COVID Again Postpones World Indoor Athletics Championships until 2025; The World Indoor Athletics Championships, scheduled for next year in China, were again postponed until March 2025, organizers said Thursday.
The event, scheduled to take place in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, has been postponed since the start of the pandemic in 2020.
The IAAF said in a statement that “this decision was taken… due to persistent epidemiological conditions “while expressing” regret “at the decision.
“We are disappointed that we have had to postpone this event again because of circumstances beyond our control,” said the federation’s president, Sebastian Coe.
The 2024 tournament, to be held in Glasgow, will continue as planned.