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Basic Information Guide - IAAF/VTB Bank Continental Cup, 2010 - Split, CRO (formerly World Cup in Athletics)

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IAAF/VTB Bank Continental Cup, 2010 - Split - CRO

(formerly known as IAAF World Cup in Athletics)


DATES OF EVENT
Sat. 4 - Sun. 5 Sept. 2010

EVENT AWARDED
March 2006, Council Meeting Osaka (JPN);

The IAAF Council decided in November 2008 to reformat the World Cup, and name it the Continental Cup. There will be just four continental teams: Americas (NACAC and CONSUDATLE), Africa, Asia/Pacific (Asia and Oceania), and Europe.

LOCATION OF EVENT
Split (CRO)

SPLIT FACTS
Population - Circa 200,000 inhabitants.
Climate - Average temperature approximately 21° in September.
Official airport - Split Airport
Description - Split is the economic and administrative center of Middle Dalmatia. It is also the jumping-off point for exploration of the coast and islands of the beautiful Croatian Adriatic. The site was first settled when, at the end of the third century AD, the Roman Emperor Diocletian built his palace here.
Altitude - 21 metres (68 feet) above sea level
Competition Venue - City Stadium
Seating Area - Capacity: 39,000 seats

ORGANISING MEMBER FEDERATION
0BHvratska Atletski Savez (HAS)
Krizaniceva 5
10000 Zagreb
CROATIA
Tel.: +385 1 461 0117
Fax: +385 1 462 2634
E-mail: has@zg.t-com.hr
Website: HUwww.has.hrUH

LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE (LOC)
LOC CEO – Sinisa ERGOTIC
CEO Advisor – Ivica MATIJEVIC
Facilities Manager – Ivan VESTIC
Marketing & PR – Miro IVIC
Admin & Legal – Miro GRABOVAC
Media & TV – Jura OZMEC
Accommodation – Mario NEGOTIC
Transport – Ivica BUBIC
Medical – Ante PUNDE
Finance – Ivan ZELIC
Security – Marinko PRIMORAC
Protocol – Nada UJEVIC BOSNIC
Volunteers – Ivica JAKELJIC

LOC Website (under construction) - http://www.split2010cc.com/

COMPETITION FORMAT
• Four Area teams; Africa, Americas, Asia/Pacific and Europe
• two athletes per team in each individual event, except in the 1500m, 3000m, 3000mSC and 5000m where three athletes may enter with two to score
• team standings determined by the overall points total of men and women combined (there is no longer a men’s winner and a women’s winner)

TIMETABLE
Click here

IMPLEMENTS
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PRIZE MONEY

(Paid by IAAF)

Individual
1st US $ 30,000
2nd US $ 15,000
3rd US $ 10,000
4th US $ 7000
5th US $ 5000
6th US $ 3000
7th US $ 2000
8th US $ 1000

Relays (4 x 100m, 4 x 400)
1st US $ 30,000
2nd US $ 20,000
3rd US $ 10,000
4th US $ 8000
5th US $ 6000
6th US $ 5000
7th US $ 4000
8th US $ 3,000

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