Lamine Diack

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Lamine Diack
Lamine Diack 2015.jpg
Diack in 2015
Born(1933-06-07)7 June 1933
Died3 December 2021(2021-12-03) (aged 88)
Dakar, Senegal
TitlePresident of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
Term1999-2015
PredecessorPrimo Nebiolo
SuccessorSebastian Coe

Lamine Diack (7 June 1933 – 3 December 2021) was a Senegalese businessman, sports administrator, and athlete. He was president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) from 1999 to 2015. He was also a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1999 to 2013.

He had been under house arrest from November 2015, and his trial in France started in June 2020 because of his role over the coverup of doping in Russia.

Diack died on 3 December 2021, at the age of 88.[1]

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  1. "Convicted ex-head of world athletics Lamine Diack dies at 88". Reuters. Retrieved 3 December 2021.