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Budapest to host 2023 World Athletics Championships

AFP  |  Monaco 

The Hungarian capital of will host the 2023 World Athletics Championships, the IAAF announced Tuesday.

The next worlds will take place in in 2019 before going to Eugene, United States, in 2021.

It will be the first time has hosted the worlds, having previously hosted

The city was the sole candidate under a new IAAF system that saw away with traditional bidding campaigns in favour of a consultation process.

expressed its interest in hosting the 2023 worlds after its candidacy for collapsed early last year.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 20:55 IST