In 1995 the fifth city selected to host the prestigious IAAF World Championships was Sweden’s second largest city, Gothenburg. No stranger to hosting international events the city’s 50,000 citizens warmly welcomed the World Championships.
|Moscot & Emblem of the IAAF World |
Championships Gothenburg 1995
Economically this city has been known as the largest shipbuilding city in Scandinavia since the early 17th century in addition to being a local automotive, textile, paper and flour powerhouse.
See you next time in 1997 for the Athens, Greece for the 6th IAAF World Championships in Athletics!