The IAAF World Championships, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Originally held every four years, first in 1983, the current two-year cycle began in 1991. It is commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics.
The 2017 IAAF World Championships are the 16th edition and are scheduled start from 4th August 2017 in London, United Kingdom. This championship is to be sprinter Usain Bolt’s and distance runner Mo Farah’s last.
Hedgehog is the official mascot of the IAAF World Championships, 2017.
Whizbee the Bee will be the official mascot of the World Para Athletics Championships, which takes place at the London Stadium from 14-23 July.