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World Athletics Championships

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Established
1983 (39 years old)

First Recorded Event
2021-07-02

Current Season
2022

Sport
Athletics

Location
Worldwide

Gender
Mixed

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Latest Results
Diamond League Womens 100 metres Final (28 Aug 2021)
Müller British Grand Prix Mens 100 metres Final (13 Jul 2021)
Müller British Grand Prix Womens 100 metres Final (13 Jul 2021)
Müller British Grand Prix Mens 400 metres Final (13 Jul 2021)
Diamond League Mens Triple Jump Final (13 Jul 2021)
Diamond League Womens Triple Jump Final (09 Jul 2021)
Diamond League Womens Javelin Throw Final (09 Jul 2021)
Diamond League Womens Pole Vault Final (09 Jul 2021)
Diamond League Mens High Jump Final (09 Jul 2021)
Diamond League Mens 400 metres Hurdles Final (09 Jul 2021)

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The World Athletics Championships are a biennial athletics competition organized by World Athletics (formerly IAAF, International Association of Athletics Federations). The World Championships were started in 1976 in response to the International Olympic Committee dropping the men's 50 km walk from the Olympic programme for the 1976 Montreal Olympics, despite its constant presence at the games since 1932. The IAAF chose to host its own world championship event instead, a month and a half after the Olympics. It was the first World Championships that the IAAF had hosted separate from the Olympic Games (traditionally the main championship for the sport). A second limited event was held in 1980, and the inaugural championships in 1983, with all the events, is considered the official start of the competition. Until 1980, the Olympic champions were considered as reigning World Champions. At their debut, these championships were then held every four years, until 1991, when they switched to a two-year cycle since.

Seasons

2021

Teams

France Athletic

Great Britain A

Jamaica Athleti
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USA Athletics

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