Toyota sponsors IAAF World Championships in Korea

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), as an Official IAAF Partner (female athlete's bibsponsor) of the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011—to be held this year in Daegu, Korea from August 27 to September4—will provide 200 vehicles, including units of the "Prius" gasoline-electric hybrid, for use as the marathon lead car and astransportation for athletes during the championships.

TMC has been an Official IAAF Partner since the IAAF World Championships in Paris in 2003. TMC provides environment-friendly vehicles such as the Prius for use in the events, as well as presenting a World Record Award to record-breakingathletes.

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IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011

Dates Auguest 27 - September 4, 2011 (9 days)
Venue Daegu Stadium, Daegu, Dorea
Organizer International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
Expected participation Countries/regions: Appox. 200 Athletics Approx 2,000
Events 24 for men, 23 for women
Background The IAAF World Championships was first held in Helsinki, Finland in 1983. Daegu will be the 13th.