. The next most important record type are those achieved at a specific competition. Inelectronic timing was made compulsory for all world record runs in track and field, with times being recorded to within one hundredth of a second. The top competitors usually 8 or 9 depending on that competition's rules or the number of lanes on the track gets three more tries.
Beyond the short distances of sprinting events, factors such as an athlete's reactions and top speed becomes less important, while qualities such as pacerace tactics and endurance become more so.
Track and field
An athletes position within the ranking will be determined by points scored based on their performance and importance of the competition. Track and field Cross country running Road running Racewalking. Current Olympic events shown in italics. The Olympic athletics programmecomprising track and field events plus a marathon race, contained many of the foremost sporting competitions of the Summer Olympics. Athletes found to have taken substances on the World Anti-Doping Agency 's banned list receive sanctions and may be banned from competition for a period of time that corresponds to the seriousness of the infraction. This strip club is dedicated to pirate lovers looking for both types of booty. Events are almost exclusively divided by gender, although both the men's and women's competitions are usually held at the same venue.