World Cup Buzz Archives for January 2012

Altitude in Soccer: How Much of a Difference Does It Make?

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Though the debate surrounding altitude in football and sport in general has been around for a number of years, it was on April 1st 2009 that the debate was really thrown up into the air (the only pun in this piece, I promise) and into the public eye. On this date, Bolivia hosted Argentina in a World Cup qualifying match in La Paz, a city that lies approximately 3600 metres above sea level.

Altitude in Soccer: How Much of a Difference Does It Make?

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Though the debate surrounding altitude in football and sport in general has been around for a number of years, it was on April 1st 2009 that the debate was really thrown up into the air (the only pun in this piece, I promise) and into the public eye. On this date, Bolivia hosted Argentina in a World Cup qualifying match in La Paz, a city that lies approximately 3600 metres above sea level.