IAAF World Challenge

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IAAF World Challenge
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2017 IAAF World Challenge
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Sport Athletics
Founded 2010
Continent Europe, Asia, North America, Oceania, Africa
Official website IAAF World Challenge

The IAAF World Challenge is an annual global circuit of fourteen one day athletics competitions organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Started in 2010 it comprised the second level (after the IAAF Diamond League) of athletics meetings over the season and replaced the IAAF Grand Prix.

IWC meetings 2017[edit]

Meet Date Stadium City Country
Jamaica International Invitational 20 May Independence Park Kingston  Jamaica
Golden Grand Prix 21 May Todoroki Athletics Stadium Kawasaki  Japan
Grande Premio Brasil Caixa de Atletismo 3 June Arena Caixa Atletismo São Bernardo do Campo  Brazil
Fanny Blankers-Koen Games 11 June Fanny Blankers-Koen Stadion Hengelo  Netherlands
Paavo Nurmi Games 13 June Paavo Nurmi Stadium Turku  Finland
Golden Spike Ostrava 27–28 June Městský Stadion Ostrava  Czech Republic
Meeting de Atletismo Madrid 14 July Centro Deportivo Municipal Moratalaz Madrid  Spain
ISTAF 27 August Olympiastadion Berlin  Germany
Hanzekovic Memorial 29 August Stadion SRC Mladost Zagreb  Croatia

IWC meetings history[edit]

Key:   current meeting

Meeting 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Years
Golden Spike Ostrava X X X X X X X X 8
Fanny Blankers-Koen Games X X X X X X X X 8
Meeting de Atletismo Madrid X X X X X X X X 8
Hanžeković Memorial X X X X X X X X 8
Grande Premio Brasil Caixa de Atletismo X X X X X X X 7
Rieti Meeting X X X X X X X 7
Melbourne Track Classic X X X X X X X 7
Jamaica International Invitational X X X X X X X 7
Golden Grand Prix X X X X X X X 7
Meeting Grand Prix IAAF de Dakar X X X X X X 6
Meeting International Mohammed VI d'Athlétisme de Rabat X X X X X X 6
Ponce Grand Prix de Atletismo X X X X X X 6
IAAF World Challenge Beijing X X X X 4
Colorful Daegu Pre-Championships X X X 3
Moscow Challenge X X X 3
Brothers Znamensky Memorial X X 2
Osaka Grand Prix X 1
Paavo Nurmi Games X 1


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