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The World Championships in Athletics is the jewel in the crown of the IAAF World Athletics Series competition programme, the third-largest sporting event in the world after the Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup. The event in overall numbers…
  • Nine competition days: 2,000 athletes: 200 countries: 10,500 officials and volunteers: More than US$7,000,000 in prize money: Up to 500,000 stadium spectators: 6 billion Global TV viewers in 190 countries: US$80 million economic impact
Lessons from Berlin (25/08/09)