Former Olympic pole vault champion Bubka also congratulated Coe on his victory and was later elected one of four IAAF vice presidents, along with Cuban Alberto Juantorena
, Qatari Dahlan Al Hamad and Hamad Kalkaba Malboum of Cameroon.
Le quatrieme heureux, avec 111 voix, est le Cubain Alberto Juantorena
, seul athlete a avoir realise le double 400/800 m aux JO, lors de l'edition 1976 a Montreal.
Bubka had also stood for re-election as IAAF vice president, and the pole vault great from Ukraine was duly voted in to the post along with Qatari Dahlan Al-Hamad, Cameroon's Hamad Kalkaba Malboum and Cuban Alberto Juantorena
I'm a bit older than Seb and saw Alberto Juantorena
do the same thing in Montreal in 1976, so I'll put it in the top-10, but we're splitting hairs here.
50 and I think I was capable of that," Rudisha, flanked by Briton Coe and fellow former world record holders Wilson Kipketer of Kenya and Cuban Alberto Juantorena
, told a news conference at the IAAF centenary celebration in Barcelona.
I followed that up with the drama of Montreal, marvelling as Cuba's Alberto Juantorena
, nicknamed El Caballo (The Horse), galloped to victory in both the 400m and 800m.
Other Twitter-like posts attack late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, urge the cultivation of moringa and mulberry trees, and suggest that Alberto Juantorena
should preside over Cuba's Olympic Committee.
In what sport was Cuban Alberto Juantorena
a world record holder in the 1970s?
Also present during the press conference were IAAF General Secretary Pierre Weiss, IAAF Communications Director Nick Davies, IAAF Athletes'Commission representative Alberto Juantorena
and Hamad Kalkaba, an IAAF Council member.
Mi preparacion consistia en viajar a un mundial, aprender de los paises a los que iba, nutrirme de su cultura y ver a gente que todavia es mas humilde que yo, como los grandes atletas cubanos Ana Fidelia Quirot, Alberto Juantorena
y Javier Sotomayor.
was a dual gold medallist over 400m and 800m at the 1976 Montreal games
US runners have been defeated in just one Olympic 400m final over the past half century, when Cuba's Alberto Juantorena
completed his unprecedented 400m and 800m double in 1976.