2022 World Athletics Championships
July 15 - July 24
The World Athletics Championships is the biennial world championship of Athletics, started in 1976 in response to the men’s 50 km walk being removed from the Olympic programme ahead of the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal.
The next edition was due to be held between the 6th and 15th August 2021, however this was moved back by a year following the postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics. The 2022 World Athletics Championships will now take place between the 15th and 24th July 2022 at Hayward Field in the city of Eugene in Oregon, USA.
Which events are held at the World Athletics Championships?
There are 49 athletics Men’s, Women’s and Mixed events held at the World Athletics Championships including:
- 100 metres
- 4 x 100 metre relay
- 200 metres
- 400 metres
- 4 x 400 metre relay
- 4 x 400 metre relay (mixed)
- 800 metres
- 1500 metres
- 5000 metres
- 10,000 metres
- 3000 metres steeplechase
- 110 metre (men)/100 metre (women) hurdles
- 400 metre hurdles
- High Jump
- Pole Vault
- Long Jump
- Triple Jump
- Shot Put
- Discus Throw
- Hammer Throw
- Javelin Throw
- Decathlon (Men)/Heptathlon (Women)
- 20km race walk
- 50km race walk
How do I get to the 2022 World Athletics Championships?
Hayward Field is located on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
Eugene Airport is located approximately 10 miles from downtown Eugene and the University of Oregon. The airport has domestic flights to US destinations such as Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, Portland as well as others.
The closest international airport is Portland International Airport, the largest airport in Oregon. The airport is approximately 2 hours north of Eugene, with direct international flights to destinations such as Canada, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom
Driving directions from Eugene Airport –
Follow Highway 99 until it becomes West Seventh Avenue. Get in the right lane and follow West Seventh Avenue until it becomes Franklin Boulevard. Get in the right lane and follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate and right again onto East Thirteenth Avenue.
Driving directions from Portland and the North –
From I-5 South, take Exit 194B onto I-105 West. Take Exit 2, keep left and follow the signs to the UO. Proceed in the left lane over the Ferry Street Bridge, exiting onto Broadway, which becomes Franklin Boulevard. Follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate and right again onto East Thirteenth Avenue.
Driving directions from Ashland and the South –
From I-5 North, take Exit 192 for OR-99/Franklin Boulevard toward Eugene. Continue under the I-5 bridge and merge onto Franklin Boulevard OR-99/126.
Driving directions from the Oregon Coast –
Take Highway 126 East until it becomes West Eleventh Avenue. Follow West Eleventh Avenue to Garfield Street and turn left. Take Garfield to West Seventh Avenue and turn right. Get in the right lane and follow West Seventh Avenue until it becomes Franklin Boulevard. Get in the right lane and follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate and right again onto East Thirteenth Avenue.
Driving directions from Bend and the East –
Take Highway 126 West through Springfield which becomes I-105 in Eugene after you cross over I-5. Take Exit 2, the Coburg Road exit ramp; keep left at the fork in the ramp. Go straight onto southbound Coburg Road, which becomes the Ferry Street Bridge. Stay in the left lane on the bridge, exiting onto Broadway, which becomes Franklin Boulevard. Follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate and right again onto East Thirteenth Avenue.
Where to stay in Eugene
How do I get tickets to the 2022 World Athletics Championship?
Tickets have yet to go on sale for the 2022 World Athletics Championships, however the latest information will be available on the official website. You can register on the website to stay up to date with the latest updates.
World Athletics Championship Official Website: https://worldathleticschamps.com/oregon21
Hayward Field Official Website: https://hayward.uoregon.edu
World Athletics Official Website: www.iaaf.org/competitions/iaaf-world-championships