Sebastian Coe invited to Košice

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The Kosice Peace Marathon, Košice city and the athletic movement remembers this year 20 years from the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, held in Košice on 4th October 1997. So far, the only athletic world championships held in Slovakia. Elite runners from 45 countries participated in the event.
Now, twenty years after this successful event, an invitation was sent to Sebastian Coe, the president of IAAF, two times Olympic winner, holder of 11 world records, leading London in 2012 to one of the most successful Olympic games in history.
The invitation signed by Peter Korčok president of the Slovak Athletic Federation, Richard Raši mayor of Kosice city, Ján Sudzina president of Marathon Club and Branislav Koniar director of Kosice Peace marathon is heading to the IAAF Headquarters in Monaco, to underline the success of the world championships in 1997 and the role of the Kosice Peace Marathon in building the pylons of world athletics.

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