The Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, fourth leg of the IAAF Diamond League, to be held in Rome, Olympic Stadium, on 6 June 2019.
Accreditation and Media Centre - Headquarter Hotel
You will receive your accreditation card at the Welcome Desk of the Main Media Centre, located in the Headquarter Hotel, during opening hours (see below). The Headquarter Hotel is the Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome Hotel (address: Viale Salvatore Rebecchini, 39 – building 1, Roma, 00148 Italia). The distribution of the accreditation cards at the Olympic Stadium will take place on 6 June only, starting at 3.00pm (at the ticket office in viale delle Olimpiadi 61). For organizational reasons, by the way, we kindly invite you to collect your accreditation card at the Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome Hotel.
PLEASE NOTE THE ADDRESS OF THE NEW OFFICIAL GOLDEN GALA HOTEL
Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome Hotel
Viale Salvatore Rebecchini, 39 – building 1
Roma, 00148 Italia
Opening hours of the Media Centre (Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome Hotel)
Tuesday 4 June 9:00am-6.00pm
Wednesday 5 June 9:00am-9.00pm
Thursday 6 June 9:00am-3.00pm
The Media Centre of the Olympic Stadium will be open on Thursday 6 June only, with the following opening hours:
Thursday 6 June 3pm-00.00pm
Entry is from Curva Sud-South Bend from viale delle Olimpiadi.
The official Media Hotel of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea 2019 is the Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome Hotel (Viale Salvatore Rebecchini, 39 – building 1). Media Representatives having requested accommodation at the Media Hotel have already received detailed information by email. For further information: media. @fidal.it
Accredited Media will be able to use our dedicated Golden Gala Pietro Mennea transport system, between the International Fiumicino Airport and the Sheraton Parco De’ Medici Rome Hotel operating with buses on 4, 5 and 6 June and upon communication of travel details to media. Media will be able to get access by showing this letter to the Golden Gala desk at the Fiumicino airport. Media will be able to use the Golden Gala transportation system between the Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome Hotel and the Olympic Stadium on 6 June; last bus, dedicated to Media, will leave the Olympic Stadium (floor level, Media Tribune) at 00.00pm. Those accredited Media wishing to use our dedicated transport also on their way back to the airport, on June 7 (buses between Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome Hotel and Fiumicino Airport) need to communicate it to the Media Centre Welcome Desk until 6 June (opening hours). @fidal.it
Organized Media activities will be held on the eve of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea 2019 (at the Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome Hotel, in the Press conference room and in the spaces adjacent to the Media Centre). A press conference with some of the most important athletes participating to the meeting, will be held on Wednesday 5 June (start time at 11:30am). The athletes' press conference will be introduced at 11.00 by a brief press briefing with the Organising Committee of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea 2019.
11.00 Italian Athletics president Alfio Giomi, meeting director Luigi D'Onofrio
11:30 Noah Lyles (200m), Michael Norman (200m), Ramil Guliyev (200m), Filippo Tortu (200m)
12:00 Marie-Josée Talou (100m), Dina Asher-Smith (100), Laura Muir (1500m), Brittney Reese (long jump)
12:30 Rai Benjamin (400hs), Sandi Morris (pole vault), Katerina Stefanidi (pole vault), Gianmarco Tamberi (high jump)
Any specific request for dedicated one-to-one pre-event interviews to those athletes not being already part of Press Conferences (the agenda will be published on the events website, www.goldengala.it), should be mailed to media. The Organizing Committee, in cooperation with the athletes’ representatives, will act in order to offer to Media the best possible answer to their requests. @fidal.it
The Photographers’ briefing will be held in the Press Conference Room (Media Centre) of the Olympic Stadium on Thursday 6 June at 4.00 pm. Numbered bibs will be distributed during the briefing: in order to collect the bib it’s requested to leave an ID and pick-it up again when returning the bib; a limited number of photographers will receive an infield bib. All the other photographers will be able to work from two dedicated infield positions located in front of the finish line and at the start of 200m.
A welcome cocktail will be presented to Media representatives on the occasion of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea: this event will take place on 6 June at 6.30pm at the Media Centre of the Stadium.
Media Centre at the Headquarter Hotel, Media Centre of the Olympic Stadium, and the Mixed zone of the Stadium, will be served by a free dedicated wi-fi internet service. At the same time, at the Olympic Stadium, both the Media Tribune and the Photographers’ dedicated positions (finish line) will be served by a wired internet connection system. Accredited Media representatives will be able to get their own internet access credentials upon request at the Media Desks, both in the Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome Hotel and at the Olympic Stadium.
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