DOHA — The 2019 IAAF World Championships will get underway on Friday in Doha, Qatar and you can follow live coverage and online updates.
For the United States viewers, NBC Sports Network will have the live television coverage of Day 1, starting 9:30 a.m. ET, with the five-hour broadcast slated to roll until 2:00 p.m.
NBC Sports Gold’s will be providing the live track and field coverage and this gets going at 9:10 a.m. and it will end at 2:30 p.m.
The Olympic Channel broadcast runs from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., while the women’s marathon, the only final on the first day, will be on NBC Sports Gold and it takes place from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. You can also stream the championships live from the IAAF’s YouTube channel.
The men’s long jump qualification round is the first event on the first day, while the preliminary round of the men’s 100m is schedule for 9:35 a.m. before the heats get going at 11:05.
Also on Day 1 will be the men’s 400m hurdles and the 5000m, as well as the women’s 800m and 3000m steeplechase.
Meanwhile, World champion Katerina Stefanidi begins the defense of her women’s pole vault. She is also the Olympic champion.
Day Network Time (ET)
Day 1 – Friday, September 27 NBCSN 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Live)
NBCSN 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Same Day Delayed)
Olympic Channel 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Live)
NBC Sports Gold 9:10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Live – Track Events)
NBC Sports Gold 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Live – W Marathon)