London selected to host 2017 World Championships, release from IAAF, note by Larry Eder

The wait is over. By a vote of 16 to 10, the IAAF has selected the host of the 2017 World Championships as London....

Farah_Mo5kR1-WorChp11.jpg2011 WC 5,000 meters, Mo Farah, Bernard Lagat, photo by

11 November  2011



London selected to host 2017 World Championships


Monaco - London was selected to host the 2017 IAAF World Championships, the IAAF Council announced in Monaco today.


London was selected over Doha for the right to host the 16th edition of the World Championships.


The 2013 edition will be hosted by Moscow, RUS (10 - 18 August 2013), followed by Beijing, CHN in 2015 (22 - 30 August 2015).


NB: More to follow

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