Commissioner of Ukraine Sergey Bubka was elected a Vice-President of the international Association of athletics federations (IAAF) and President of the organization for the results of the vote became the Briton Sebastian CoE.
in the battle for the post of President of the international Association of athletics federations double Olympic champion in the 1,500 meters Briton kOe surpassed his single opponent – famous Ukrainian pole vaulter Sergei Bubka, reports news Agency.
for the British was given to 115 votes, Ukrainian - 92." I have no words, I Wish to thank Sergey for a good and long campaign, said kOe after the election.- We both believe in our sport, who must rightly be judged ". The head of the IAAF was elected by electronic voting, which expressed a number of delegates. One of the delegates representing Mauritania, after the submission of the electronic voting system said that "doesn't believe in her honesty," noting that some of His colleagues it is difficult to use. His message of applause was supported by a significant number of delegates. KOe, who was earlier Vice President of the organization, replacing the Senegalese Lamin Diack, who was the head of the IAAF in the past 16 years. Sergey Bubka in the outcome of the vote became Vice-President. A similar position was taken by the Cameroonian Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, Qatari Dalan al Hamad and Cuban Alberto Juantorena. The head of the Royal Spanish athletics Federation, Jose Maria Odriozola became the new Treasurer of the IAAF, succeeding former head of the all-Russian athletics Federation Valentin Balaklava. The IAAF Congress held in Beijing. We add that the current elections were held amid a doping scandal. August 5 in the IAAF has called the scandal "the pursuit of sensation" from German and British correspondents. The letter stated that the analysis of samples referenced by the correspondents in their own investigation, do not constitute doping. In Russia think the scandal element of the struggle for power in international Association of athletics organizations. With such a statement, for example, expressed the Russian Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko. 1st Deputy head of the state Duma on physical culture, sports and youth Affairs, Vice-President of all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla) Marat Bariev said the German film and the subsequent publication of doping on the topic "nonsense" and " pressure on the Russian Federation ". For its part, the Vice-President of the international Association of athletics federations (IAAF) Sergey Bubka applying for the position of head of the Association, said that to blame the athletes who are under Suspicion of violating anti-doping rules, it is premature. Remember, August 2, aired the film is German TV channel ARD on doping in athletics. There is stated that every third medal of the Olympic games or world Championships in the women's long distance (800 meters) over a 10-year period was won by athletes With suspicious data of the doping tests. Suspicion falls on the Russian athletes. At the beginning of the 2014 winter ARD aired the 1st documentary film maker was told about systematic doping Russian athletes. It was later shown the second part of the film. International Association of athletics federations (IAAF) announced that the ethics Committee will check all the facts, and the anti-doping Agency WADA has created its own Board of inquiry.