World Championships in Athletics in History

Events in Sport

  • 1983-08-07 1st World Championships in Athletics open at Helsinki, Finland

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1983-08-08 1st World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • 1983-08-10 1st World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in Men's Long Jump
  • 1983-08-14 1st World Championships in Athletics close at Helsinki, Finland
  • 1987-08-28 2nd World Championships in Athletics open at Rome, Italy
  • 1987-08-30 2nd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m after Ben Johnson is disqualified
  • 1987-09-05 2nd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in Men's Long Jump
  • 1987-09-06 2nd World Championships in Athletics close at Rome, Italy
  • 1991-08-23 3rd World Championships in Athletics open at Tokyo, Japan
  • 1991-09-01 3rd World Championships in Athletics close at Tokyo, Japan
  • 1991-09-25 3rd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m
  • 1993-08-13 4th World Championships in Athletics open at Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1993-08-22 4th World Championships in Athletics close at Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1995-08-05 5th World Championships in Athletics open at Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1995-08-13 5th World Championships in Athletics close at Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1997-08-01 6th World Championships in Athletics open at Athens, Greece
  • 1997-08-10 6th World Championships in Athletics close at Athens, Greece
  • 1999-08-20 7th World Championships in Athletics open at Seville, Spain
  • 1999-08-29 7th World Championships in Athletics close at Seville, Spain
  • 2001-08-03 8th World Championships in Athletics open at Edmonton, Canada
  • 2001-08-12 8th World Championships in Athletics close at Edmonton, Canada
  • 2003-08-23 9th World Championships in Athletics open at Saint-Denis, France
  • 2003-08-31 9th World Championships in Athletics close at Saint-Denis, France
  • 2005-08-06 10th World Championships in Athletics open at Helsinki, Finland
  • 2005-08-07 10th World Championships in Athletics: Justin Gatlin wins 100m
  • 2005-08-11 10th World Championships in Athletics: Justin Gatlin wins 200m
  • 2005-08-14 10th World Championships in Athletics close at Helsinki, Finland
  • 2007-08-24 11th World Championships in Athletics open at Osaka, Japan
  • 2007-09-02 11th World Championships in Athletics close at Osaka, Japan
  • 2009-08-15 12th World Championships in Athletics open at Berlin, Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2009-08-16 12th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt wins 100m

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt
  • 2009-08-20 12th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt wins 200m
  • 2009-08-23 12th World Championships in Athletics close at Berlin, Germany
  • 2011-08-27 13th World Championships in Athletics open at Daegu, South Korea
  • 2011-09-03 13th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt wins 200m
  • 2011-09-04 13th World Championships in Athletics close at Daegu, South Korea
  • 2013-08-10 14th World Championships in Athletics open at Moscow, Russia
  • 2013-08-11 14th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt wins 100m
  • 2013-08-17 14th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt wins 200m
  • 2013-08-18 14th World Athletics Championships close in Moscow, Russia
  • 2015-08-22 15th World Championships in Athletics open at Beijing, China
  • 2015-08-27 15th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt of Jamaica adds the Mens 200m gold to his 100m win
  • 2015-08-30 15th World Championships in Athletics close at Beijing, China