World Athletics unveils new global championship to decide season’s ‘ultimate’ performers

New Delhi, June 03, 2024.

The international athletics body on Monday launched a new season-ending championship that will offer a record prize money of USD 10 million and pit the world and Olympic champions and Diamond League winners against each other to decide the season’s ultimate performers.

The tournament is named the ‘World Athletics Ultimate Championship’ and it aims to reach a broader audience.

Track and field sports global governing body World Athletics (WA) called it a “groundbreaking” championship that will “transform the athletics calendar and define which athlete is the best of the best.”