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World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Championships exist to crown the ultimate champions of the world in various athletics disciplines. This high-profile and prestigious event represents the pinnacle of achievement for our athletes. We have a billion people tuning in to witness the athletes performing at the peak of their powers and giving everything they have. With more than 20 nations competing from around the globe, it comprises 10 days of awe-inspiring competition from more than 2000 of the very best athletes, across 49 track and field disciplines, and reported by 3000 media, making this one of the largest sporting events in the world.

 Previous Edition: Doha, Qatar 2019

Next Editions: Oregon, USA 2022 & Budapest, HUN 2023

Bid process stage

Official launch & Bid Guide shared

Pre-qualification deadline
& verification

Completed bid
application deadline

Council selection
& announcement

2025 World Athletics Championships

November 2020

1 March 2021

1 September 2021

December 2021

Interested in finding out more? Download our Bid Guide and pre-qualification questionnaire:


(Insert documents to download

  • Bid Guide 2025 World Athletics Championships
  • Pre-Qualification Questionnaire)


To send back the filled in questionnaire, or should you require any more information on this event, please get in touch with our team at

You can download the event Bid Guide and Pre-Qualification Form from the 'Bidding' section here.