|（Department of Sports Training，Guangzhou Sport University，Guangzhou 510500，China）
Abstract: Basing his main research subject on the athletes preliminarily selected for basic amateur track and field training and the athletes being trained at 12-16 years old Olympic backup talent cultivation bases in China, the au-thor studied the selection of athletes for basic track and field training. The author put forward the concept of the se-lection of athletes dedicated for basic track and field training for the first time, and according to the characteristics of basic amateur track and field training, built an index system and evaluation methods based on the selection of dedicated athletes, analyzed and expatiated on the trial training of athletes preliminarily selected. The author intro-duced the concepts of “core competitive capacity” and “typical index” into reexamination, and simplified the reex-amination index system, thus making reexamination being more in conformity with the actual circumstances of the job of selecting athletes for basic amateur training.
Key words: sports training；track and field；selection of dedicated athletes；basic track and field training