Diamond League Returns to Lausanne: 5 Things to Look Out For

Diamond Disciplines for 2022 have been released by the Wanda Diamond League

Diamond Disciplines for 2022 have been released by the Wanda Diamond League
Tobi Amusan after breaking African record/ Pic: Zurich Diamond League

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A complete calendar of which disciplines will be held at which Wanda Diamond League meetings in 2022 is now available. The Wanda Diamond League will return in 2022, with 14 meetings and 32 disciplines pitting the world’s greatest athletes against one another. Diamond Disciplines for 2022 have been released by the Wanda Diamond League.

With the release of a detailed season schedule on Tuesday, fans will be able to see which disciplines will be held at which meetings, following the release of the calendar last month.

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Athletes will have up to seven opportunities to compete for Diamond League points in their chosen diamond discipline in the course of the season, as they bid for a place in the Wanda Diamond League Final in Zurich.

Each of the 13 series meeting will take place in a two-hour TV world programme and will stage at least 13 diamond disciplines.

At the end of the 13 series meetings, the athletes with the most points in each diamond discipline will qualify for a place in the final in Zurich on 7th-8th September.

As in 2021, Zurich will be the only meeting to stage every single diamond discipline, with all 32 Wanda Diamond League champions to be crowned over the course of a two-day season finale.

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The season calendar and the allocation of disciplines remain subject to change according to the global health situation in 2022.

A list of disciplines for each meeting will also be available under the ‘programme and results’ page on each individual meeting website.

As well as the diamond disciplines, each meeting will also be able to add non-point-scoring events to their programme. These additional disciplines will be published at a later date.

Source: diamondleague.com

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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