Know Your Sport - Athletics

The sport of athletics at these Games is split into three distinct sets of events: track and field events, road running events, and racewalking events. A total of 48 events will be held.

Published : Jul 21, 2021 16:32 IST

The track events:

  1. 100m (Men/Women)
  2. 200m (Men/Women)
  3. 400m (Men/Women)
  4. 800m (Men/Women)
  5. 1,500m (Men/Women)
  6. 5,000m (Men/Women)
  7. 10,000m (Men/Women)
  8. 110m Hurdles (Men)
  9. 100m Hurdles (Women)
  10. 400m Hurdles (Men/Women)
  11. 3,000m Steeplechase (Men/Women)
  12. 4 x 100m Relay (Men/Women)
  13. 4 x 400m Relay (Men/Women)
  14. 4 x 400m Mixed Relay

The field evemts:

  1. High Jump (Men/Women)
  2. Pole Vault (Men/Women)
  3. Long Jump (Men/Women)
  4. Triple Jump (Men/Women)
  5. Shot Put (Men/Women)
  6. Discus Throw (Men/Women)
  7. Hammer Throw (Men/Women)
  8. Javelin Throw (Men/Women)

The Road events:

  1. 20km Race Walk (Men/Women)
  2. Marathon (Men/Women)
  3. 50km Race Walk (Men)

Combined events:

  • Decathlon (Men)
  • Heptathlon (Women)
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