2019 IAAF WORLD INDOOR TOUR - ONE WEEK TO GO

The 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour, a series of the six finest indoor meetings on the planet, kicks off one week from today with the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on 26 January.

Staged over the course of 26 action-packed days, the series includes stops in Karlsruhe (2 February), Torun (6 February), Madrid (8 February) and Birmingham (16 February) before reaching its final destination Düsseldorf on 20 February where the series winners will be crowned, awarded their US$20,000 prize bonuses and handed the first wildcard entries for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Nanjing 2020.

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.

NEW COMPETITION ORDER RULE INTRODUCED IN JUMPING AND THROWING EVENTS

The series will also introduce a rule change this year in the jumping and throwing events. In addition to the re-order in reverse ranking after the first three rounds, another re-order will be added after the fifth round.

 

2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour
26 January – Boston
2 February – Karlsruhe
6 February – Torun
8 February – Madrid
16 February – Birmingham
20 February – Dusseldorf
Orlando Ortega wins the 60m hurdles at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Torun (Jean-Pierre Durand)