IAAF President Sebastian Coe attends first ARAF Gala in Moscow
Sebastian Coe has just completed his first official visit to Russia as IAAF President. He visited Moscow’s IAAF Regional Development Centre, met the country’s national team coaches at the Russian NOC HQ where he also addressed the All Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) Annual Congress, and later presented awards at the first ever ARAF Gala.
He also used the opportunity of his visit to meet with Russia’s Minister of Sport Vitaliy Mutko and President of the Russian Olympic Committee and IOC Member Alexander Zhukov.
President Coe was hosted by IAAF Council Member Mikhail Butov and All-Russia Athletics Federation President Vadim Zelichenok during the two-day trip.