2011년 7월 18일 월요일
Preview in the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 - Day 1
From Aug 27 to Sep 4, the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 will be held for nine days.
On the first day of Championships, women’s marathon race starts in Daegu city and the heroin of first gold medal will be born on that day.
The marathon course will start at Gukchae bosang memorial park not from Daegu Stadium.
This is kind of circular course which marathoners have to run around the city 3 times.
Morning events will be held in Daegu Stadium from 10 am to 1 pm.
Three events of Men’s Decathlon will be hosted and Korean silver medalist, Kunwoo Kim in Guangzhou Asian Games will participate in this event.
The opening ceremony will be held on Aug 27 at 7 pm and will tell the story about dreams and challenges of Athletics in Korea. Women’s 10,000m final will be followed after opening ceremony. The 10,000 race is one of long distance event to go round the track 25 times.
Chinese runner Wang Junxia has the current world record with 29:31.78 in 1973 and that means she had to run 100m per 18 seconds steadily during whole race.