Seb Coe Makes His Case For The IAAF Presidency

Double Olympic gold and silver medalist, 11-time world record holder and 2012 London Olympic Chairman Sebastian Coe is running to succeed Lamine Diack as the next head of the IAAF.

 

We’re honored that Coe has chosen LetsRun.com as the venue to make his case for the presidency to the US track and field and world (and mid-d and distance fans across the globe). Recently, he sat down for an interview with Brendan Foster and talked about his vision for the sport moving forward. The interview, which was broken up into five parts, was released exclusively to LetsRun.com - one video each day for five consecutive days.

 

Day 1: Seb Coe States His Case For The IAAF Presidency (Intro & Summary). Video below (7:45 long):
(If you don't have 7:45 to devote to the video, a transcript of the best part of this video can be found here). 

*Text highlights of Day 1

 

Day 2: Seb Coe On Trust/Doping (4:20 long):
(If you don't have 4:20 to devote to the video, a transcript of the best part of this video can be found here). 


*Text highlights of Day 2

 

Day 3: On Growing The Sport Commercially:We’ve got a sport, I think we’ve got to create a movement.” For The Athletes (5:30 long):

(If you don't have 5:30 to devote to the video, a transcript of the best part of this video can be found here). 

*Text highlights of Day 3

 

Day 4: On Marketing The Sport Across 213 Member Federations - One Size Won’t Fit All:
(If you don't have 2:53 to devote to the video, a transcript of this video can be found here).

*Text of Day 4 Video

 

Day 5: On The Possibility Of The Sub-2 Hour Marathon
(If you don't have 1:12 to devote to the video, a transcript of the best part of this video can be found here).

*Text of Day 5 Highlights

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