World Athletic Championship Oregon22 Hayward Field
10 Days
179 countries
1700+ athletes

This was Oregon22.

From records on the track to world-class research, in 2022 the University of Oregon became the first-ever host of a World Athletics Championship on American soil, shining a light on Hayward Field like never before.

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Viewers Worldwide

Oregon women's track
Optimizing Performance for the Human Race

The Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon is fast-tracking scientific discoveries into new treatments, technologies and training protocols.

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UO Launching Initiative to Increase Gender Equity Globally Within Track and Field

The effort, which aims to address the lack of women and under-represented communities in the sport’s leadership positions, will get underway with a forum July 19.

Celebrate Women in Sports



Students Reporting from the Sidelines

In the School of Journalism and Communication’s Track Bureau class, students go from novice to expert in track and field reporting, culminating in live coverage of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.

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Worlds Oregon22 Hayward Field
Sports Event Planning with Air Quality in Mind

UO researchers seek to understand public tolerance for poor air quality and preferred methods for receiving event updates.

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