BEIJING, Sporting Alert – The opening day of the 2015 IAAF World Championships gets underway on Friday (Saturday morning local time). Live Streaming of the World Championships will be on IAAF YouTube Page below … Also the following is the schedule for the first two sessions.

Live – IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 Youtube Page 

Over 2,000 athletes from more than 200 countries are expected to compete at the championships, which will be staging its first major athletics championships since the 2008 Summer Olympics Games. Several track and field superstars will be on show at the championships, but none bigger than Jamaica’s world sprint double record holder Usain Bolt, who was the star man seven-years-ago at the Beijing Olympics where he won three gold medals and broke three world records, including the men’s 100m and 200m marks.

Bolt, the reigning sprint double world champion is expected to be challenged by the on form and the undefeated Justin Gatlin, who leads the world over both the 100m and 200m this season. American Tyson Gay and Jamaican former world record holder Asafa Powell, back to running close to his best, will also challenge Bolt in the sprints.

Day 1 Schedule – August 22

Start List For Events on Day 1

Morning Session
M Marathon Final
W 100 Metres Hurdles Heptathlon
M Hammer Throw Qualification Group A 
W Shot Put Qualification
W High Jump Heptathlon
M 3000 Metres Steeplechase Heats
M Hammer Throw Qualification Group B
W 1500 Metres Heats
M 800 Metres Heats
M 100 Metres Preliminary Round

Afternoon Session
W Shot Put Heptathlon
M 400 Metres Hurdles Heats
M Pole Vault Qualification
W Triple Jump Qualification
M 100 Metres Heats
W Shot Put Final
W 200 Metres Heptathlon
M 10,000 Metres Final


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