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.
Assam, Feb 22 (ANI): These youngsters have gathered at the Jorhat Districts Sports Association Field to participate in a recruitment rally b... More Assam, Feb 22 (ANI): These youngsters have gathered at the Jorhat Districts Sports Association Field to participate in a recruitment rally being conducted by the Indian Army. Thousands of youth from different districts of Assam as well as from Arunachal Pradesh took part in the process. Through this recruitment drive, hundreds of people will be selected and absorbed into the different regiments of the Indian Army. The army officials were impressed by the large turnout. The Indian army and other security forces regularly conduct such recruitment programmes in the region with an aim to increase the presence of youth from the Northeast in the armed forces.
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