For the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019, Doha will host 3,500 athletes from 205 countries, as well as around 10,000 international guests, 30,000 spectators from outside Qatar, and more than 2,000 media personnel. Doha is the first city in the Middle East to host this event in the history of the games, edging out Eugene (USA) and Barcelona in the 2014 bid. Eugene will have its turn in 2021.
The World Athletics Championships is the third-biggest sporting event in the world, and this year will be broadcast in more than 200 countries. HyperActive Broadcast has prepared and delivered 12 EVS 8Ch XT3s to NEP UK for its coverage of the event.