POINTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe – The organizers of the International Meeting Region de Guadeloupe are pleased to announce that the 2017 edition will be held on May 17th.
In its 13th year of existence, the Athletics Meeting in Guadeloupe has entertained over the years an elaborate list of Olympic and World Champions competing in front of a supportive Caribbean crowd at the Baie-Mahault Stadium.
the running, jumping and throwing surfaces in the Baie-Mahault Stadium have all been re-surfaced. Organizers are expecting performances to fly off the chart on the new surface in May.
The following 15 events are planned for 2016:
Men: 100mA, 100mB, 400m, 110m hurdles, Pole Vault, Triple Jump, High Jump, 3000 SC
Women: 200m, 400m, Triple Jump, 100m hurdles, Shot Put, 400m hurdles
Since 2015, the prize money was increased. We are pleased to announce that the prize money again will be higher than in previous years as follows:
Premium Events Classic Events
1st $5,000 $2,500
2nd $3,500 $2,000
3rd $2,000 $1,000
4th $1,500 $800
5th $1,000 $700
6th $700 $600
7th $600 $500
8th $500 $400
In 2016, we enjoyed a successful meeting with Track and Field stars from all over the world competing:
The International Meeting Region de Guadeloupe is a fantastic athletics event to see future & present Olympic stars from the Caribbean islands, South America, the US, Canada and Europe. 2017 will be no different.