IAAF Council in Lisbon announces World Athletics
11 March 2001 - Lisbon, Portugal The IAAF Council, meeting in Lisbon on the occasion of the 8th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics, has announced the venues of a number of IAAF World Athletics Series events.
The World Cross Country Championships will be staged at the following locations:
2002, Dublin, Republic of Ireland This decision was taken at the request of the Irish Federation, who were originally scheduled to stage the Championships later this month, but had to desist due to restrictions resulting from the outbreak of foot and mouth disease.
2003, Lausanne, Switzerland
2004, Brussels, Belgium
2005, Le Mans, France
The IAAF Grand Prix Final
2002, Paris, France The Grand Prix Final will be staged in the Stade de Charlety, which previously hosted the 1994 IAAF Grand Prix Final
The World Half Marathon Championships
2003, Vilamoura, Portugal
The World Youth Championships in Athletics
2003, Sherbrooke, Canada Sherbrooke is a major university city with a population of 200,000 inhabitants, situated 140 kilometres from Montreal. The Championships will be held within the University complex.
The IAAF Council will continue their sessions on Monday 12 March and Tuesday 13 March.