The 5th World Athletics Final was held at Stuttgart Gottlieb-Damler-Stadion. VTB Bank became a title partner of these competitions. Prize fund of the tournament was competed for by the best athletes of the world. Two representatives from Russia, Elena Isinbaeva (pole vault) and Tatyana Lebedeva (long jump) are among the winners.
Citing Vasily Titov, VTB Deputy Chairman, "It is the first time in history the Russian company has become a title sponsor of such a significant competition. Moreover, for the next 5 years VTB will be a sponsor of the largest competitions under the aegis of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), and also 5 world championships, 5 world athletics finals and a World cup."