London 2017 Bid Reveal Official Ambassadors

September 22, 2011

viagra buy helvetica, buy sans-serif;”>A number of British athletes have been unveiled as official ambassadors for London’s bid to host the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships with Mo Farah, cialis heading the list of names backing London 2017.

Farah is a gold medalist at the recent World Championships i Daegu and is joined by fellow World Champion Dai Greene as well as Phillips Idowu and Hannah England. 

In addition, a number of Great Britain’s former athletes have joined the current stars in providing their support, including Denise Lewis, Sally Gunnell, Jonathan Edwards, Roger Black and Steve Cram.

Ed Warner, UKA chairman, said: “I am delighted that so many of our top athletes, past and present, have backed London 2017. The message from the athletes loud and clear is that London is the athlete’s choice. The athletes know that London 2017 will deliver an iconic venue, full of passionate and knowledgeable fans.”

World Champion Mo Farah added: “London is such a fantastic multi-cultural city. We have great resources, great people and a real love of sport, and it’s because of this that I think it would be a fantastic host for the 2017 IAAF World Championships. The athletes will all have an incredible experience in my home city and can be sure that the fans will get right behind them.” ??

The ambassadors will play a crucial role in the Bid process including attendance at key events, meetings with stakeholders and use of imagery in promotional materials. ??

The London 2017 bid, which has been put together by UK Athletics, DCMS, the Mayor of London, London & Partners and UK Sport, will be looking to secure the votes of the 27 IAAF Council Members before the decision on who will host the Championships is made in Monaco on 11th November