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CHAPTER FOUR

THE WORLD ATHLETICS PRESIDENT

A SPORT FOR ALL

In 2019, Seb Coe was re-elected as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations – the global governing body for athletics and track and field. Leading the board, Seb is responsible for making business decisions relating to the world of athletics across its 214 member states, while also constantly looking for new ways to innovate the sport, and empower young people to get involved. The main aim of World Athletics is make sure that athletics is a sport that’s open to everyone.


“I’VE ALWAYS THOUGHT OF ATHLETICS AS THE MOST POTENT SOCIAL WORKER IN OUR COMMUNITY."

Seb Coe