The 2011 IAAF World Championships are under way!


The 2011 IAAF World Track & Field Championships are underway in Daegu South Korea. Five native Missourians are apart of Team USA while several others with Missouri ties will also be involved. Deagu is 14 hours ahead of Missouri and Central Standard Time. Here is the first day’s schedule and the webcast and television schedule. I’ll have another post tonight before 11pm with info on all of the Missouri connections and info about the athletes. The first Missourian to compete will be Matt Tegenkamp in the 10,000 which will be Sunday morning at 5:30 CST.

Schedule
All times local to Daegu, South Korea, which is 14 hours ahead of Missouri Daylight Time.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
9:00 am
W
Marathon
Final
10:00
M
100 Meters
Decathlon
10:05
W
Discus Throw
Qualification
10:35
W
3000 Meters Steeplechase
Heats
10:40
M
Pole Vault
Qualification
11:00
M
Long Jump
Decathlon
11:25
W
Discus Throw
Qualification
11:30
W
100 Meters
Preliminary Round
12:05 pm
M
800 Meters
Heats
12:50
M
Shot Put
Decathlon
12:55
M
100 Meters
Preliminary Round
8:00
M
High Jump
Decathlon
8:05
W
400 Meters
Heats
8:30
M
Hammer Throw
Qualification
9:00
W
10,000 Meters
Final
9:15
W
Long Jump
Qualification
9:45
M
100 Meters
Heats
10:00
M
Hammer Throw
Qualification
10:40
M
400 Meters
Decathlon
Friday & Saturday Webcast Schedule
Date Time Event Website
Aug. 26 8 p.m. ET Day 1 – Morning Session universalsports.com
Aug. 27 6 a.m. ET Opening Ceremony + Day 1 – Evening Sessionn universalsports.com
8 p.m. ET Day 2 – Morning Session universalsports.com
Cost: 14.99 for eight day meet
Friday & Saturday Television Schedule
Date Time Event Network
Aug. 26 8 p.m. ET Day 1 – Morning Session Universal Sports
Aug. 27 1:30 p.m. ET NBC 3 p.m. ET Day 1 – Evening Session Universal Sports
10 p.m. ET Day 2 – Morning Session Universal Sports

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