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IAAF Council: Ten Africans among the candidates


The 52nd Congress of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will elect, on 25 and 26 September 2019 in Doha, the IAAF President, the 4 Vice-Presidents and 13 individual Members of the Council. Ten (10) Africans are among the candidates.

They are: Ibrahim SHEHU-GUSAU (NIGERIA) and Jackson TUWEI (KENYA) for the vice-presidence ; Khaled AMARA (TUNISIA), Beatrice AYIKORU (UGANDA), Nawal EL MOUTAWAKEL (MOROCCO),Sarifa FAGILDE (MOZAMBIQUE), Dieudonne KWIZERA (BURUNDI), Elias MPONDELA (ZAMBIA), Aleck Thandisenzo SKHOSANA (SOUTH AFRICA), Jackson TUWEI (KENYA) as members of the Council.

Sebastian COE (Great Britain) who succeeded Lamine Diack (Senegal) in 2015 is the only candidate for his succession to the presidency.