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World Athletics: Accreditation opens for 227th World Athletics Council Meeting – 9-10 March 2022

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The 227th World Athletics Council Meeting will take place via teleconference on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 March 2022 and will be chaired by World Athletics President Sebastian Coe.

A virtual press conference is scheduled at 17:00 CET (tbc) on the second day of the Council Meeting. It will be held as a teleconference via Zoom with a maximum number of 300 participants.

The media briefing is open to all media representatives. Those wishing to join the call must apply to by 10am CET Wednesday 9 March so we are able to accommodate numbers.

Please note: there is strictly no live coverage from the Council Meeting and the meeting itself will not be transmitted in any form.

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The media briefing will be streamed live on the World Athletics YouTube channel. More details will follow this week.

A media release summarising the discussions and decisions of the Council Meeting will be issued and published on the World Athletics website that evening.

Media accreditation process
A confirmation with the necessary link from World Athletics will be required to access the media teleconference. There are 300 available Zoom links and they will be distributed dependent upon pre-registration on a first-come-first-served basis and the provision of the following information when applying:

  • Applicant’s name
  • Function or title
  • Nationality
  • Email address (for the link to join the call)
  • Mobile telephone number (for each person registering)
  • Name of media organisation being represented
  • City where the media organisation has its headquarters
  • Sports editor’s name and email address

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Deadline for applications: 10am CET, Wednesday 9 March 2022.

All requests for media accreditation are to be sent by email only to:

All successful applications will receive a confirmation email.

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