The Wanda Diamond League encompasses 32 Diamond Disciplines, following a championship style model. Athletes earn points at the 13 series meetings to qualify for the final of their discipline.
At each of the 13 series meetings, Athletes are awarded 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 or 1 points for ranking 1st to 8th respectively. The top 6 in the field events, top eight for 100m-800m and the top 10 for 1500m and long disctances will qualify for the Final. In case of a tie, the best legal performance of the qualification phase wins.
The Final 3 format, which is trialled throughout the season in horizontal and technical disciplines, will not be used in the Wanda Diamond League Final.
The winner of each Diamond Discipline at the Final will become "Diamond League Champion" and be awarded a Diamond Trophy, USD 30'000 prize money and a wild card for the World Athletics Championships (certain conditions apply).
Qualification points at series meetings:
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plus rewards for 9th-12th place finishers in distance races and ninth-lane runners in sprints.