Moscow 2013 attendance figures
IAAF Press-Release: 396,548 attend Moscow evening sessions
The International Association of Athletics Federations is delighted to confirm that at the conclusion of the final competition session, 268,548stadium spectators had attended the eight evening sessions at the 14th edition of the IAAF World Championships, Moscow 2013. Adding VIPS, guests, media and athletes seats, the evening audience total is396,548.
Moscow’s figures overtake the total number of evening spectators in Daegu 2011 which attracted a total of 261,792 for the same number of evening sessions.
In Moscow the vast 1980 Olympic stadium, which holds more than 80,000, was reconfigured to a capacity of 50,000 for the four weekday evenings with a greater capacity made available for the opening and closing weekends.
Spectator attendance figures are based upon scan of tickets upon entry at stadium gate (multiple entry/exit via same ticket counts once).