2023 World Athletics Championships

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World Athletics Championships
Budapest 2023
Host cityBudapest
CountryHungary
Organiser(s)World Athletics, Hungarian Athletics Association
Edition19th
Events48
Dates19 August — 27 August 2023[1]
Main venueNational Athletics Centre

The 2023 World Athletics Championships (Hungarian: 2023-as atlétikai világbajnokság), the nineteenth edition of the World Athletics Championships, are scheduled to be held from 19 August to 27 August 2023 in Budapest, Hungary.[2][3]

The city of Budapest had previously stated an interest to host the 2007 World Championships, but withdrew and it was eventually held in Osaka.[4]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Track[edit]

Chronology: 2019 | 2021 | 2023 | 2025 | 2027
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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200 metres
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400 metres
details
800 metres
details
1500 metres
details
5000 metres
details
10,000 metres
details
Marathon
details
110 metres hurdles
details
400 metres hurdles
details
3000 metres steeplechase
details
20 kilometres walk
details
35 kilometres walk
details
4 × 100 metres relay
details
4 × 400 metres relay
details
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

* Indicates the athletes only competed in the preliminary heats and received medals.

Field[edit]

Chronology: 2019 | 2021 | 2023 | 2025 | 2027
Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Pole vault
details
Long jump
details
Triple jump
details
Shot put
details
Discus throw
details
Javelin throw
details
Hammer throw
details
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Combined[edit]

Chronology: 2019 | 2021 | 2023 | 2025 | 2027
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Decathlon
details
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women[edit]

Track[edit]

Chronology: 2019 | 2021 | 2023 | 2025 | 2027
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
200 metres
details
400 metres
details
800 metres
details
1500 metres
details
5000 metres
details
10,000 metres
details
Marathon
details
100 metres hurdles
details
400 metres hurdles
details
3000 metres steeplechase
details
20 kilometres walk
details
35 kilometres walk
details
4 × 100 metres relay
details
4 × 400 metres relay
details
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

* Indicates the athletes only competed in the preliminary heats and received medals.

Field[edit]

Chronology: 2019 | 2021 | 2023 | 2025 | 2027
Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Pole vault
details
Long jump
details
Triple jump
details
Shot put
details
Discus throw
details
Hammer throw
details
Javelin throw
details
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Combined[edit]

Chronology: 2019 | 2021 | 2023 | 2025 | 2027
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Heptathlon
details
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Mixed[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
4 × 400 metres relay
details

Venue[edit]

The championships will be held in the National Athletics Centre in Budapest, which will be built, and have a capacity of 36,000.

Entry standards[edit]

World Athletics announced that athletes would qualify by their World Athletics Rankings position, wild card (reigning world champion or 2022 Diamond League winner) or by achieving the entry standard.[5]
To qualify as a Wild Card you had to be one of the following things:


[6] Countries who had no male and/or no female athletes who had achieved the Entry Standard or considered as having achieved the entry standard (see above) or a qualified relay team, could enter one unqualified male athlete OR one unqualified female athlete in one event of the championships (except the road events and field events, combined events, 10,000 m and 3000 m steeplechase).

Event Men Quota Women Quota
100 metres 10.00 48 11.08 48
200 metres 20.16 48 22.60 48
400 metres 45.00 48 51.00 48
800 metres 1:44.70 56 1:59.80 56
1500 metres / Mile 3:34.20 / 3:51.00 56 4:03.50 / 4:22.00 56
5000 metres 13:07.00 42 14:57.00 42
10,000 metres / 10 km road 27:10.00 27 30:40.00 27
Marathon 2:09:00 100 2:28:00 100
3000 metres steeplechase 8:15.00 36 9:23.00 36
110/100 metres hurdles 13.28 40 12.78 40
400 metres hurdles 48.70 40 54.90 40
High jump 2.32 m (7 ft 7+14 in) 36 1.97 m (6 ft 5+12 in) 36
Pole vault 5.81 m (19 ft 12 in) 36 4.71 m (15 ft 5+14 in) 36
Long jump 8.25 m (27 ft 34 in) 36 6.85 m (22 ft 5+12 in) 36
Triple jump 17.20 m (56 ft 5 in) 36 14.52 m (47 ft 7+12 in) 36
Shot put 21.40 m (70 ft 2+12 in) 36 18.80 m (61 ft 8 in) 36
Discus throw 67.00 m (219 ft 9+34 in) 36 64.20 m (210 ft 7+12 in) 36
Hammer throw 78.00 m (255 ft 10+34 in) 36 73.60 m (241 ft 5+12 in) 36
Javelin throw 85.20 m (279 ft 6+14 in) 36 63.80 m (209 ft 3+34 in) 36
Decathlon/Heptathlon 8460 24 6480 24
20 kilometres race walk 1:20:10 50 1:29:20 50
35 kilometers race walk 2:29:40 50 2:51:30 50
4 × 100 metres relay Top 10 at the 2023 World Athletics Relays
+ 6 from Top Lists
16 Top 10 at the 2023 World Athletics Relays
+ 6 from Top Lists
16
4 × 400 metres relay Top 10 at the 2023 World Athletics Relays
+ 6 from Top Lists
16 Top 10 at the 2023 World Athletics Relays
+ 6 from Top Lists
16
4 × 400 metres relay mixed Top 12 at the 2023 World Athletics Relays
+ 4 from Top Lists
16 Top 12 at the 2023 World Athletics Relays
+ 4 from Top Lists
16

Target numbers[edit]

At the end of the qualification period, the 2023 World Athletics Rankings will be published. They were used to invite additional athletes to the World Championships where the target number of athletes had not been achieved for that event through other methods of qualification.

The maximum of three athletes per country in individual events was not affected by this rule. Member federations retained the right to confirm or reject athlete selections through this method.

Where the highest ranked athletes were from a country that already had three entrants for the event, or where member federations had rejected an entrant, the next highest ranked athlete became eligible for entry via the world rankings.

Area Champions[edit]

The following regulations shall applied for Automatic Qualification to the 2023 World Athletics Championships (not applicable for relays and marathon).
1. The Area Champion (in each individual event to be contested at the World Championships) automatically qualifies for the World Championships, irrespective of whether his performance has reached the Entry Standard. This does not apply to 10,000 m, 3000 m Steeplechase, Combined Events, Field Events and Road Events where the entry of the athlete will be subject to the approval of the Technical Delegates
2. The Area Champion shall be the one who has achieved the title either in 2021, 2022, or 2023
3. The Member Federation of the Area Champion will have the ultimate authority to enter the athlete or not, based on its own domestic standard or qualification system
4. If the Member Federation of the Area Champion enters the athlete, he will be considered as having achieved the Entry Standard
5. If the Area Champion, for whatever reason, is not entered, his quota will not be delegated to the second placed athlete and the normal entry rules and conditions apply
6. For those Area Championships that do not have certain events, the Area Associations can organize alternate Area-specific event Championships with conditions conforming to Area Championships Regulations. World Athletics shall be notified of such alternative Championships at least one month in advance of the events being held [7]

Media coverage[edit]

In the United States, television rights to the championships belong to NBC Sports.[8]

Schedule[edit]

Event schedule[9]
Saturday, August 19, 2023
Time (EST) Gender Event Division Round
EST Time Track Events
2:50 AM M 20 km Race Walk Final
4:35 AM Mixed 4x400 m relay Prelim
5:05 AM W 100 m hurdles Heptathlon
5:35 AM M 3000 m steeplechase Prelim
6:35 AM M 100 m Prelim
7:15 AM W 1500 m Prelim
1:05 PM M 1500 m Prelim
1:40 PM M 100 m Prelim
2:30 PM W 200 m Heptathlon
2:55 PM W 10,000 m Final
3:47 PM Mixed 4x400 m relay Final
EST Time Field Events
4:30 AM M Shot Put Prelim
6:00 AM M Hammer Throw Prelim (A)
6:20 AM W High Jump Heptathlon
6:25 AM W Long Jump Prelim
7:40 AM M Hammer Throw Prelim (B)
1:05 PM M Shot Put Heptathlon
1:10 PM M Discus Throw Prelim (A)
1:35 PM W Triple Jump Prelim
2:35 PM M Shot Put Final
2:40 PM M Discus Throw Prelim (B)
Sunday, August 20, 2023
Time (EST) Gender Event Division Round
EST Time Track Events
1:15 AM W 20 km Race Walk Final
3:35 AM W 400 m Prelim
4:25 AM M 400 m Prelim
5:25 AM M 400 m hurdles Prelim
6:15 AM W 100 m Prelim
7:05 AM M 110 m hurdles Prelim
10:35 AM M 100 m Semi-Final
11:05 AM W 1500 m Semi-Final
11:35 AM M 1500 m Semi-Final
12:00 PM W 800 m Heptathlon
12:35 PM M 10,000 m Final
1:10 PM M 100 m Final
EST Time Field Events
3:00 AM W Discus Throw Prelim (A)
3:50 AM W Long Jump Heptathlon
4:30 AM W Discus Throw Prelim (B)
4:35 AM M High Jump Prelim
6:00 AM W Javelin Throw Heptathlon (A)
7:05 AM W Javelin Throw Heptathlon (B)
10:55 AM W Long Jump Final
11:50 AM M Hammer Throw Final
Monday, August 21, 2023
Time (EST) Gender Event Division Round
EST Time Track Events
12:50 PM W 400 m hurdles Prelim
1:35 PM M 400 m hurdles Semi-Final
2:05 PM M 110 m hurdles Semi-Final
2:35 PM W 100 m Semi-Final
3:10 PM W 400 m Semi-Final
3:40 PM M 110 m hurdles Final
3:50 PM W 100 m Final
EST Time Field Events
12:40 PM W Pole Vault Prelim
1:40 PM W Triple Jump Final
2:30 PM M Discus Throw Final
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Time (EST) Gender Event Division Round
EST Time Track Events
12:40 PM W 100 m hurdles Prelim
1:20 PM M 800 m Prelim
2:25 PM W 400 m hurdles Semi-Final
3:00 PM M 400 m Semi-Final
3:30 PM W 1500 m Final
3:42 PM M 3000 m steeplechase Final
EST Time Field Events
1:55 PM M High Jump Final
2:20 PM W Discus Throw Final
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Time (EST) Gender Event Division Round
EST Time Track Events
4:05 AM W 800 m Prelim
5:10 AM W 5000 m Prelim
6:05 AM W 200 m Prelim
6:50 AM M 200 m Prelim
1:45 PM W 3000 m steeplechase Prelim
2:40 PM W 100 m hurdles Prelim
3:15 PM M 1500 m Final
3:35 PM W 400 m Final
3:50 PM M 400 m hurdles Final
EST Time Field Events
4:15 AM M Pole Vault Prelim
4:20 AM W Javelin Throw Prelim (A)
5:15 AM M Long Jump Prelim
5:55 AM W Javelin Throw Prelim (B)
1:00 PM W Hammer Throw Prelim (A)
1:10 PM M Triple Jump Prelim
1:35 PM W Pole Vault Final
2:35 PM W Hammer Throw Prelim (B)
Thursday, August 24, 2023
Time (EST) Gender Event Division Round
EST Time Track Events
1:00 AM M 35,000 m race walk Final
1:00 AM W 35,000 m race walk Final
1:00 PM M 5000 m Prelim
1:45 PM W 200 m Semi-Final
2:20 PM M 200 m Semi-Final
2:50 PM M 800 m Semi-Final
3:25 PM W 100 m hurdles Final
3:35 PM M 400 m Final
3:50 PM W 400 m hurdles Final
EST Time Field Events
1:30 PM M Long Jump Final
2:15 PM W Hammer Throw Final
Friday, August 25, 2023
Time (EST) Gender Event Division Round
EST Time Track Events
4:05 AM M 100 m Decathlon
1:30 PM M 4x100 m relay Prelim
2:00 PM W 4x100 m relay Prelim
2:25 PM W 800 m Semi-Final
3:05 PM M 400 m Decathlon
3:40 PM W 200 m Final
3:50 PM M 200 m Final
EST Time Field Events
4:10 AM M Javelin Throw Prelim (A)
4:20 AM M High Jump Prelim
4:55 AM M Long Jump Decathlon
5:45 AM M Javelin Throw Prelim (B)
6:20 AM M Shot Put Decathlon
12:30 PM M High Jump Decathlon
1:35 PM M Triple Jump Final
2:20 AM W Javelin Throw Final
Saturday, August 26, 2023
Time (EST) Gender Event Division Round
EST Time Track Events
1:00 AM W Marathon Final
4:05 AM M 110 m hurdles Decathlon
1:30 PM M 4x400 m relay Prelim
1:55 PM W 4x400 m relay Prelim
2:30 PM M 800 m Final
2:50 PM M 5000 m Final
3:25 PM M 1500 m Decathlon
3:40 PM M 4x100 m relay Final
3:50 PM W 4x100 m relay Final
EST Time Field Events
4:25 AM W Shot Put Prelim
5:00 AM M Discus Throw Decathlon
6:05 AM M Discus Throw Decathlon
8:00 AM M Pole Vault Decathlon
1:05 PM M Javelin Throw Decathlon (A)
1:25 PM M Pole Vault Final
2:10 PM M Javelin Throw Decathlon (B)
2:15 PM W Shot Put Final
Sunday, August 27, 2023
Time (EST) Gender Event Division Round
EST Time Track Events
1:00 AM M Marathon Final
2:10 PM M 5000 m Final
2:45 PM W 800 m Final
3:10 PM W 3000 m steeplechase Final
3:37 PM M 4x400 m relay Final
3:47 PM W 4x400 m relay Final
EST Time Field Events
2:05 PM W High Jump Final
3:20 PM M Javelin Throw Final

References[edit]

  1. ^ Change of dates for World Athletics Championships Budapest 2023, Executive Board appoints three new members World Athletics
  2. ^ "IAAF COUNCIL MAKES KEY DECISIONS IN MONACO". IAAF. December 4, 2018.
  3. ^ "Magyarország történelmi sportsikere; Budapesten rendezik a 2023-as atlétikai világbajnokságot" (in Hungarian). Atletika.hu. December 4, 2018.
  4. ^ "2007 IAAF World Championships in Athletics will be held in Osaka". World Athletics. November 15, 2002.
  5. ^ "Qualifying systems approved for World Athletics Championships Budapest23" (PDF). World Athletics. August 19, 2022. Retrieved August 19, 2022.
  6. ^ World Athletics Qualification System World Athletics 2023 World Athletics Championships 19 August 2022
  7. ^ Qualification system published for World Athletics Championships Budapest 23 World Athletics 19 August 2022
  8. ^ "NBC Sports Group & World Athletics Partner on Long-Term Media Rights Agreement for World Championships in Track and Field". NBC Sports. November 23, 2020. Retrieved January 9, 2021.
  9. ^ "Timetable released for World Athletics Championships Budapest 23". World Athletics. Retrieved August 26, 2022.