The IAAF press Conference for the 48th IAAF Congress and the 13th edition of the IAAF World Championnsip hosted by IAAF Presisdent Lamine DIACK which was taking place in the Congress Hall at the EXCO Convention Centre in Daegu on 24 and 25 August. The elections happens every 4 years, and this time we are proud to annouce that as results of the elections:
- Mrs. Claire CHEHAB was elected for the second time as the President of the Women's Committee in the IAAF: in the first round of elections, she won 97 votes of 197, behind her comes Mrs. Esther FITTKO for Great Britain with 68 votes and Mrs. Ghada Shouaa for Syria with 32 votes. In the second round, Mrs. Claire won 114 votes over 197, leaving Esther Fittko and Ghada Shouaa with 57 and 26 votes respectively.
- With the new Mediterranean Athletics Federation, M. Elie SAADE was elected as a member of this Federation, that will be preparing to organize the Mediterranean Championships in Athletics that will may be start in 2012 for its 1st edition grouping 27 countries.
- M. Nehmetallah BEJJANI was elected as a member of the Francophone Committee. ... Read more »