Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha. The World Athletics Championships 2019 have arrived with a host of events ready to thrill across a 10-day stint – live on free-to-air TV.
The World Athletics Championships 2019 have arrived with a host of events ready to thrill across a 10-day stint – live on free-to-air TV.
More than 70 British athletes are involved in the competition including sprint star Dina Asher-Smith and heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson.
Other top names including long-distance runner Laura Muir and sprinter Adam Gemili – who won a World Championship gold medal at London 2017 following an outrageous performance in the 4 x 100m relay race.
When are the World Athletics Championships 2019?
The World Athletics Championships start on Friday 27th September 2019 and last for 10 days until Sunday 6th October 2019.
Where are the World Athletics Championships 2019?
The action will take place in Doha, Qatar at the Khalifa International Stadium. Up to 40,000 spectators can fill the arena.
Longer events such as the race-walk and marathon will take place in the city itself.
The marathon in particular should be fascinating to watch with the race set to start at midnight through the lit-up Corniche in Doha.
How to watch World Athletics Championships 2019 on BBC
Full coverage of the World Athletics Championships will be available on BBC with a range of channels and platforms to soak up all the action.
BBC1, BBC2, BBC4 and the BBC Red Button all boast free-to-air coverage, while BBC iPlayer means you can keep up on the move.
BBC iPlayer is available on a range of devices from games console and smartphones to TVs and tablets.
Check out out daily guides below for full event schedules – including a ‘pick of the day’ event from Colin Jackson for every day of action.
Which sports are at the World Athletics Championships 2019?
- 3000m steeplechase
- 110m/400m hurdles
- High jump/Long jump/Triple jump
- Pole vault
- Shot put/Discus throw/Javelin throw/Hammer throw
- 20km/50km race walk
- 4 x 100m relay/4 x 400m relay
World Athletics Championships 2019 timetable – Day 6
All UK time
BBC2 (from 1: 45pm)
2: 35pm – 100m Decathlon (Men)
2: 45pm – Shot Build (Girls folks – Qualification)
3: 05pm – 100m Hurdles Heptathlon (Girls folks)
3: 30pm – Lengthy Soar Decathlon (Men)
3: 35pm – 1500m (Girls folks – Heats)
4: 00pm – Discus Throw (Girls folks – Qualification Crew A)
4: 15pm – High Soar Heptathlon (Girls folks)
4: 25pm – 5000m (Girls folks – Heats)
4: 50pm – Shot Build Decathlon (Men)
5: 25pm – Discus Throw (Girls folks – Qualification Crew B)
6: 05pm – 110m Hurdles (Men – Semi-Closing)
6: 30pm – Shot Build Heptathlon (Girls folks)
6: 35pm – 400m (Men – Semi-Closing)
6: 40pm – High Soar Decathlon (Men)
7: 05pm – 400m Hurdles (Girls folks – Semi-Closing)
7: 40pm – Hammer Throw (Men – Closing)
7: 50pm – 200m Heptathlon (Girls folks)
BBC1 (from 8: 00pm)
8: 35pm – 200m (Girls folks – Closing)
9: 00pm – 110m Hurdles (Men – Closing)
BBC2 (from 9: 00pm)