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Questions tagged [athletics]

For a question relating to a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking. The most common types are track and field, road running, cross country running, and race walking. Questions must also be tagged for the specific competition.

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Why 110-hurdles for men and 100-hurdles for women?

I was watching IAAF World Championship at London 2017 and I notice that men will run 110-metres hurdles while women women the 100-metres hurdles. What is the meaning of this difference? The longest ...