Tickets for IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 on Sale
Daegu, Korea – In celebration of exactly a year to the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 to be held from 27 August to 4 September 2011, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) launched its much-anticipated ticket sales to the public in downtown Daegu today.
“Today marks one year to the most prestigious athletics championships in the world,” said Daegu Mayor Bum-Il Kim in his speech. “As mayor of Daegu, it is my honour and privilege to launch the ticket sales to the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011.”
The LOC held a press conference for the foreign and local media at the Novotel this morning, and launched the ticket sales in a public ceremony in the evening. Dignitaries and the public who attended the countdown event were treated to a laser and fireworks show. Sarbi, the lovable Official Mascot, was also on hand to mingle with the crowd.
Daegu 2011 will be the first IAAF World Championships to feature the new competition timetable, with its compact and exciting format guaranteed to attract new legions of athletics fans.