DISCIPLINES CONFIRMED FOR 2019 IAAF WORLD INDOOR TOUR
The third edition of the indoor tour will kick off in Boston (USA) on 26 January, with stops in Karlsruhe (Germany) on 2 February, Torun (Poland) on 6 February, Madrid (Spain) on 8 February, Birmingham (Great Britain) on 16 February, before the finale in Dusseldorf (Germany) on 20 February.
The tour will feature 11 point-scoring disciplines (those that were not part of this year’s tour programme), five for men – 400m, 1500m, 60m hurdles, high jump, long jump – and six for women – 60m, 800m, 3000m/5000m, pole vault, triple jump and shot put. The distribution of the events between the six meetings has been published today.
Each athlete’s best three results will count towards their point score and the athlete with the most points in each discipline at the end of the tour will be declared the winner at the finale in Dusseldorf and receive the US$20,000 bonus. The winners of each individual event will receive US$3000 with the tour offering a combined prize purse of US$570,350.