Track and field fans, get your water bottles full because the World Athletic Championships will return to America for the first time ever.
British athletes Katarina Thomson-Johnson and Dina Asher Smith made their nation proud by winning gold in the 2019 edition.
However, the duo will have to wait for their defense two years as organizers had to postpone the event due to the pandemic.
Find out everything you need to know on the World Championships 2022 below…
When are the Athletics World Championships 2022 held?
The legendary event is held from TOMORROW Friday, July 15It ends on Sunday, July 24,
Although each day has a different starting time, the opening day will be the same. 6:15pm UK Time – 9:15am locally.
This year will make history as the United States will host the first outdoor World Championships.
Hayward Field, the University of Oregon’s Eugene, America, is the designated arena that can accommodate around 25,000 people.
Which TV channel will the World Athletics Championships be broadcast on? Can I stream it live?
The World Athletics Championships 2022 is being broadcast. LIVE All ALL BBC channels available in the UK
However, US viewers can watch the tournament via NBC and Peacock.
All the action can be streamed live on the BBC iPlayer App or by UK fans. BBC Sport website.
Are the World Athletics Championships 2022 free to view?
Any UK citizen with a valid TV License can see the whole action FREE.
Important dates and times
- 5:10pm – 20 Kilometers Race Walk Finale (W)
- 6:10 – 20 Kilometres Final Race Walk (M)
- 11:50am – Mixed 4×400 Metres Relay Final
- 4am – Hammer Throw Final (M).
- 4:20am – 10,000 Metres Final (W).
- 10:20 – Long Jump Finale (M)
- 10:25am – Shot Put Final (W).
- 11:50 – 100 Metres Finale (M)
- Marathon Final (M) at 10:15am
- 3:35am – Hammer Throw Finale (W)
- 5am – 10,000 Meters Final (M).
- 9:27am – Pole Vault Finale (W)
- 10:27 – Shot Put Finale (M)
- 11:30am – 110 Metres Hurdles Final (M)
- 11:50am-100 Metres Finale (W)
- Marathon Final (W), 10:15 a.m.
- 9:45am High Jump Final (M).
- 10:20am Triple Jump Finale (W)
- 11:20am – 3000 Metres Steeplechase Finale (M)
- 11:00am – 1500 Mts Final (W).
- 9:40am High Jump Final (W).
- 10:33am – Discuss Throw Final (M).
- 11:00am – 1500 Metres Finale (M)
- 11:50am – 400 Metres Final (M).
- 10:00am – Discuss Throw Final
- 11:45 – 3000 Metres Steeplechase final (W).
- 11:00 AM – 200 Meters Final (W).
- 11:00am – 200 Metres Finale (M)
- 10:20am Javelin Throw Finale(W)
- 11:00am – 400 Metres Finale (W)
- 11:00 AM – 400 Metres Finale (M)
- 11:50 – 400 Meters Final (W).
- 10am – Triple Jump Finale (M)
- 10:10am- 800 Metres final (M).
- 10:25am – 5000 Metres final (W).
- 10:35am – Javelin Throw Finale (M)
- 11:15am – 4×100 Meters Relay Finale (W)
- 11:50am-4×100 Metres Relay Finale (M).
- 10:15am – 35 Kilometres Finale Race Walk (M)
- 9:25am Pole Vault Final (M).
- 9:50 – Long Jump Finale (W)
- 10:05am to 5000 Metres (M).
- 10:35am – 800 Metres Final (W).
- 11:00am – 100 Metres Hurdles Final (W)
- 11:35am – 4×400 Metres Final Relay (M)
- 11:50am 4×400 Meters Relay Finale (W)
*British Summer Time applies
What have you heard?
Dina Asher Smith was a gold medalist and admitted that she is excited to run in the US.
The British champion said: think it’s going to be an amazing Championships in the U.S.,”
“We don’t run in America very often, and I would love to run in America more often. I would love to be able to compete in America, with the coverage on TV and all the media attention that comes with major championships.
“I really hope there are more American meets in the future. Having a huge competition in the U.S. is going to be really important for us all, because it’s such a huge and exciting place to run.”