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World Athletics Pronounces Upcoming Host Cities

With all eyes eagerly awaiting to observe the World Athletics Championships beginning on Saturday, August 19, 2023, in Budapest, Hungary, there’s a spike in curiosity in future World Athletics occasions, as these occasions are the preeminent monitor and area and working competitions on the earth.

The World Athletics Council met in Budapest this previous weekend for his or her 231st assembly in preparation for the upcoming 2023 World Athletics Championships, now simply days away.

Amongst totally different matters on the desk, the World Athletics Council mentioned and finalized the placement for a number of future World Athletics Collection occasions. 

In a press launch revealed yesterday, August 14, 2023, the World Athletics Council confirmed the host cities for 3 of those future World Athletics Collection occasions.

Listed below are the upcoming publish cities which were introduced:

  • San Diego, California, USA has been awarded the 2025 World Athletics Street Working Championships.
  • Copenhagen, Denmark has been awarded the 2026 World Athletics Street Working Championships
  • Eugene, Oregon, USA has been awarded the 2026 World Athletics U20 Championships.

Within the press launch, World Athletics President Sebastian Coe stated: 

“We’re grateful that so many nice cities all over the world are excited by internet hosting our occasions and we’re delighted with the standard of the candidates we’ve got had to select from to host these World Athletics Collection occasions over the following three years. The usual of bids is so excessive that we want to encourage those that weren’t profitable at present to proceed speaking to us about staging future occasions.”

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This would be the first 12 months that the World Athletics Street Working Championships is being contested.

The occasion will happen on October 1, 2023, in Riga, Latvia.

The inaugural 2023 World Athletics Street Working Championships will embrace championship distances of 1 mile, 5km, and half marathon.

Starting in 2025, the World Athletics Street Working Championships is slated to develop into an annual occasion, which is why San Diego, USA has already been chosen for 2025 and Copenhagen, Denmark, has been chosen for 2026 as the long run host cities in a aggressive bidding course of.

The World Athletics Council additionally introduced that Lima, Perú, has been reinstated because the host metropolis of the 2024 World Athletics U20 Championships, as beforehand scheduled.

Again in April of this 12 months, the Peruvian Athletics Federation knowledgeable World Athletics that political instability, social unrest, and pure disasters that had been then going down in Peru had been putting the Federation and the native organizing committee (LOC) ready the place Lima could be unable to stage the World Athletics U20 Championships subsequent 12 months.

Nevertheless, the state of affairs in Lima, Peru has happily stabilized, and the Peruvian Federation has confirmed that it’s now again ready to host the occasion from August 26-31, 2024. 

These ought to all be thrilling occasions and a real honor for the host cities. 

You’ll be able to learn to watch the World Athletics Championships, beginning Saturday, August 19, 2023, right here.



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