14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Moscow 2013

Date: 
Saturday, August 10, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, August 18, 2013 (All day)
Country: 
RU Russian Federation

The venue for the 14th IAAF World Championships, which will take place from August 10-18, 2013, will be Moscow’s impressive Luzhniki stadium that sits in the Olympic Complex of Luzhniki.

The site is one of the biggest sporting complexes in the world and most famously hosted the 1980 Olympic Games.

14th IAAF World Championships, Moscow 2013

See the Event and Results Website

Basic Information Guide from IAAF

 

CITY FACTS

Population: Circa 11 million

Airports: Domodedovo International, Sheremetyevo International and Vnukovo International

Climate: 23°C to 30°C - Humid continental climate

Currency: Russian Rouble

Time Zone: GMT+3

Altitude: 200m

ORGANISING MEMBER (OM)

All Russia Athletic Federation

Luzhnetskaya Nab 8

Moscow 119992 - Russia

Tel: +7 495 725 4642

Fax: +7 495 725 4641

E-mail: rus@mf.iaaf.org

Website: http://www.rusathletics.com

President: Valentin BALAKHNICHEV

General Secretary: Mikhail BUTOV

LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE (LOC)

14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics Moscow 2013

President

Alexander ZHUKOV

First Deputy Chairman

Vitaly MUTKO

Deputy Chairman

Valentin BALAKHNICHEV

Deputy Chairman/ Head of LOC Working Group

Alexander GORBENKO

Deputy Chairman

Pavel KOLOBKOV

Head/Director

Alexander POLINSKY

Deputy Director

P. VASSILYEV

CEO, Event Coordinator

Mikhail BUTOV

Competition Director

Vadim ZELICHENOK

Marketing/Sponsorship

Mikhail BUTOV

Marketing

I. KURILKIN

Services

S. KUPTSOV

Media

S. ALTUKHOV

Broadcast

V. VAINSTEIN

Protocol

I. KASYANOVA

Medical

Z. ORDZONIKIDZE

IAAF DELEGATES

Organisational

Sergey BUBKA (UKR)

Jose Maria ODRIOZOLA (ESP)

Technical

William BAILEY (AUS)

Robert HERSH (USA)

Jorge SALCEDO (POR)

Press

Anna LEGNANI (ITA)

Television

Manolo ROMERO (ESP)

International Starter

Vesa ARTMAN (FIN)

ITOs

Brian ROE (AUS) - Chief

Suren AYADASSEN (MRI)

Keith DAVIES (GBR)

Pierre DELACOUR (FRA)

Klaus HARTZ (GER)

Yrjö KELHA (FIN)

Jose Paulo MOREIRA (POR)

Bob PODKAMINER (USA)

Trevor SPITTLE (NZL)

Tien Choy WONG (SIN)

Jury of Appeal

IAAF Council by rotation

PRIZE MONEY

(US$ paid by the IAAF)

Individual

1st 60,000

2nd 30,000

3rd 20,000

4th 15,000

5th 10,000

6th 6000

7th 5000

8th 4000

Relays (per team)

1st 80,000

2nd 40,000

3rd 20,000

4th 16,000

5th 12,000

6th 8000

7th 6000

8th 4000

$100,000 World Record bonus. In addition, any athlete who surpasses a World record at the IAAF World Championships will be awarded US$100,000 donated by IAAF Partners Toyota for Women) and TDK (for Men).

 

Preliminary Entry deadline: 10 April 2013 (Midnight Monaco time)

Final Entry deadline:  29 July 2013 (Midnight Monaco time)

STADIUM

Stadium Olympic Complex “Luzhniki” – Big Sports Arena

Seating Capacity: 75,000

Track Mondo track (will be renovated with new Mondo surface and equipment)

10 lanes in the straight – 9 lanes in the oval

WARM UP

North Sports Complex (for all but throwing events)

The Stadium will be renovated with a new MONDO surface.

Distance from the main stadium – approx. 300m

10 lanes in the straight

8 lanes on the oval (400m)

All facilities including weight training

TRAINING VENUES

Sportivniy Gorodok Stadium

(holds IAAF Class 2 Athletics Facility Certificate)

8 lanes in the straight

8 lanes on the oval (400m)

All facilities including weight training

Water jump for SC is inside lane 1

WARM UP /TRAINING VENUES FOR THROWING EVENTS

Stadium South Sports Complex

Distance from the main stadium – approx. 300m

All facilities including weight training

 

For more Information, visit the LOC Website.