World Athletics

International governing body for the sport of athletics
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inception
July 17, 1912
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IAAF
International Amateur Athletics Federation
International Association of Athletics Federations
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International Association of Athletics Federations (english)
start time
2001
end time
October 2019
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Association Internationale des Fédérations d’Athlétisme (french)
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2001
end time
October 2019
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World Athletics (english)
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October 2019
International Amateur Athletic Federation (english)
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July 17, 1912
end time
2001
Fédération Internationale d’Athlétisme Amateur (french)
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July 17, 1912
end time
2001
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+377-93-10-88-88
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+377-93-15-95-15
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World Athletics, formerly known as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), is the international governing body for the sport of athletics, covering track and field, cross country running, road running, racewalking, mountain running and ultrarunning. Included in its charge are the standardization of rules and regulations for the sports, recognition and management of world records, and the organisation and sanctioning of athletics competitions, including the World Athletics Championships. The organisation's president is Sebastian Coe of the United Kingdom, who was elected in 2015 and re-elected unopposed in 2019 for a further four years.
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IAAF
International Amateur Athletic Federation
International Amateur Athletics Federation
International Association of Athletic Federations
IAAF World Athletics Series
International Amateur Athletic Association
International Association of Athletics Federation
International Athletic Association Federation
Iaaf
International Association of Athletics Federations
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