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IAAF awards attracts scores of top athletes to Monaco

IAAF awards attracts scores of top athletes to Monaco

By Staff Writer - November 23, 2017

Mary Keitany, who clocked 2:17:01 in London earlier this year, now has her sights set on Paula Radcliffe's world record of 2:15:25, will attend Friday’s IAAF Athletics Awards. Photo: Facebook IAAF
Mary Keitany, who clocked 2:17:01 in London earlier this year, now has her sights set on Paula Radcliffe’s world record of 2:15:25, will attend Friday’s IAAF Athletics Awards. Photo: Facebook IAAF

The International Athletics Associations Federation (IAAF), headquartered in Monaco, will be holding its IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 on Friday, November 24, from 7:30 pm until 10, pm at the Grimaldi Forum.

A video highlights package – each award presentation and main speeches – will be published on the IAAF YouTube channel.

More than 70 of the world’s top athletes will be in Monaco for the event. Some of the athletes expected include recently-minted world champions Mutaz Barshim, Mary Keitany Ekaterini Stefanidi, Yulimar Rojas, Elijah Manangoi, Hellen Obiri, Luvo Manyonga and Maria Lasitskene, to name but a few.

Following the IAAF Athletics Awards, the 212th IAAF Council Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26. The Council Meeting will conclude with a press conference that will be streamed live on the IAAF YouTube channel.


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