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Candidates confirmed for 2011 and 2013 World Championships in Athletics
Saturday 2 December 2006

Monte-Carlo - At its deadline of midnight on 1 December 2006, the IAAF had received confirmation of the candidatures of FIVE Member Federations seeking to host editions of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, in either 2011 or 2013.

The candidates are as follows:

Barcelona (ESP) – 2013 only

Brisbane (AUS) – 2011 & 2013

Daegu (KOR) – 2011 only

Göteborg (SWE) – 2011 & 2013

Moscow (RUS) – 2011 & 2013


Having received the candidates’ documentation, the IAAF will now study the bid files and then proceed with an evaluation visit of the cities.

The hosts of the 2011 and 2013 World Championships in Athletics will be selected and announced on the occasion of the IAAF Council Meeting in Mombasa, Kenya, on 27 March 2007.

The 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics will be held in Osaka, Japan in 2007, and the 12th edition of the championships will be hosted by Berlin, Germany in 2009.

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