Basic Information Guide - 24th IAAF World Race Walking Cup 2010 - Chihuahua - MEX
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24th IAAF World Race Walking Cup 2010 - Chihuahua - MEX
DATES OF EVENT
Sat. 15 - Sun. 16 May 2010
November 2007, Council Meeting Monaco (MON)
LOCATION OF EVENT
Population - 800,000 inhabitants for the city, 3,240,000 for the state
Climate - Average temperature approximately 21°C in May.
Official airport - General Fiero Villa International Airport (CUU), 16kms from Sports City Park
Description - Founded 12 October 1709 and located in north Mexico, 350 kms from Juarez City, the biggest border city and the most visited from all America.
It is 5 hours from El Paso Texas, USA. It is the 2nd most important city in
the state in industrial and economic matters.
Altitude - 1,440 m
Remarks - Organisation by the State Government in May and June 2010 of a special event called “Three Centuries, Three Celebrations”, celebrating through national and international cultural festivals, art and history expositions, the 100 years of the Mexican Revolution (1910), the 200 years of Mexico’s Independence (1810) and the 300 years of Chihuahua’s
foundation in 1709.
Competition Venue - Circuit located into the 1st main square of the city.
ORGANISING MEMBER FEDERATION
Federación Mexicana de Atletismo
Av. Rio churubusco Puerta 9
Col. Magdalena Mixuca
Del. Iztacalco, Mexico, D.F
Zip Code: C.P 08100
Telephone: +52 55 5803 91
Fax: +52 55 5395 0357
Contact person: Mrs Claudia Patricia Pérez Olmos
Federation email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Site: http://www.atletismofma.com.mx
LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE (LOC)
Instituto Chihuahuense del Deporte y Cultura Física
Estadio Olímpico de la Ciudad Deportiva s/n
31200 Chihuahua, Chihuahua
Tel/fax: +55 614 4149 601/353
President - Miguel Angel RODRIGUEZ GALLEGO
General Coordinator - Gustavo ALVEREZ MENDOZA
Organisational - José Maria ODRIOZOLA (ESP)
Technical - Maurizio DAMILANO (ITA)
Press - Anna LEGNANI (ITA)
Television - Ernest OBENG (GBR)
Medical / Anti-Doping - TBN
Jury of Appeal - TBN (3)
Race Walking Judges -
Ann-Iren GUTTULSROD (NOR) - Chief
Anne FRÖBERG (FIN) – Asst. Chief
Stephen TAYLOR (GBR) – Asst. Chief
Ochieng OCHIENG (KEN)
Shande YANG (CHN)
Jordi ESTRUCH VALERO (ESP)
Noel CARMODY (GBR)
Janusz KRINICKY (POL)
Jill HUXLEY (AUS)
Peter WRIGLEY (NZL)
Isnardo GARCIA (COL)
Peter MARLOW (GBR) - Recorder
Road Race Measurer - Pedro ZAPATA (PUR)
There have been no set qualification standards established but it is strongly recommended, to keep a high level of competition, that Race Walkers should achieve at least the following performances:
• 20K Men 1:45
• 50K Men 4:51
• 20K Women 1:51
Therefore, competing athletes who pass the finish line at the beginning of the last lap shall be stopped if their times exceed as follows:
• 20K Men 1:35
• 50K Men 4:40
• 20K Women 1:40
Senior Races - A Member Federation may enter a maximum of seven race walkers but no more than five shall be allowed to start in the race, of which three will score in each race.
Senior Men’s Races – A Member Federation may enter a team in the 20km or the 50km or both races.
Junior Races - A Member Federation may enter a maximum of five race walkers, but no more than three shall be allowed to start in the race, of which two will score in each race.
50km Men – Only Senior athletes (i.e. aged at least 20 on 31 December of the year of the competition) may compete in the 50km Men.
20km - A Junior athlete (aged 18 or 19 on 31 December of the year of the competition) may compete in the Senior 20km race. However, a Junior athlete may not compete in the 20km and the Junior race.
Junior Races – Any athlete aged 16 to 19 on 31 December of the year of the competition may be entered in the Junior races.
No athlete aged less Uthan 16 years of age on 31 December of the year of the competition may compete in any race.
08:00 50km Men
16:30 10km Junior Men
17:30 20km Women
09:00 10km Junior Women
10:10 20km Men
(Paid by IAAF)
1st US $30,000
2nd US $15,000
3rd US $10,000
4th US $ 7,000
5th US $ 5,000
6th US $ 3,000
1st US $15,000
2nd US $12,000
3rd US $ 9,000
4th US $ 7,500
5th US $ 6,000
6th US $ 3,000