Among the range of subjects to be discussed are the choice of venues for the 1999 World Athletics Championships and the 1999 World Race Walking Cup. Among the candidates for the 7th edition of the World Championships, the biggest event on the IAAF competition calendar, are Helsinki (Finland), New Delhi (India), Seville (Spain) and Stanford (USA). The ballot will be conducted in the following way: if no venue has a majority of more than 50%, there will be a second vote with the last city from the first round no longer eligible. If necessary, this system will be employed until a third round ballot between the two remaining venues. The final choice of venue for the IAAF World Race Walking Cup will be made between Mezidon-Deauville (France) and Sydney (Australia).
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