The winter world championship on track and field athletics postponed due to the epidemic coronavirus infection

the world championship in athletics in the halls, which was to be held in Chinese Nanjing in March, was postponed for a year. The reason – the outbreak of coronavirus infection in China.

World Athletics for reasons of safety, decided to cancel the world championship in March 2020. The competition will be held in a year in Nanjing. The decision to postpone the competition to another country were not considered.

World Athletics was guided by the fact that the authorities of Nanjing, conducted a thorough preparation for the world Cup. And it was unfair to deprive the city of the tournament. So was the decision to postpone the competition for one year, when the epidemic is finished.