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World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia20

News17 Oct 2020

How to follow and watch the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020


Peres Jepchirchir, Joshua Cheptegei and Netsanet Gudeta - contenders at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 (© Getty Images)

Last update: 11:55 - 16 Oct

The World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 take place in the northern Polish city on Saturday, 17 October, and you can follow all the action on the World Athletics website, its associated platforms, and via more than 20 broadcasters or a live stream that will beam the action around the world.

About 250 athletes from more than 50 teams are expected to take part in Saturday's races, which follow a looped 5km circuit around Gdynia’s city centre before finishing on its main beach on the Baltic Sea coast. The men's race features world 5000m and 10,000m record-holder Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda, while the women's features a face-off between half marathon world record-holders Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya and Ethiopia's Ababel Yeshaneh.

To help keep fans up to speed on the latest updates from Gdynia, this page will be updated as necessary until the gun sounds the start of the competition at 11am local time (GMT+2) on Saturday.

How and where to watch

The sole World Championships event to take place in 2020 will be broadcast in the territories listed below. Fans from all other territories will have access to a live stream on the World Athletics YouTube Channel from 10:50am-2:30pm CEST (GMT+2).

Kenya - NTV
South Africa - Supersport
Pan Sub-Saharan Africa - Supersport

Argentina and South America - TyC Sports
Brazil - Globo and Globosat
Canada - CBC
Jamaica - Television Jamaica
USA - NBC Universal and NBC (Olympic Channel)

China - CCTV

Belarus - BTRC
Denmark - TV2
Israel - The Sports Channel
Italy - RAI
Hungary - M4 Sport
Netherlands - NPO
Norway - NRK
Pan Balkans - Arena Sport
Poland - TVP
Russia - Match TV
Turkey - TRT
United Kingdom - BBC

Australia - Eurosport Australia
New Zealand - Sky Network NZ

*Check local listings for broadcast times in your area.

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Follow the action

- Live blog and results
- Timetable, start lists and results
- Entry lists by country
- Entry lists by event
- World Half Marathon Championships Facts and Figures, edited by Mark Butler
- Men's biographies
- Women's biographies
- Official programme
- Flash interviews

Catch up

- Men's preview
- Women's preview
- Course, scoring and prize money details
How World Half organisers have adapted to ensure event can go ahead in 2020
- Video highlights of past editions

Social media

- World Athletics: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
- Local organisers: Website | Facebook | Instagram

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