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WCH 2022

World Athletics Championships 2022: where are they held, calendar, program and finals

After the worldwide pandemic delayed proceedings by more than a year, the World Athletics Championships will make their first appearance on US soil.

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After the worldwide pandemic delayed proceedings by more than a year, the World Athletics Championships will make their first appearance on US soil.
PATRICK SMITHAFP

For the first time ever, the World Athletics Championships are being held in the United States, with Eugene, Oregon hosting the 2022 event.

The World Athletics Organization describes the event as an “unmissable global experience” and will host the very best of global track and field athletes competing at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.

Team USA are currently ranked number one in the world and are expected to bring lots of silverware to their joyous fans. Events will take place across ten days, from July 15 to July 24, in individual and team competitions in events such as javelin, hammer, discus, high jump, shot put, and much more.

Here is a rundown of the first day’s action.

DAY 1

MORNING SESSION

  • Hammer Throw Qualification - Group A
  • High Jump Qualification
  • Hammer Throw Qualification - Group B
  • 4x400 Metres Relay Heats
  • Hammer Throw Qualification - Group A
  • 100 Metres Preliminary Round
  • 20 Kilometres Race Walk Final
  • Hammer Throw Qualification - Group B
  • 20 Kilometres Race Walk Final

AFTERNOON SESSION

  • Shot Put Qualification
  • 3000 Metres Steeplechase Heats
  • Pole Vault Qualification
  • Long Jump Qualification
  • 1500 Metres Heats
  • 100 Metres Heats
  • Shot Put Qualification
  • 4x400 Metres Relay Final

The final day will see many of the events reach their final stage as well as some of the longer Decathlon events taking place. Check out the full schedule of events on the World Athletics Championships website.

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