Coe, Bubka to be inducted into IAAF Hall of Fame
"I am delighted that two more of my Council colleagues will join the inaugural membership of the IAAF Hall of Fame," IAAF president Lamine Diack said Monday.
Coe is head of the London Olympics organising committee. The Briton won 1,500-metre gold and 800-metre silver medals at the 1980 Moscow Games and repeated the feat four years later at Los Angeles, reported Xinhua.
Pole vaulter Bubka is the only athlete to have won six world championships in the same individual discipline, from 1983 to 1999. The 48-year-old Ukrainian also won gold at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
To mark the IAAF centenary, a total of 24 athletes will become inaugural members of the IAAF Hall of Fame in 2012, with the official induction ceremony taking place in Barcelona November 24.
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