The Wanda Diamond League rules

The Wanda Diamond League encompasses 24 Diamond Disciplines, following a championship style model. Athletes earn points at the qualification meetings to qualify for the final of their discipline.

Each of the disciplines is staged six times before the Final. At each of the 14 qualification meetings, Athletes are awarded 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 or 1 points for ranking 1st to 8th respectively. The top 8 (100m, 100/110m Hurdles, 800m and technical events except HJ/PV) or top 12 Athletes (1500m/long distance and HJ/PV) will be awarded a start at the Final. In the 200m, 400m and 400m Hurdles, the top 7 athletes qualify for the final. In case of a tie, the best legal performance of the qualification phase wins.

The winner at the Final of each Diamond Discipline will become "Diamond League Champion" and be awarded a Diamond Trophy, USD 50'000 prize money and a wild card for the World Athletics Championships (certain conditions apply).

Points at qualification meetings:

PlacePoints
1st8
2nd7
3rd6
4th5
5th4
6th3
7th2
8th1