The Portsmouth Elite and U17/U20 squads

Launched in January 2017 at the annual awards evening 'The City of Portsmouth Athletics Club' has created a new Elite Squad and an U17/20 Squad to showcase and support athletes that are achieving high levels of success whilst taking the opportunity to  help athletes bridge the gap between Junior and Senior Athletics.  These 2 initiatives are completely unique in UK athletics and continue's our current plan to make Portsmouth Athletics Club the No1 Club in the Country.


Elite Portsmouth Athlete

Designed to acknowledge our most talented athletes.

  • entry level is U17 with the top year U15 ranking to qualify them as they turn U17.

  • entry level includes National Champions, should they not be top, 5 Power of 10 ranked.

  • entry places are available where a panel of the committee determines there is sufficient reason for inclusion even if the criteria have not been fully met.

  • Please click on the logo for more information

U17/U20 Athletic Squad


  • Primarily designed to ensure smooth transition of Junior athletes to the Senior Athletics Team, creating a natural adulthood break from junior athletics and supporting their transition period to fully fledged senior
  • In return for a minimum of 6 meetings per year in any of the leagues SAL,BAL,YDL plus any regional or national finals
  • Please click on the logo for more information
  • For Enquiries about Joining the U17/U20 Squad please email


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