First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia
IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011
Date of Issue : 26 August 2011
The IAAF World Championships would be held for 9 days from August 27 to September 4 2011, in Daegu.
The event was created by IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federation), and the IAAF World Championships was first held in Helsinki, Finland in 1983. The slogan of this year’s 13th competition is “Sprint Together for Tomorrow.” At this year’s competition, a total of approximately 6,000 athletes and officials from 212 countries around the world are expected to participate in a total of 47 events
In celebration of the 2011 IAAF World Championships, two stamps are issued, each stamp featuring the sprint and the pole vault as ink-and-wash painting utilizing croquis sketching.