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Friday, September 2, 2011

2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics

The World Championships in Athletics is an event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Originally, it was organised every four years, but this changed in 1991, and it has since been organised biennially(every two years)
The 13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics(2011) is being held in Daegu,South Korea from August 27,2011 to September 4 , 2011


Ideals and slogan

Daegu has chosen 'Dream, Passion, and Challenge' as its ideals to pursue with the world. We believe that 'Dream' would help unite the world into one global community, where national borders and cultural differences will be overcome by 'Passion', which would develop camaraderie within the IAAF Family. It is out 'Challenge' to prevail over human limitations and inspire future generations of champions with our ideals.

Official Mascot

Derived from the Sapsal-gae, an indigenous canine breed that originated from Daegu and its regions, which is recognised as 'Natural Monument No. 368' in Korea




Official Logo

The logo of the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 features the new IAAF competition logo and the LOC's local element

 1943 Athletes from 203 National Teams participate in the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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