Weltklasse Zurich is an annual athletics event with global appeal. After all, the word weltklasse in the title means world-class! A month after the Tokyo Olympics finishes, the 2021 edition of Weltklasse Zurich takes place over two days at two different locations in the city of Zurich.
Weltklasse Zurich - the final of the Diamond League
The event is one of the largest invitation-only track and field events on the planet. Weltklasse Zurich is one of the 11 Diamond League events that take place all over the world, serving as the final of the whole league. The other Diamond League events take place in Gateshead, Doha, Rome, Oslo, Stockholm, Monaco, London, Shanghai, Eugene, Lausanne, Paris, Brussels and Rabat.
Weltklasse Zurich timetable
Here's an overview of the schedule:
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Sechseläutenplatz
- 4.30pm: Pre-programme
- 5pm: Start of main programme
- 5.30pm: Start TV broadcast
- 7.30pm: End of event
The competitions taking place on Wednesday are the 5.000m Women, 5.000m Men, High Jump Women, Long Jump Women, Long Jump Men, Shot Put Women and Shot Put Men.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Letzigrund Stadium
- 6pm: Pre-programme
- 7pm: Start TV broadcast & main programme
- 10pm: Diamond Trophy Ceremony & Closing Ceremony
- 10.15pm: End of event
The competitions timetabled for Thursday are the High Jump Men, as well as the following, with separate events each for men and women: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500, 100m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles, 3.000m Steeple, Pole Vault, Triple Jump, Discus and Javelin Throw.
Watch Weltklasse Zurich 2021
Whether you're watching from the comfort of home or making your way to see the event in person, the 2021 edition is set to be very special. Buy your tickets on the Weltklasse Zurich website. There are special ticket rates for families with kids. If the event is cancelled due to coronavirus, ticket holders are guaranteed a refund.