Athletics lighting application

Lighting an athletics track

When illuminating an athletics track, the goal is to ensure good visibility for athletes, competition judges and team officials, in order to clearly see what is going on in the area. Competition or training so that they can produce their best possible performances or specify them. The decisions
the spectators must be in a position to follow the performances of the athletes and other actions in a pleasant atmosphere. It follows that they must be seen not only the area of the field but also its immediate surroundings. The lighting should also allow spectators to enter and exit sports facilities safely.
Where sports facilities are used for non-television activities, it is only necessary to provide adequate horizontal lighting for the level of activity required.

Non-televised athletics lighting recommendations.

EN121193 RequirementsClass IClass IIClass III
Horizontal illuminance (Lux)500200100
Uniformity (Min/Ave)0.70.50.5
Glare Rating505555

Recommendations for televised events
Major events

Horizontal illuminanceUniformity Min/AveUniformity Min/MaxVertical IlluminanceUniformity Min/AveUniformity Min/MaxColour RenderingGlare Rating
HDTV1500-30000.80.722000.70.6>90<50
Slow-motion Camera1500-30000.80.618000.70.5>80<50
Fixed Camera1500-30000.80.614000.70.5>80<50
Fixed Camera1500-30000.80.612000.50.3>80<50

Average horizontal and vertical illuminance ratios: It is recommended the ratio for horizontal illuminance (Field of play) is between 0.75 and 1.5 of the vertical illuminance for cameras.
Where there is HDTV all horizontal values for the other cameras are as for HDTV.

Horizontal illuminanceUniformity Min/AveUniformity Min/MaxVertical IlluminanceUniformity Min/AveUniformity Min/MaxColour RenderingGlare Rating
Camera1000-20000.70.510000.60.4>80<50

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