August wakes up athletics
Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The coming month of August will mark the return of the field and world track, if the health crisis that plagues the planet allows it, as reflected by the World Athletics.
The governing body of universal athletics aired an emergency calendar to resume the season, forcedly stopped in March due to the growing spread of the new coronavirus, and in which the indoor World Championship had to be rescheduled for the same month of 2021.
In the first days of August, the organization plans that the countries hold their national championships and by the 14th, Monaco will be making its usual Diamond League stop, followed by Lausanne (September 2), Brussels (September 4), Shanghai (September 19) and Eugene (October 4).
The Diamond League, as the attractive contest is now known, will not have the final gala in Zurich in 2020, nor will the winners of each phase accumulate points to take the award at the end of the circuit, so the champion will be the winner of the last date.
The return of the king sport only left one event belonging to the world series: Gdynia, a city in Poland, will host the meeting of the world in the half marathon on October 17, while in the youth category, scheduled in Nairobi, it will still be await confirmation.
World Athletics, like other sports federations, is making a notable effort to rescue as many events in an atypical season due to the worldwide impact of the Covid-19 pandemic that reached more than 180 nations and is still strongly affecting many of them.
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