Channel 4 Athletics 2011 Sound Track
Mixcloud were proud to partner with Channel 4 for a special music curation project.
Channel 4 will be broadcasting the UK coverage of the World Athletics Championships 2011, held in South Korea.
They chose Mixcloud to help them find curators who can help source a soundtrack for sports broadcasting like no other.
The winners of this innovative crowd-source music competition have brought a new dimension to Channel 4's coverage of the IAAF World Athletics to be held in Korea in August. Below are the winning mixes who will be working with C4 to get some great music to accompany the championships onscreen and online.
We're running 6 fantastic Cloudcaster competitions supporting each of the following world class Athletes below.
Events: 100m, 200m, 400m and 4x100m relay
Record: Olympic Gold Medalist 100m, 200m and 4x100m (bejing 2008) and World Record holder at 100m and 200m
FACT: Usain Bolt DJs using a Serato Scratch Live set-up.
Events: 400m specialist
Record: Olympic Gold Medalist 400m and 4x100m (Athens 2004)
FACT: Trained under Michael Johnson
Record: Current 800m world record holder
FACT: Broke the 13 year old 800m world record time twice in 8 days.
Events: Triple Jump
Record: World Champion 2008, Olympic Silver medalist (Beijing 2008)
FACT: Describes himself as "the clean-cut black guy who used to dye his hair all them crazy colours and who's now got these studs"
Events: 1500m, 3000m, 5000m, 10,000m
Record: 3000m 2009 and 2011 European Indoor Championshipion
FACT: Farah is an ambassador for Bupa , Lucozade Sport and Nike.
Events: 100m and 200m
Record: Reigning World Youth Champion over 100 and 200m, World Junior Champion in the 100m
FACT: She’s hoping to qualify for the World Athletics Championship for the first time
Full Competition Terms here