Attendance World Championships in Athletics in Moscow was fantastic

"We can call the attendanceWorld Cupsimply fantastic. Neither sport except football, can not collect in the "Luzhniki" so many people at the same time "- leads the" R-Sport ", the wordsGeneral Secretary of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Essar Gabriel.

Site of the championship will be about500,000 people, it's just fantastic figures — concluded Mr. Gabriel. During the eight evening sessions World Championship in Athletics, which is a Sunday isMoscow,"Luzhniki"visited — more than 270,000 fans. This is a new record for the world championships, the previous record belonged to the Korean Daegu, where in 2011 for the first eight days of the World Cup (of nine) came to the stadium 261,792 viewers, according to "All Sport".


In the stadium box office cheapest tickets cost 300 rubles, the most expensive — 2200 rubles.

Support of the fans helpedTeam RussiawithTala won the unofficial team classification. The assets of Russians seven gold, four silver and six bronze medals. Second — the U.S. athletes who have six gold, 13 silver and five bronze medals. Third — Jamaican athletes have won six gold, two silver and one bronze medal.

According to the number of medals Russians finished second — they have 17 medals. More — only the representatives of the United States — 24 awards.

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