World Athletics Heritage Plaques have been awarded today to seven recipients in Asia, Europe, NACAC and South America, across the categories of Competition, Culture and Legend.
On Thursday in Oslo’s Bislett Stadium, the Svein Arne Hansen Memorial Room was officially opened at a ceremony attended by two Bislett world record-breakers.
The World Athletics Heritage Plaque honouring the career of renowned Japanese marathon coach Yoshio Koide was officially presented on Monday 15 November in Sakura
Heritage Plaque officially presented to San Sebastian International Cross Country
The two-time Olympic triple jump champion was awarded the honour in 2018.
Cinque Mulini's World Athletics Heritage Plaque is unveiled on the side of the Meraviglia Mill
At the Letzigrund Stadium, annually home to the Weltklasse Zurich, World Athletics President Sebastian Coe and Felix Frei, the meeting’s President, unveiled the World Athletics Heritage Plaque.
On Wednesday (1) at the Memorial Van Damme Gala, Croatia’s Blanka Vlasic and the USA’s Mike Powell were inducted into the meeting’s Hall of Fame, which was created in 2017.
A World Athletics Heritage Plaque was unveiled in Manchester, England, on 18 August in honour of Emil Voigt, the 1908 Olympic Games 5-mile champion, and a life member of Manchester Harriers & Athletics Club (Est. 1886).
Jim Thorpe and Lina Radke are the latest recipients of the World Athletics Heritage Plaque in the posthumous category of ‘Legend’.
At the 139th Powercor Stawell Gift Carnival on Easter Monday (5), the World Athletics Heritage Plaque was unveiled jointly by The Hon. Jaala Pulford, Minister for Western Victoria, and Neil Blizzard, president of Stawell Athletic Club.
Poland’s three-time Olympic gold medallist Irena Szewinska, one of the legends among the first group of seven World Athletics Heritage Plaques announced in November 2018, was honoured last night (19 August).