2019 IAAF World Challenge: Schedule Announced

IAAF World Challenge

The schedule for the 2019 IAAF World Challenge was announced by IAAF. Second-tier series of this event will be held in 9 cities in 9 countries on 3 continents.

The World Challenge series will begin with the Jamaica International Invitational in Kingston, then two week later the Bragança Paulista near Sao Paolo will be held before crossing over the Pacific to Osaka, Japan for the Seiko Golden Grand Prix.

The series will resume in Europe after a little break, with stops at some of the most famous competitions, including the Fanny Blankers Koen Games in Hengelo, the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku and Ostrava’s Golden Spike.

Full Calendar:

  • 4 May – Jamaica International Invitational, Kingston (National Stadium), JAM
  • 18 May – Grande Premio Brasil de Atletismo, Bragança Paulista (National Training Centre), BRA
  • 19 May – Seiko Golden Grand Prix Osaka, Osaka (Nagai Stadium), JPN
  • 9 Jun – FBK Games, Hengelo (Blankers-Koen Stadion), NED
  • 14 Jun – Paavo Nurmi Games, Turku (Paavo Nurmi), FIN
  • 20 Jun – Ostrava Golden Spike, Ostrava (Mestský Stadion), CZE
  • 7 Jul – Meeting Madrid, Madrid (venue TBC), ESP
  • 1 Sep – ISTAF Berlin, Berlin (Olympiastadion), GER
  • 3 Sep – IWC Zagreb, Zagreb (Sports Park Mladost), CRO

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