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Beijing hosts World Athletics Championships

August 22, 2015 - CHINA

The 15th World Athletics Championships will be held in China's capital city.

It is an event where all the greatest athletes in track and field assemble every two years to find out who is the best in the world at their individual event.

The first world championships took place back in 1976 in Malmo, Sweden.

Official website

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IAAF publishes entry standards for Beijing 2015

Date written/update: 2014-07-05