The 2013-2016 IAAF Strategic Plan has six Core Values: universality, leadership, unity, excellence, integrity and solidarity, and a Vision Statement: “To lead, govern and develop the sport of athletics in all its forms worldwide, uniting the Athletics Family in a spirit of excellence, integrity and solidarity.”
Gabriela Szabo (ROM) Gold
"The most important day of this season for me ended happily.
I expected it would be tactical, the finish deciding it all.
My strong finish is a gift from God but I tried to help him by bettering myself!"
-Roberta Brunet (ITA) Silver
"Today I received a fax from my family at home saying that they wish me to fly to a medal - and I was flying!"
-Fernanda Ribeiro (POR)Bronze
"Only a little bit tired!
I did the 10k as well and after all those races my achilles tendons were hurting me very much."