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16 may 2014

Athletics welcome back

Five years after the earthquake, L'Aquila will host the athletics competitions of the highest level.

On Wednesday, May 14th the new Stadium Foundation Carispaq Isaiah Caesar Aquila has been inaugurated with its new athletics track.  The stadium of the capital of Abruzzo, one of the landmarks that remained after the earthquake that struck the city in 2009, now houses an Olympic level track: Mondotrack 13.5 mm. Mondo, in addition to the new 8-lane track, also provided the equipment. The inauguration was attended by the leaders of the National Olympic Committee, led by President John Malagò, and Fidal. The renovation of the stadium was completed under the direction of the architect Vincent Perinelli.