Tickets for the 2022 World Athletics Championships at Hayward Field are now on sale ©Getty Images

Tickets have today gone on sale for the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, marking the one-year-to-go milestone.

The refurbished Hayward Field in Eugene is due to host the action from July 15 to 24 next year.

"This is the first time the World Athletics Championships will be hosted in the United States and we know demand will be high," said Sarah Massey, chief executive of Organising Committee Oregon22.

"We are excited to welcome the world to Oregon a year from now in a global celebration of our sport."

Max Siegel, chief executive of USA Track and Field (USATF), added: "For Team USATF fans, this is the opportunity of a lifetime to see US athletes take on the best of the rest of the world on the global stage, at home, on US soil."

The event was originally scheduled to have taken place this year, but got pushed back to 2022 when the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were delayed by 12 months.

"The ticket launch is a major milestone in the preparation for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22, the first time our flagship event has been held on US soil," said World Athletics President Sebastian Coe.

"In little more than a year, the greatest athletes in the world will gather in the state-of-the-art, purpose-built track and field venue of Hayward Field.

"The competition schedule has been carefully designed to allow multi-talented athletes to contest all traditional doubles, so this will be the perfect stage for our athletes to show just how extraordinary they are.

"There’s nothing like being there, so don’t miss out."

Hayward Field has been refurbished in advance of the 2022 World Athletics Championships ©Getty Images
Hayward Field has been refurbished in advance of the 2022 World Athletics Championships ©Getty Images

London 2012 400 metres champion Sanya Richards-Ross, a four-time US Olympian and Oregon22 Board member, added: "Hayward Field will provide the best spectator experience ever for a World Athletics Championships, with fans as close to the action as possible.

"There is no doubt in my mind that every single session will sell out, and sell out fast, for a Championships that is already shaping up to be 'The Best of All Worlds'."

Price categories reflect the seating section location in the stadium, and pricing bands differ depending on the event finals contested per session.

Additional temporary seating will be added to the 12,900-seat venue to maximize the number of fans who can attend.

Organisers have committed to making many tickets affordable, with 50 per cent of all tickets on public sale costing $100 (£72/€84) or less.

Adult pricing begins at $25 (£18/€21) and children’s tickets are cheaper than $10 (£7/€8.50) for select sessions.

Special commemorative prices for the action on July 22 will honour several world records achieved by American athletes at World Championships throughout history.

With finals in the women’s 400m hurdles and the men's and women’s 400m taking place that evening, a tribute to one-lap races was in order.

A total of 400 tickets will be priced at $52.16 (£37.74/€44.16), the world record Dalilah Muhammad set in the 400m hurdles at the World Championships in Doha in 2019.

Another 400 tickets will be priced at $43.18 (£31.25/€36.56), the world record Michael Johnson set in the 400m at the 1999 World Championships in Seville.

Additionally, all children’s tickets on July 22 will be priced at $8.95 (£6.48/€7.58) to mark Mike Powell’s long jump world record from the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo.