Winners can look forward to winning 10,000 US dollars in prize money / Two tour winners also successful in Karlsruhe
With Villa de Madrid in the Spanish capital, this year's edition of the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold came to an end yesterday evening, with the seventh stop in total. In addition to the meetings in New York, Boston (also held in New York this year), Liévin, Torun, as well as Birmingham, Karlsruhe, and the INIT INDOOR MEETING on 28 January 2022, as the opening stop, once again experienced world-class athletics.
First over six metres: World record holder Armand Duplantis sets new meeting record to kick off World Indoor Tour Gold / Live broadcast in 71 countries worldwide
In front of an enthusiastic crowd of 1,000 spectators, the athletes at the INIT INDOOR MEETING Karlsruhe showed world-class athletics in a series of events yesterday evening at the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre. With numerous best performances as well as an enormous worldwide spectator response, the INIT INDOOR MEETING was a complete success both in terms of sport and media at the start of the indoor athletics season and the World Indoor Tour Gold.
Last year’s winner Belocian and German Martin Vogel at the start / Pictures from Karlsruhe worldwide in more than 70 countries / In Germany, meeting live on the SWR stream and in the ARD- Mediathek / No tickets at the box office
When the athletes compete over the hurdle distance at the INIT INDOOR MEETING Karlsruhe, an atmosphere in the arena is guaranteed. The 60-metre hurdles have a long tradition in Karlsruhe. When the men start on 28th January 2022, this starting field will once again include world-class athletes. Among others, the Frenchman Pascal Martinot-Lagarde, the Brit Andrew Pozzi, last year’s winner Wilhelm Belocian from France as well as the German Martin Vogel.
German top female athletes compete with the world’s best / Pictures from Karlsruhe worldwide in over 70 countries / In Germany, meeting live on the SWR-Stream and in the ARD-Mediathek
Great heights are pre-programmed for the women’s high jump competition at the INIT INDOOR MEETING Karlsruhe on 28th January 2022. In addition to the two top German athletes Marie-Laurence Jungfleisch and Imke Onnen, high jump shooting star Yaroslava Mahuchikh and Olympic champion Mariya Lasitskene have also confirmed their participation in the opening event of the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold in Karlsruhe.
Furhter allotments will go on sale in the new year depending on the situation
It took less than a week for the limited ticket allotment for the 38th INIT INDOOR MEETING Karlsruhe to be sold out on the 28th of January. Due to the current corona regulations, only 500 of the possible 3,000 tickets were available for purchase. 250 tickets are reserved for loyal partners and sponsors of the INIT INDOOR MEETING, which will kick off the World Indoor Tour Gold in 2022.
Germany's top pole vaulters compete / Stars in 12 disciplines / Advance ticket sales start on Wednesday / World Indoor Tour Gold worldwide in more than 36 countries / Meeting broadcast live for two hours on SWR Stream
The INIT INDOOR MEETING Karlsruhe has seen numerous Olympic champions, World and European champions as well as medallists of international championships in its 38-year history. Now another highlight is being added, because with the pole vault world record holder both outdoors and indoors, Armand Duplantis, "the high-flyer" of the pole vault scene has confirmed his start at the INIT INDOOR MEETING Karlsruhe on 28th January 2022.
INIT new title sponsor / Advance ticket sales starting on 6th December
When the top stars of the athletics scene come together on 28th January 2022, it will once again be time for the INIT INDOOR MEETING Karlsruhe. There will be one new milestone, though: With immediate effect, the traditional indoor athletics meeting, which will be taking place for the 38th time in 2022, will have a new title sponsor as INIT INDOOR MEETING Karlsruhe. The Karlsruhe-based company INIT, which is the world market leader for telematics solutions in public transport, is now the new title sponsor of the Karlsruhe meeting.