We all hear about The IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha 2019 . Commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics (WCH) , is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) . Which originally held every four years , the first one was in 1983, the current two-year cycle began in year 1991 .
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Over the years and years the competition has grown in size . as In 1983 an estimated only 1,300 athletes from 154 countries participated . By the 2003 competition, in Paris, it had grown to 1,907 athletes from 203 countries with coverage being transmitted to 179 different countries .
Also there has been a change in composition over the years , with more several new events , all for women , being added. By 2005, the only differences were men’s competition in the 50 km walk , and equivalent events in women’s 100 m hurdles and heptathlon to men’s 110 m hurdles and decathlon.
In 2014, Doha applied for the 2019 bid and won the bid and become the hosting city. Doha is the first city in the Middle East to host this event in the history of Athletics, edging out Eugene (USA) and Barcelona (Spain).
In August 2017, the Championships took place in London where Qatar received the flag to host the event in 2019 and the same flag ceremony will take place in Doha 2019 to hand over the flag to Eugene, USA, to host the same Championships in 2021.
Doha City will be welcoming 205(two hundreds and five ) countries and 3,500 athletes with about 10,000 international guests , 30,000 spectators from outside Qatar and more than 2,000 media persons . It is the third biggest sporting event in the world 2019 will be broadcasted to more than 200 countries reaching out to more than 7 million viewers . In addition to that, Also the IAAF Congress Elections will take place in Doha.
What you know about Athletics Roots ?
Athletics is a nice sport in which a series running , jumping , throwing and walking events are contested . The word “athletics” has its roots in the Ancient Greek language and is the oldest organized sport.
Athletics competitions are decided by either the best time, longest distance or highest jumps depending on the contested event.
This sport is considered as the easiest to practice thanks to its simplicity and easy access to its equipment, which doesn’t cost a lot of money either.
- Starting from 100M, 200M, 400M, 800M, 1500M, 5000M, 10000M
- Also you can find 3000M Steeplechase
- On other hand this also 100M Hurdles, 400M Hurdles
- Also 4x100M Relay, 4x400M Relay
- And this is the best for me Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump
- I like this also (Hammer Throw )
- Also Pole Vault
- WOOW Shot put, Discus Throw, Javelin Throw
- Also Decathlon, Heptathlon
- Also Road Races: Marathon and 50 KM & 20 KM Race Walk
The Host Venue
Khalifa International Stadium
The Historical facts about Khalifa international Stadium
The host venue for the Middle East’s first-ever IAAF World Championships will be the famous iconic and technologically advanced (Khalifa International Stadium ).
we know that Khalifa International Stadium is a one of the historic Qatari sporting venue that holds a special place in the hearts and minds of people in Qatar, the GCC and all the Arab World also.
it was Built in 1976, the 40,000-seater has long been the cornerstone of Qatar’s sporting tradition . It has played host to some of illustrious sporting events , also including the Asian Games , the Gulf Cup and also the AFC Asian Cup.
The Time table
This is The 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships, Doha 2019. which will take place from September 27 to October 6, 2019 . Over 10 days, about 24 different events will be held for male and female athletes in Doha . WCH Doha 2019 will feature the IAAF World Championships’ first-ever midnight marathon , while a new format of the competition’s schedule sees all morning sessions removed and split evening sessions introduced for the first time with one-hour intervals to allow for entertainment and more for family activities. The competition will also see the global debut of the first 4x400m mixed relay ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
You can enjoy the time table of the 10 days .
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