100.12 (?): [quote]“In all competitions (except World Indoor and Outdoor Championships) and Olympic Games, events may be held in a different format that provided under the IAAF technical rules…”
to me this leaves the door wide open to most meets being run in a manner/order most suited to the organizer and I am not sure if that is necessarily good
I’m hoping that this is the beginning of attempts to create meets more suitable for TV. This allows for meets to only have a few prestige events and still be used as qualifiers for Worlds, from my understanding.