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World Feed Running Order AF Golden League Berlin

Dear Broadcaster

The forrecast for the AF Golden League in Berlin looks fine and several of the world top athletes are preparing for the last Golden League season.

The World Feed will start at CET 15:00 sharp. The signal will be avilable from CET 14:00 and feed you opening, closing titles, city footage from Berlin and unilateral interviews during the first 30 min. From CET 14:30 the signal from the Host Broadcaster (HB) will be followed. A count down clock will be used the last 45 sec before start of transmission.

The HB will follow all track disciplines from start to end, from presentations to resultas. In general three slomotions sequences will be used for the track disciplines.

All field disciplines that are part of the Golden League, High Jump W, Javelin M, Pole Vault W will be followed live or recorded during transmission. Other field disciplines as Discus M, Shot Put W and Long Jump M will be replayed in short summaries in the end of the transmission and if the transmission time allows.

For those who are using CIS over the Internet will have access to the Master Talk back coming from the HB. This is a test to see if the service can be developed for the future.

In the end of transmission (please see the TV handbook page 7, item 3) there will be a short - 10 sec - promotion for the upcoming Golden League meeting in Oslo July 3.


800m Split Time

400m 51,5 s (Kiplagat, Richard, KEN)

600m 1:17,5

1500m Split Time

800m 1:50,5 min (Kimutai, Philemon Kipkorir, KEN)

1200m 2:47,5 min (Polonet, Vickson Naran, KEN)

5000m Split Time

2000m 5:08 (Ndiwa, Cornelius, KEN)

3000m 7:43 min (Wolde, Dawit, ETH)

Suggested Lead In

Welcome to Berlin the capital of Germany. This City  boasts a population of some 3 and a half million people. It’s dynamic, cosmopolitan and creative, allowing for every kind of lifestyle. This is a place where East meets West at the heart of a changing Europe. It is Germany's largest city  with the political and cultural developments of the last two centuries visible throughout it’s cityscape.   It  offers so many  opportunities as it continues to develop. (25 secs City shots)  Welcome to the Olympic  Stadium  to DKB ISTAF and to AF Golden League Athletics. Once again Olympic and World Champions past and present are here in an attractive  mix of track and field events. The AF Golden League events for the Men : 100m, 400m 3000m/5000m, 110 Metres Hurdles and the Javelin.and for the women: 100m, 400m, 100m Hurdles, High Jump and Pole Vault.

These events will give a stage to many of those athletes who captivated the imagination of worldwide audiences in last seasons Beijing Olympics


With a ‘winner takes all’ ethos once again £1 million dollars will go to any athlete winning on all 6 occasions. If no athlete wins six then those winning five will share half the Golden Jackpot. 

 Good Luck with your transmission