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Question Number: 12794

Fitness 5/14/2006

RE: Adult

vatche jelenkerian of sydney, nsw australia asks...

what is the time or distance required to pass the fifa them test for referees 50m_________secs 200m________secs 12min run_________meters. thankyou for your help.

Answer provided by Referee Richard Dawson

HI Vatche,
this is from CSA
Canadian Male minimum
12 Minute Continuous Run - cover at least 2200 metres
50 metre sprint - 9.5 seconds
200 metre sprint - 41 seconds
50 metre sprint - 9.5 seconds
200 metre sprint - 41 seconds
Canadian Female minimum
12 Minute Continuous Run - cover at least 2000 metres
50 metre sprint - 10.5 seconds
200 metre sprint - 44 seconds
50 metre sprint - 10 seconds
200 metre sprint - 44 seconds

The tests for FIFA referees and assistants consist of two 50m sprints which must be completed in under 9 seconds and a 12 minute run during which 2400 m. must be covered. In addition, the referees have to run two 200m. sprints in under 32 seconds.

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