XIII World Championships in AthleticsThe biggest sports event on the planet in 2011, begins in 4 days tomorrow.
..with nine days of competition running from Saturday 27 August to Sunday 4 September 2011 inclusive.
The list of impressive statistics from the last IAAF World Championships held two years ago confirms the magnitude of this event – 2000 athletes from over 200 national teams, 10,500 officials and volunteers, 4000 media representatives and 500,000 spectators expected.
The track events will take place on a Mondo surface, the SPORTFLEX SUPER X PERFORMANCE , a vulcanized natural rubber surface that provides maximum elasticity and unparalleled durability. This high-performance track is renowned for its shock absorption and optimal energy return; its ideal blend of speed and comfort minimizes the occurrence of injuries.
Together with the main track Mondo will also supply a complete set of high performance athletic equipment that has been recently renovated together and in cooperation with Iaaf. The equipment range presented for the first time in Daegu will be characterized by a brand new design and a new surprising color and it will be completely personalized.