Juan Manuel Alonso
The combination of heat, humidity and solar radiation on the trail of the Daegu stadium have reached 26.1 index. If it reaches 28, it would mean the cancellation of the tests in the world. The combination of heat, humidity and solar radiation on the trail of the Daegu stadium have reached the index 26.1, in a red alert zone that is the prelude to the black code, whose correlation would be the cancellation of the tests at the athletics world. Black code is reached from an index of 28, considered three meteorological factors, and these extreme conditions have occurred already this morning on the slopes of warming, where athletes prepare minutes earlier of play his test at the stadium. We hope that conditions will not worse.
Fortunately, afternoon wind cools the atmosphere, sunset at seven and the danger drops, said Juan Manuel Alonso, President of the Medical Commission of the IAAF. Is not strange that both last Tuesday, in the women’s series of 5,000, and this Thursday in the male of the same test, athletes have suffered greatly while the IAAF have arranged an equipment for water to which nobody has resorted. The relative humidity of the air, which reached levels of 80 percent, in the first two days has fallen to 60, but the temperature has risen to 25 degrees and the Sun has revealed after three days remain hidden after the clouds. Source of the news: code red track walk: danger of cancellation in Daegu