The Athletics competition at the 2009 Lusophony Games was held in the Estádio Universitário de Lisboa on July 12, July 13 and July 19, 2009.
Brazilian medalists Jorge Sena, Bruno Barros, Lucimar Teodoro, Luciana França, Lucimara da Silva, Fernanda Gonçalves, Josiane Tito were all later disqualified from their events as they failed their drug tests after systematic doping by their coach. Triple jump fourth placer Leonardo dos Santos was also disqualified. It is not clear whether medals were reassigned to other athletes.
- For full event details see Athletics at the 2009 Lusophony Games – Results