Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Athletics—track and field stars shine
Always one of the most popular sports at the Games, the athletics schedule features a whole host of events from track and field, marathon and road running. You can both buy and sell Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Athletics tickets on StubHub.
48 different events
The Tokyo Games will feature no fewer than 48 different forms of athletics, ranging from track events, both short distance (100m, 200m, 110m hurdles) and long distance (5,000m, 10,000m, 3,000m steeplechase), to field disciplines, such as the shot put, javelin and high jump, to road events, including the marathon and 50km walk. Men and women compete in each of the disciplines, and both genders will participate in the same race, the 4x400 mixed relay, for the very first time in 2021. All the track and field action will be staged at Tokyo’s Stadium, while the road events will be staged in the less humid city of Sapporo. The action gets underway on the 31st of July with the women’s 800m heats and concludes on the 9th of August with the men’s marathon. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see one of the flagship sports of the Games; check out the range of Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Athletics tickets on offer at StubHub.
Several names aiming to be the new Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt may have retired since the 2016 Games in Rio but there are still plenty of big names ready to take centre stage in his absence. On the track, USA 100m runner Christian Coleman, Bahamian 200m and 400m runner Shaunae Miller-Uibo and reigning 800m champion David Rudisha are all expected to make headlines, while those tipped to reach the top of the podium in the field events include Australian javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Barber, New Zealand pole vaulter Eliza McCartney and neutral high jumper Mariya Lasitskene. Athletes from more than 100 different nations will take part across the 48 different events, from powerhouse nations such as USA, Jamaica and Great Britain to minnows like Samoa, Mongolia and Djibouti. With more medals handed out than any other discipline, athletics is undoubtedly one of the must-see sports of every Games. Take a look at the various Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Athletics tickets available on StubHub. You can also purchase tickets for other athletics competitions such as the Athletics World Cup, European Athletics Championships and the IAAF Diamond League.