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‘Helsinki 2005’ Official Commemorative Book

Helsinki, FinlandThe ‘Helsinki 2005’ Official Commemorative Book of the 10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Helsinki, Finland, 6-14 August 2005 has been published and is now on sale.

Published by and only available from the Local Organising Committee, it is profusely illustrated in full-colour, and gives the story of each event with full results and the final medal table. Re-live the three World records - 20km Race Walk, Javelin Throw and Pole Vault - and marvellous doubles by Justin Gatlin (100/200m), Rashid Ramzi (800m/1500m), and Tirunesh Dibaba (women’s 5000m/10,000m), and so many other magic moments.

Additional special chapters covering: ATG (Athletics through Generations); IAAF Congress; Finnish success at the Champs; a tribute to the volunteers. 160pp; A4 size; hard back; Text: English, French, Finnish.

Price: 49 Euros + postal charges (EU: 7.00 Euros, Rest of Europe and USA: 9.00 Euros; others please enquire). Payment by credit card (Visa, Mastercard) is available.

Post: Suomen Urheiluliiton Julkaisut,
Vesijärvenkatu 19, 15140 Lahti, Finland. Email: