GE Money Grand Prix 2006
The next IAAF Helsinki Grand Prix Meeting will be organised on 26th July 2006 at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. This Night of World Class Athletics is the last chance for the Finnish Athletes to achieve their place in the Gothenborg 2006 European Championships.
GE Money Grand Prix 2005 shortly
In 2005 GE Money Grand Prix was organised as a 2 day event on 24th-25th July. Helsinki was getting ready for the coming 10th IAAF World Championships (6.-14.8.2005). Women´s Javelin Throw was competed as a special event in the Opening Ceromony of the renewed Eläintarha training track. There were more than 4000 spectators cheering for the best javelin throwers ofn the World. Osleidys Menendez (CUB) won the competition with the result 68,47m which was the new Meeting Record.
On 25th July at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium there were more than 12 000 spectators witnessing international top performances on the track. The Grand Prix athletes represented more than 35 nationalitites. Seven new Meeting Records were made. National TV broadcast of the Grand Prix night received 647 000 spectators. Eurosport was responsible for the international broadcasting.