Before the election, the IAAF voted overwhelmingly (164-30) not to reinstate Russia over reports that anti-doping data from a tainted Moscow laboratory had been tampered with before being handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Like Coe's unopposed selection, the Russian decision was not a surprise with the IAAF having announced on Monday that Russia will miss the world athletics championships for the second time in succession due to a doping scandal.
Athletics
WADA to review cannabis rule after Richardson ban
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Other election results saw Ukrainian pole vaulting great Sergey Bubka and Geoff Gardner of the Norfolk Islands voted in as vice presidents.
Prince Nawaf bin Faisal of Saudi Arabia was elected ahead of Alberto Juantorena for the other vice president spot.
Athletics
Burundi's Niyonsaba becomes first athlete with DSD to break world record in Zagreb
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Tokyo 2020
Great Britain set to be stripped of Olympic 4x100m relay silver after Ujah's 'B' sample positive
14/09/2021 AT 16:15