Commonwealth Games athletics and para-athletics schedule

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The 22nd Commonwealth Games is currently taking place in Birmingham, with more than 5,000 athletes competing in 280 medal events over 11 action-packed days.

One of the most important events on the sports calendar is athletics, which will take place over the course of six days at Alexander Stadium. Here’s a full schedule of what’s to come and the major events taking place.

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England’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson hopes for gold at this year’s Games (Getty Images)

When will Athletics take place at the 2022 Commonwealth Games?

Athletics will take place from Tuesday, August 2nd to Sunday, August 7th, 2022.

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How to watch the 2022 Commonwealth Games on TV

Full coverage of all events is provided by the BBC. Matches will be broadcast on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Three. Coverage will also be available on BBC iPlayer, the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

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The ones to watch at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Women’s Heptathlon, Wednesday 3 August: Katarina Johnson-Thompson is aiming for a return to the top as she seeks her first heptathlon title in three years. She is the defending champion who won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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Women’s 100m Final, Wednesday 3 August: Team England were dealt a major blow when Dina Asher-Smith was forced out of games due to a hamstring injury. However, there could still be cause for England celebrations as Daryll Neita defeated Asher-Smith to finish the 100m and 200m doubles at the British Championships.

Men’s 100m Final, Wednesday 3 August: Defending Commonwealth champion Akani Simbine will be looking for another strong performance at this year’s game after the South African made it to the World Cup final for a third straight season.

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Women’s 800m Final, Saturday 6 August: After narrowly missing out on gold at the World Athletics Championships, Keely Hodgkinson is aiming for gold after reaching the women’s 800m final. Hodkinson appeared during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by breaking the British 800m record previously held by Kelly Holmes in 1995.

Men’s 1500m Final, Saturday 6 August: Jake Wightman produced a sensational performance at the 2022 IAAF World Championships by becoming the first Briton to win the 1500m in 39 years. He won bronze on the Gold Coast in 2018 but is aiming for a gold medal after an incredible performance at the World Athletics Championships.

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Full Schedule for Athletics and Para Athletics at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Wednesday 3 August

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  • Women’s 400m Round 1 – 10.30am
  • Heptathlon Long Jump Women – 10.50am
  • Men’s 800m Round 1 – 11.20am
  • Men’s T11/12 100m lap 13:00 – 12:02
  • Men’s 400m run 1:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m
  • Men’s High Jump Final – 7:00 p.m
  • Javelin throw in the women’s heptathlon – 19:08
  • Men’s 100m Semifinals – 7:10pm
  • Women’s 100m Semifinals – 7:35pm
  • Women’s 10,000m Final – 8pm
  • Women’s Shot Put Final – 8:05 p.m
  • Men’s F42-44/61-64 Discus Throw Final – 8.45pm
  • Women’s Heptathlon 800m – 9pm
  • Men’s T37/38 100m Final – 9.20pm
  • Men’s 100m Final – 9.30pm
  • Women’s 100m Final – 9.45pm

Thursday, August 4th

  • Women’s Hammer Throw Qualifying Round – 10am
  • Men’s 100m Decathlon – 10.15am
  • 200m Women, Round 1 – 10.25am
  • Decathlon Long Jump Men – 11am
  • Women’s High Jump Qualification – 11.05am
  • Men’s 1500m Round 1 – 11.25am
  • Men’s 200m Round 1 – 11.45am
  • Decathlon Shot Put Men – 12.20pm
  • Discus throw women F42-44/61-64 – 7:00 p.m
  • Decathlon High Jump Men – 7:02 p.m
  • Women’s 400m Hurdles, Round 13 – 7:38pm
  • Men’s Long Jump Final – 7:42 p.m
  • Men’s T11/12 100m Final – 8.10pm
  • Women’s T53/54 1500m Final – 8.25pm
  • Men’s Discus Throw Final – 8:35pm
  • Men’s 400m Decathlon – 9pm
  • Men’s 110m hurdles final – 9.44pm

Friday 5 August

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  • Men’s 110m hurdles decathlon – 10.15am
  • Women’s 100m Hurdles, Round 1 – 10.26am
  • Men’s Decathlon Discus Throw – 10.45am
  • 1500m Women, Round 1 – 11.15am
  • Men’s 4 x 400m Relay, Round 1 – 11:37 am
  • Women’s Long Jump Qualifying Round – 11.40am
  • Men’s Decathlon Pole Vault – 12:26 p.m
  • Men’s Triple Jump Qualifying Round – 7:05 p.m
  • Shot Put Men’s Final – 7.06pm
  • Men’s 200m semi-finals – 7:09 p.m
  • Women’s 400m Semifinals – 7:32 p.m
  • Men’s Decathlon Javelin Throw – 7:52 p.m
  • Men’s T53/54 1500m Final – 7:55pm
  • Women’s 200m Semifinals – 8.15pm
  • Women’s Triple Jump Final – 8:35pm
  • Men 400m semi-finals – 9pm
  • Men’s 1500m Decathlon – 9:27 p.m
  • Women’s 3000m Steeplechase Final – 9.42pm

Saturday August 6th

  • Women’s High Jump Final – 10.17am
  • Women’s F55-57 Shot Put Final – 10.20am
  • Women’s 10,000m Walk Final – 10.30am
  • Men’s Hammer Throw Final – 11:48 am
  • Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Final – 11.50am
  • Women’s 4x 100m Relay, Round 1pm – 12.15pm
  • Men’s 4x 100m relay race 1:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m
  • Men’s 1500m Final – 1.10pm
  • Women’s Hammer Throw Final – 7pm
  • Pole Vault Men’s Final – 7.10pm
  • Women’s 400m hurdles final – 7.30pm
  • Women’s 800m Final – 7:45pm
  • Men’s 5000m Final – 8.10pm
  • Men’s 400m hurdles final – 8.45pm
  • 200m Men’s Final – 9.18pm
  • Women’s 200m final – 9.44pm

Sunday 7 August

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  • Men’s Triple Jump Final – 10.15am
  • Women’s 100m hurdles final – 10.25am
  • Men’s 400m Final – 10.45am
  • Women’s 400m Final – 11am
  • Men’s 10,000m Final – 11.20am
  • Women’s Javelin Final – 11.35am
  • Men’s 4x100m Relay Finals – 12.40pm
  • Women’s 4 x 100m Relay Final – 00:54
  • Women’s Long Jump Final – 7:05 p.m
  • Women’s 1500m Final – 7:20pm
  • 800m Men’s Final – 7.35pm
  • Men’s Javelin Final – 7.40pm
  • Women’s 5000m Final – 7:45pm
  • Men’s 4 x 400m Relay Final – 8.30pm
  • Women’s 4 x 400m Relay Final – 9pm