Manchester International

England Athletics’ Manchester International team event is fast becoming one of the premier competitions on the summer athletics calendar.  The meeting sees top talent competing in international standard fields to raise performance levels and provide a stepping stone for athletes with international aspirations.

The meeting will take place on 18th August 2021 at the Manchester Regional Arena with a National Athletic League team going head-to-head against England, Scotland, Northern Ireland & Ulster and Wales.

Natasha Harrison representing England at the Manchester International. Photo: Melissa Gresswell

Selection Criteria

National Athletic League selection is linked to performances at NAL League fixtures in May, June and July. Selections will be made as follows:

  1. Competed at least one of the first three NAL fixtures.
  2. Either first claim athlete or Higher Competition athlete from one of the NAL member clubs, excluding the previous seasons NAL League Champions.
  3. Confirmation of seasonal PB through Power 10.
  4. Highest ranked available athlete based upon current form selected.

Selection Process

Once an athlete has competed at a NAL fixture they can submit a request for consideration to the NAL Selection Panel. To register please fill out the form below.

The NAL team will be selected three weeks prior – as soon as possible after the third NAL match.

Athletes may not appeal their non-selection.

The NAL’s Team Selection Policy for this event can be viewed here. For any queries on this subject, please contact