World Athletics Championship today – timetable and TV schedule for 26/08/2023

We’ve reached the second weekend of the tournament, which means that there are now just two days to go before the 2023 World Athletics Championships are done and dusted. Before we reminisce about what a fantastic competition it’s been, let’s first look to the final few days in Budapest, starting with Saturday.

World Athletics Championships Day 8 Schedule
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So, what can we expect from day eight inside Budapest’s National Athletics Centre? Well, outside of the stadium, the day will begin with the women’s marathon. Inside the stadium, in the morning, there will be action from the men’s decathlon, as well the qualification for the women’s shot put. Later on in the evening, things will hot up as the men’s pole vault final takes place, while there’s also the small matter of the men’s 800 metres final. See below for the full schedule of events taking place on day eight of the competition.

Schedule for day eight of the World Athletics Championships

Day eight will consist of both a morning session and an afternoon/evening session. Here is the full schedule:

Morning session on day eight

07:00 – Women’s Marathon (Final)

10:05 – Men’s 110 Metres Hurdles (Decathlon)

10:25 – Women’s Shot Put (Qualification)

11:00 – Men’s Discus Throw (Decathlon – Group A)

12:05 – Men’s Discus Throw (Decathlon – Group B)

14:00 – Men’s Pole Vault (Decathlon)

Evening session on day eight

19:05 – Men’s Javelin Throw (Decathlon – Group A)

19:25 – Men’s Pole Vault (Final)

19:30 – Men’s 4×400 Metres Relay (Heats)

19:55 – Women’s 4×400 Metres Relay (Heats)

20:10 – Men’s Javelin Throw (Decathlon – Group B)

20:15 – Women’s Shot Put (Final)

20:30 – Men’s 800 Metres (Final)

20:50 – Women’s 5000 Metres (Final)

21:25 – Men’s 1500 Metres (Decathlon)

21:40 – Men’s 4×100 Metres Relay (Final)

21:50 – Women’s 4×100 Metres Relay (Final)

TV schedule for day eight

Those who can’t take their eyes of the television screen will be pleased to know that there’s once again plenty of coverage to get stuck into on the second day of the World Championships. On day two, BBC will be showing live coverage on both BBC Two and BBC one. You can , watch even more of the live action by tuning into the BBC Red Button.

Here are Saturday’s full TV timings:

Saturday 26th August

BBC Two: 5:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

BBC Red Button: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

BBC One: 6:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

For those who are busy on Saturday, as many will be, then there is the option of tuning into BBC’s highlights package. As always, highlights of each day’s action will be shown at 9:00 p.m. on BBC Three.

Live streaming info for the World Championships

Nowadays, lots of people prefer to use live streams. If that’s you, then you’ve got the option to stream the action via the BBC Sport website. Anything that is live on one of the BBC TV channels will also be live on the BBC Sport website. All of the live coverage will naturally be available to view via BBC iPlayer too.

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