Others seeking to defend their positions are Sergey Bubka from Ukraine, who is also the Senior Vice President, and Alberto Juantorena
from Cuba.Cameroonian Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, who is also the Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) President, won't seek re-election as one of the Vice Presidents.
The United States recovered the lead in the second set despite a barrage of killer spikes by Osmany Juantorena
, a former Cuba national team wing spiker now playing for Italy.
and Filippo Lanza contributed 16 and 11 points, respectively.
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.
"That's something I'm very proud of, that's something I'll very happily defend, how we approached that." 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
. "This is my life.
Osmany was declared the best player of the final and was rewarded with QR10,000, sponsored by Suliman & Brothers Company.
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.
An oft-quoted "Colemanball" is: "and there goes Juantorena
down the back straight, opening his legs and showing his class" yet he never even said it.
With Saeed Jumma, Ibrahim and Cuban star Juantorena
finding their touch and Pample putting up a plucky display, Arabi soon managed to claw their way back.
"This year I was looking for something like 1.40.50 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.