2023 World Relays track meet postponed

The next edition of the World Relays, a relays-only international track meet, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The 2023 World Relays, scheduled for May 13-14 in Guangzhou, China, has been pushed to April and/or May 2025 “due to the ongoing pandemic conditions,”

according to World Athletics, citing the local organizing committee and the Chinese track and field federation.

World Relays, which debuted in 2014, have been held in odd years since 2015. The last edition was in Poland in May 2021.

However, a World Relays will be held in 2024 as an Olympic qualifier for the 2024 Paris Games. The host of that meet will be awarded on Nov. 30, according to World Athletics.