THE WEEK AHEAD IN ATHLETICS, 12-18 AUGUST

—- The information in this advisory has been compiled to assist media in following the main developments in athletics over the coming week. It summarises the competitions and stories that will be covered on the IAAF website and its social media channels.

 

Monday 12 August

Feature: Ethiopia’s marathon-running siblings Abera and Dibabe Kuma
Social media: Three more finals from the IAAF World Championships London 2017 published on the IAAF’s YouTube channel; weekend action review

Tuesday 13 August

Feature: Australian javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Barber

Wednesday 14 August

News: Summary of the available places in the IAAF Diamond League finals ahead of Birmingham
Social media: Wednesday wallpaper

Thursday 15 August

Feature: Focus on rising female leaders in African athletics

Friday 16 August

Preview: IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham

Saturday 17 August

News: Pre-competition updates ahead of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham
Series: Fab five – celebrations at the World Championships

Sunday 18 August

News: How to follow the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham
Report: IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham

 

In case you missed it:

Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas broke the Pan-American Games triple jump record with a world-leading 15.11m leap in Lima. Multiple world and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton and 2016 world indoor pentathlon champion Brianne Theisen-Eaton have been named as ambassadors for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

 


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