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Beijing – day by day Altis viewing schedule

Day 5 sees Merritt, Buehler and Thomas go in the 110m Hurdles qualifying, as well as the women's Pole Vault finals and men's 200m semi finals.
Ellie Spain

Ellie Spain

ALTIS Director of Education

With the final countdown underway, and the action starting in Beijing Saturday, we have put together a comprehensive viewing guide for fans wishing to follow all the action from all 17 Altis athletes – as they run, jump, and throw in the Chinese capital this coming week.

Championship Timetable

For a full breakdown of all the action from Beijing click here for the official IAAF website – listing timetables, live results, and flash interviews.

Internet Live Streams

Live streams are available from both the IAAF’s YouTube page, as well as Watch Athletics’ site – allowing you to stay up to date wherever you are.

IAAF Live Stream

Watch Athletics Live Stream

Television Broadcasts

If you’re viewing from the USA, Universal Sports and NBC are broadcasting both live and tape-delayed coverage. Click here for the full schedule

For British viewers – see the BBC schedule featuring daily coverage.

Day by day breakdown of all the Altis action

We have listed the daily session times for viewers from around the globe as well as a daily breakdown of Altis athletes’ competition schedules. Remember to follow us at @AltisWorld and use the hashtag #CarryTheShield to send your messages of support to the Altis crew!

Day 1 – Saturday 22nd

Morning Session
7:35pm (Aug 21) – 2:00am (US Eastern)
11:35pm (Aug 21) – 5:00am (UTC/GMT)
1:35am (Aug 22) – 7:00am (Central European)
9:35am (Aug 22) – 4:00pm (Sydney, AUS)

Afternoon Session
10:30am – 1:30pm (UTC/GMT)
6:30am – 8:30am (US Eastern)
12:30pm – 3:30pm (Central European)
8:30pm – 11:30pm (Sydney, AUS)

The afternoon session features Steve Lewis & Brad Walker in the men’s PV qualifying at 18:40 local time, and Justyn Warner in the 100m heats at 19:20 local time.

Day 2 – Sunday 23rd

Morning Session
8:30pm (Aug 22) – 2:00am (US Eastern)
12:30pm (Aug 22) – 5:00am (UTC/GMT)
2:30 am (Aug 23) – 7:00am (Central European)
10:30am (Aug 23) – 4:00pm (Sydney, AUS)

The morning session sees Hafsa Kamara go at 12 noon local time in the women’s 100m heats.

Afternoon Session
6:30am – 8:30am (US Eastern)
10:30am – 1:30pm (UTC/GMT)
12:30pm – 3:30pm (Central European)
8:30pm – 11:30pm (Sydney, AUS)

100m Semi-Finals are at 19:10, with the finals at 21:15 – look out for Justyn Warner.

Day 3 – Monday 24th

Morning Session
1:35am – 3:30am (UTC/GMT)
9:30pm – 11:30pm (US Eastern)
3:30am – 5:30am (Central European)
11:30am – 1:30pm (Sydney, AUS)

Tori Pena is first to go today – with the women’s Pole Vault qualifying kicking off at 09:30, followed closely by the men’s Long Jump qualifying at 10:00 featuring Greg Rutherford and Fabrice Lapierre.

Afternoon Session
11:00am – 1:45pm (UTC/GMT)
5:00am – 7:45am (US Eastern)
1:00pm – 3:45pm (Central European)
9:00pm – 11:45pm (Sydney, AUS)

The men’s Pole Vault finals start the evening off at 19:05 – look out for Steve Lewis and Brad Walker. The women’s 100m semi-finals also get underway at 19:40, followed by the finals at 21:35 – look out for Hafsa Kamara.

Day 4 – Tuesday 25th

Afternoon Session only
7:00am – 9:00am (US Eastern)
11:00am – 1:00pm (UTC/GMT)
1:00pm – 3:00pm (Central European)
9:00pm – 11:00pm (Sydney Australia)

The Men’s Long Jump final begins at 19:25 – look out for Greg Rutherford and Fabrice Lapierre. Anaso Jobdwana and Jeremy Dodson also begin their campaigns in the 200m – with heats starting at 19:30.

Day 5 – Wednesday 26th

Morning Session
9:30pm – 11:50pm (US Eastern)
1:30am – 3:50am (UTC/GMT)
3:30am – 5:50am (Central European)
11:30am – 1:50pm (Sydney Australia)

110m Hurdle heats get underway at 11:20, featuring an Altis trio of Aries Merritt, Matthias Buehler, and Mikel Thomas.

Afternoon Session
7:00am – 9:30am (US Eastern)
11:00am – 1:30pm (UTC/GMT)
1:00pm – 3:30pm (Central European)
9:00pm – 9:30pm (Sydney Australia)

The women’s Pole Vault final starts at 19:00 – watch out for Tori Pena, followed swiftly by the men’s 200m semi finals which take place at 20:30 – look out for Anaso Jobodwana and Jeremy Dodson.

Day 6 – Thursday 27th

Morning Session:
9:30pm – 11:50pm (26 AUG) (US Eastern)
1:30am – 3:50am (UTC/GMT)
3:30am – 5:50am (Central European)
11:30am – 1:50am (Sydney AUS)

The morning session features Vikas Gowda in the men’s Discus qualification – with the two pools scheduled for 09:30 and 10:50. Christabel Nettey will also be starting her campaign in the women’s Long Jump qualifying at 10:20, as will Lindsay Lindley and Isabelle Pedersen at 11:15 in the women’s 100m Hurdles qualifying.

Afternoon Session
7:00am – 9:00am (US Eastern)
11:00am – 1:00pm (UTC/GMT)
1:00pm – 3:00pm (Central European)

The men’s 110m Hurdles semi-finals start at 19:05 – look out for Aries Merrit, Matthias Buehler, and Mikel Thomas. The men’s 200m semi-finals go at 19:35 followed by the final at 20:55 – watch out for Anaso Jobodwana and Jeremy Dodson.

Day 7 – Friday 28th

Morning Session:
8:30pm – 11:50pm (27 AUG) (US Eastern)
12:30am – 3:50am (UTC/GMT)
2:30am – 5:50am (Central European)
10:30am – 1:50am (Sydney AUS)

Afternoon Session
4:15am – 9:45am (US Eastern)
8:15am – 1:45pm (UTC/GMT)
10:15am – 3:45pm (Central European)
6:15pm – 11:45pm (Sydney AUS)

The Altis evening kicks off with the women’s 100m Hurdles semis at 19:25 – watch out for Isabelle Pedersen and Lindsay Lindely. The women’s Long Jump final follows at 19:50 – look out for Christabel Nettey. This evening also sees the men’s 110m Hurdles final at 21:30 – watch out for Aries Merritt, Matthias Buehler, and Mikel Thomas. The women’s 100m Hurdles final follows swiftly after – look out for Lindsay Lindley and Isabelle Pedersen.

Day 8 – Saturday 29th

Morning Session
8:00pm – 2:00am (US Eastern)
12:00am – 6:00am (UTC/GMT)
2:30am – 8:00am (Central European)
9:30am – 3:00pm (Sydney, AUS)

Akeem Haynes starts his campaign alongside team-mate Justyn Warner who are both representing Team Canada in the 4x100m relay heats at 10:40 or 12:20. Anaso Jobodwana will also return to the track, to represent Team South Africa.

Afternoon Session
5:00am – 9:30am (US Eastern)
9:00am – 1:30pm (UTC/GMT)
11:am – 3:30pm (Central European)
7:00pm – 9:30pm (Sydney, AUS)

In the final Altis event of the championships look out for Vikas Gowda in the men’s Discus final, set to start at 19:50.

Day 9

Morning Session
7:30pm – 10:30pm (29 AUG) (US Eastern)
11:30pm – 2:30am (29 AUG) (UTC/GMT)
1:30am – 4:30am (Central European)
9:30am – 12:30pm (Sydney, AUS)

Afternoon Session
6:30am – 9:00am (US Eastern)
10:30am – 2:00pm (UTC/GMT0
12:30pm – 4:00pm (Central European)
8:30pm – 9:00pm (Sydney, AUS)

That concludes the Altis viewing guide for the 15th IAAF World Championships. Enjoy the action!

For all the latest updates from inside the stadium follow @AltisWorld on twitter and use the hashtag #carrytheshield
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