7 March, 2001 - Lisbon, Portugal - The President of
the IAAF, Lamine Diack, will hold the traditional pre-competition press conference
tomorrow, Thursday 8 March, at midday.
During the press conference, which will take place at the main media
hotel of the Championships, the Hotel Altis, 11 rue Castillo, Lisbon, President Diack will
present the World Indoor Championships, which start on Friday 9 March in the Atlantico
Pavilhão Atlantic Pavilion, and be available to answer questions from accredited
Preview information from Lisbon can be found on the dedicated IAAF web
site for the championships http://www.iaaf.org/wic01/. Middle distance fans will be
particularly interested to see the analysis of these events from the 800m to 3000m
by IAAF correspondent K. Ken Nakamura.
The IAAF web editorial team will be posting further previews in the coming hours and
live reports and results from Lisbon will be posted throughout the Championships.