AK chief Isaiah Kiplagat fails in IAAF VP bid

Athletics Kenya president Isaiah Kiplagat at the launch of his bid to be elected as one of the IAAF vice-presidents on April 29, 2015. Kiplagat on August 19, 2015 failed in his bid to win the race for the VP post. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU |

What you need to know:

  • Efforts by Kiplagat to retain his seat as a council member, the position he has held since 1999, also proved a cropper during the 50th IAAF Congress in Beijing, China.
  • Coe was elected as the sixth IAAF President, polling 115 votes to Bubka’s 92.

Long-serving Athletics Kenya supremo Isaiah Kiplagat on Wednesday failed in his bid to capture the IAAF vice-president seat as Briton Sebastian Coe was elected the new chief of the world athletics governing body.

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