The 19th World Athletics Indoor Championships 2024 is scheduled to take place from 1–3 March 2024 at the Commonwealth Arena in Glasgow, United Kingdom. Organized by World Athletics, this international indoor track and field competition marks the third occasion, following Birmingham in 2003 and 2018, that the World Indoor Championships will be held in the UK, and it will be the first time in Scotland.
Previously, Glasgow hosted the European Athletics Indoor Championships in 1990 and 2019, with both events held at the Commonwealth Arena. This championship will serve as a crucial milestone in the qualification process for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics occurring five months later.
The schedule for the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships features an array of track and field events for men and women, with competitions spread across three days from March 1 to March 3. The events include sprints like the 60m and 400m, middle distance races such as the 800m and 1500m as well as longer distances like the 3000m.
Hurdles, relays (4 × 400m), high jump, pole vault, long jump, triple jump, shot put, and heptathlon for men, along with pentathlon for women, are among the diverse disciplines scheduled. Each day comprises both morning (M) and evening (E) sessions, with heats, rounds, semifinals, and finals providing an exciting display of athletic prowess.
In the men’s category key events like the 60m hurdles and 4 × 400m relay unfold while disciplines like high jump, pole vault, long jump, and triple jump showcase the versatility of track and field athletes. The heptathlon, a test of multi-disciplinary skills, culminates in a final on the last day. For women, the schedule is similarly packed with events such as the 60m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, and 3000m. The 60m hurdles and 4 × 400m relay add excitement along with high jump, pole vault, long jump, and triple jump. The shot put and pentathlon are also significant events providing a well rounded and captivating program for spectators and athletes alike during this prestigious indoor championship.