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IAAF World Championships in Athletics

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The World Championships in Athletics is an event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations. It is one of the largest sporting events in the world, and depending on how it is measured, possibly smaller only than the Olympic Games and the Football World Cup. Originally, it was organised every four years, but this changed in 1991, and it has since been organised biennially.

Events

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
1 1983 Helsinki Finland August 7 - August 14 1983 Olympiastadion
2 1987 Rome Italy August 28 - September 6 1987 Stadio Olimpico
3 1991 Tokyo Japan August 23 - September 1 1991 National Olympic Stadium
4 1993 Stuttgart Germany August 13 - August 22 1993 Gottlieb Daimler Stadium
5 1995 Gothenburg Sweden August 5 - August 13 1995 Ullevi
6

1997

Athens Greece August 1 - August 10 1997 Olympic Stadium
7 1999 Seville Spain August 20 - August 29 1999 Olympic Stadium
8 2001 Edmonton Canada August 3 - August 12 2001 Commonwealth Stadium
9 2003 Paris (Saint-Denis) France August 23 - August 31 2003 Stade de France
10 2005 Helsinki Finland August 6 - August 14 2005 Olympiastadion
11 2007 Osaka Japan Nagai Stadium
12 2009 Berlin Germany Olympiastadion

See also

IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics

1985 | 1987 | 1989 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2004 | 2006

External links

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