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Coe unanimously re-elected as the chairman of the international association of athletics IAAF

Sebastian Coe was on Wednesday unanimously re-elected as the president of the IAAF. The 62-year-old Briton will begin his second four-year term by the international athletics federation.

Coe was, on Wednesday in Doha, re-designated as chairman by a vote of 203 of the IAAF’s members. In the capital city of Qatar, will begin on Friday for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics.

“I’m very, very honored and very grateful for it,” said Coe after his or her appointment. “It was not an easy task by any means. For the first four years were a period of great change. Now, we will be in the IAAF-up.”

The former athlete started on the 19th of August, 2015, in his presidency of the IAAF, by Lamine Diack to do the same. The Senegalese was a sixteen-year period, the chairman and ceo. Coe defeated the, at the time of the Oekraïner Sergey Bubka (115 votes against 92 votes).

Coe, who is only the sixth president in the 107-year-the IAAF is packed up in the 1980 and 1984 olympic gold medal in the 1500 metres and was the world record holder in the 800 meters.

A former athlete, Sylvia Barlag, was re-elected as a board member and the IAAF. The 65-year-old, the Dutch had also to be a candidate for the office of the vice president, but it did the job.

Sebastian Coe has been re-elected to his second term as president of the IAAF.

AvatarAuteuriaaforgMoment of plaatsen08:20 – 25 January 2019 at the latest

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