Where was the World Championships in Athletics held in 2011?
The 13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics ( Korean: [제13회 세계육상선수권대회]) was an international athletics competition that was held in Daegu, South Korea. It started on 27 August 2011 and finished on 4 September 2011. The United States topped the medal standings in the competition with 28 (12 gold, 9 silver, and 7 bronze).
Who was disqualified from the 2011 World Championships in Athletics?
On 4 November 2011 the IAAF reported that 2 of the 468 urine samples had produced adverse analytical findings. The samples of Portuguese runner Sara Moreira, a finalist in the women’s steeplechase, and Korean relay runner Hee-Nam Lim had both tested positive for methylhexaneamine. Analysis of blood samples is still ongoing.
Where was the 2009 World Athletics Championships held?
Among the intent candidates were Casablanca (Morocco) and Split (Croatia), both of which were failed bidders for the 2009 World Championships in Athletics. The Spanish candidate was rumored to be either Madrid or Valencia, but Spain eventually settled for Barcelona as a candidate for the 2013 World Championships in Athletics.
Who was the winner of the 2007 World Athletics Championships?
The IAAF announced Daegu as the winning candidate at the IAAF Council Meeting in Mombasa on 27 March 2007. Its victory was based on “the quality of the stadiums and [meeting] the need for good crowds.” IAAF’s officials also praised Daegu’s “ambition and challenging spirit” as key to its winning bid.
Who are the winners of the World Championships in Athletics?
Most of the field events ended with new winners, but Dwight Phillips retained the long jump title, becoming only the second man after Ivan Pedroso to win four golds at the World Championships in this event.