Sport: Track Events - Steeplechase
They must weigh between 80 and 100kg. Men’s hurdles are 91.5cm high, women’s hurdles are 76cm. Each hurdle is 4m wide and the bar on the top of each hurdle is a 13cm square section. After the competitors have run the first 200m on the flat, they then have to cross five hurdles per lap, positioned across three inside lanes. Competitors may jump, vault or stand on hurdles.